Galaxy S20 Ultra teardown shows unsurprisingly big repair challenges

iFixit says there's a lotta phone and a lotta glue

Update 1: 2020/03/13 9:30am PDT

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Well, well, well, look what we have here — another exercise in cramming and jamming parts into a glass-and-metal box that is a Samsung phone. Specifically, iFixit has taken a look into the biggest and baddest one yet, the Galaxy S20 Ultra, and has found it to be not too easily repairable, rating it a 3 out of 10.

Ever since moving to a glass-and-metal construction for its flagship devices from the Galaxy S6 onwards, any teardown (for repair purposes or what have you) has to begin with a heat gun pointed to its back to loosen the adhesive holding the back pane in place. Read MoreGalaxy S20 Ultra teardown shows unsurprisingly big repair challenges was written by the awesome team at Android Police.