Motorola Droid teardown

What's more fun than playing with a shiny new gadget? Why, tearing it down, of course. This time the new Motorola Droid gets stripped down to its birthday suit.
Written by Jason D. O'Grady, Contributor


That heap of parts pictured above is not the Droid you are looking for – assuming that you want one that works, that is.

iFixit user Dr. Wreck ripped apart the Droid, and posted his teardown here.

The phone was quite a handful to take apart, having a multitude of hidden screws and latches. Interestingly enough, the sliding mechanism consisted of two rails that were imbedded (sp) within the screen portion of the device, providing a simple and effective method to slide out the keyboard. Sadly, no aliens or hidden messages to Princess Leia were found inside.

iFixit promptly awarded Dr. Wreck $300 for his efforts. Sadly, the Droid didn't make it through the procedure.

Stay tuned to phonewreck.com for a full teardown analysis.

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