New Nexus 7 Teardown: iFixit Treatment Shows Easy Repair


As we all know New Nexus 7 or Nexus 7 2013 version is here and its showing great sales in its pre launch date days. Well, we are not talking about its launch or availability, we are here to show you what’s inside this new Nexus 7 device. Here’s what iFixit got while its treatment there:

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As according to the folks who dissected the device has revealed that its was found to be pretty simple and straightforward to open, and achieved a 7 out of 10 repairability score. It has the similar problem as that of Nexus 7 2012 model that its huge battery is glued to an adhesive tray.

As we know its taller, narrower and thinner – this happened because its battery is slightly smaller and this smallness didn’t hamper its performance. Well, its even improved an hour of battery life (3950 mAh vs the old 4326 mAh).

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Other details are as follows, The Nexus 7 comes stacked with 1 GB of Hynix H5TC2G83CFR DDR3 RAM, the same model found in the MacBook Pro with Retina Display. On the motherboard folks found NVIDIA T30L Tegra 3 processor, Hynix HTC2G83CFR DDR3 RAM, Max 77612A inverting switching regulator, AzureWave AW-NH665 wireless module, Broadcom BCM4751 integrated monolithic GPS receiver, NXP 65N04 Integrated NFC Chip and Invensense MPU-6050 gyro and accelerometer.

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Overall its an easy to open rear case, and all the screws are of the Philips variety. So what you say about it? Share your views via the comments below.

Also check here if you missed anything from Availability of New Nexus 7 to its launch and Android 4.3.

Source: iFixit

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September 3, 2018 06:38

Perhaps you should check what they found inside again. The RAM and processor you listed are for the 2012 Nexus 7.