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Verizon's Droid X Get's Disassembled

By - Source: Tom's Hardware US | B 18 comments

We've already seen pictures of the iPhone 4 torn asunder but what about the latest Android device from Verizon?

It's almost a rite of passage at this stage. Every time a new gadget launches, there's always someone willing to disassemble it and photograph the guts for the rest of us to see. The photos are always fun to look at but you know what's even more fun? A video.

Performed by Max of Droid X, a blog dedicated to all things Droid X, the video below shows a complete disassembly of the newest and still unreleased Android phone from Verizon. Max says in the video that he's "done it a couple of times before" so you can rest easy knowing that beautiful piece of kit is going to be put back together after the demo.

Droid X Tear Down

For all the gory pictures, hit up droidx.net.

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    Diabolical User , June 25, 2010 10:30 PM
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    It's almost a rite of passage at this stage
    I would agree with that.
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    house70 , June 26, 2010 1:55 AM
    looks like he's having fun!
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    idkhahaha , June 26, 2010 4:56 AM
    lol do we really need a guy to show normal people, how to disect a Droid X? Normal/daily people, only wants to know their cell phone functions properly, and not like iPhone 4.
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    guanyu210379 , June 26, 2010 4:57 AM
    Why don't you just give that to me instead of disassembling it?
    hehehehehehehe....
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    dEAne , June 26, 2010 9:11 AM
    It's not only in medical school you can see things being dissected, in electronics there are lots of fun.
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    callousdigits , June 26, 2010 1:57 PM
    "get's" disassembled? Not every "s" deserves an apostrophe, people!
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    lashton , June 26, 2010 8:14 PM
    callousdigits"get's" disassembled? Not every "s" deserves an apostrophe, people!

    lol yeah not like it get belongs to someone
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    randomizer , June 27, 2010 12:33 PM
    callousdigits"get's" disassembled? Not every "s" deserves an apostrophe, people!

    It's a sad day indeed when people openly admit to reading nothing but the article title.
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    Xatos , June 27, 2010 4:00 PM
    No disassemble, no disassemble! Droid 5 alive!
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    bourgeoisdude , June 27, 2010 5:36 PM
    XatosNo disassemble, no disassemble! Droid 5 alive!


    LMAO you forgot Stephanie!
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    loomis86 , June 27, 2010 9:03 PM
    "you'll need a T5 star thing"

    LOL, it's called a torx
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    PuckerFactor , June 27, 2010 10:11 PM
    I don't see the need to do this? Now if the guy pulled a Pacemaker out of his chest...then disassembled it...I'd be impressed...because that's entertainment!
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    kinggraves , June 28, 2010 1:01 AM
    idkhahahalol do we really need a guy to show normal people, how to disect a Droid X? Normal/daily people, only wants to know their cell phone functions properly, and not like iPhone 4.


    PuckerFactorI don't see the need to do this? Now if the guy pulled a Pacemaker out of his chest...then disassembled it...I'd be impressed...because that's entertainment!


    You folks must be lost. This is a hardware site, and as such, we like to see hardware get taken apart. It's very informative to know exactly how things work. We are not "normal" people.
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    sudeshc , June 28, 2010 4:07 AM
    lol they didnt provide any info on how things work, its just pics of hardware how would you fig. out what fits where and does what?
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    rocky1234 , June 28, 2010 5:12 AM
    cool phone but the guy talking it a part has no clue about tools at all. T5 star thing lol it is called a Torx T5 screw driver. Also was the phone actually running when he pulled the battery out it looked like the screen was on. That is really good for the phone NOTT!! Other than that great phone I never watched the video as I stopped it at the T5 star thingy I didnt want to watch him destroy the phone any farther.
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    joebob2000 , June 28, 2010 5:29 PM
    rocky1234cool phone but the guy talking it a part has no clue about tools at all. T5 star thing lol it is called a Torx T5 screw driver. Also was the phone actually running when he pulled the battery out it looked like the screen was on. That is really good for the phone NOTT!! Other than that great phone I never watched the video as I stopped it at the T5 star thingy I didnt want to watch him destroy the phone any farther.


    Most phones could care less if they lose battery at any given moment. The worst that could happen is you lose any info updates since your last successful poweroff but this is uncommon on new phones. As a blackberry user, I have done this all too often; the phone is no worse for the wear after it reboots.
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    Anonymous , December 13, 2010 7:15 PM
    My Droid X started vibrating while watching this, lol.
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    Anonymous , September 30, 2011 4:29 AM
    It is not harmful for the phone to remove the battery while it is on...many phones require a "battery pull" to actually reboot, using the power button basically just puts many devices in a sort of standby or sleep state, and doesn't actually turn them fully off. As joebob2000 posted in reference to his BlackBerry, the only way to TRULY turn a BlackBerry off is to remove the battery....and it doesn't matter what year device it is, either - both my ancient 8100 pearl and my Bold 9700 are that way, as well as my 8220 Pearl Flip , and the new Bold Dakota 9900.