Apple Watch Teardown: Repairability Score of 5/10

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The Apple Watch is finally here. Not everyone is going to get it today, but the folks at iFixit have already posted their teardown report for it. The watch has a pressure-sensitive, flexible, touchscreen AMOLED Retina display, 8 GB of onboard storage, NFC/WiFi/Bluetooth, and sensors such as an accelerometer, gyroscope, and heart rate monitor.

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iFixit has given the Apple Watch a repairability score of 5 out of 10. Removing the screen is not particularly easy but once you are inside, you can remove the battery. Board level repairs are impossible though.

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