Articles tagged "teardown"

Tech Insights teardown confirms Galaxy S9 uses Samsung and Sony image sensors

For some reason, Samsung isn't exclusively using its own image sensors in the Galaxy S9 smartphone. Depending on where you buy the Galaxy S9, your device will either ship with a Samsung S5K2L3 or Sony IMX345 image sensor.

iFixit teardown reveals OIS on all three cameras in the Huawei P20 Pro

The iFixit team have opened up the triple-camera Huawei P20 Pro smartphone, and they found a nice surprise: there's optical stabilization hardware on all three cameras in the triple-camera setup.

Teardown video shows how the Galaxy S9 variable aperture works

The YouTube channel JerryRigEverything recently tore down (or rather, tore apart...) the new Samsung Galaxy S9, giving us the closest look at yet at the new smartphone's camera hardware.

iFixit teardown finds Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus difficult to repair, shows dual-blade aperture

iFixit tore down the new Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus, giving it a repairability grade of 4 our of 10, and showing how the main camera lens uses two rotating, ring-like blades for switching between F2.4 and F1.5.

Lensrentals tears down the Sony a7R III in search of better weather sealing

Lensrentals' Roger Cicala just tore down the Sony a7R III to see just how much Sony did (and didn't) improve the camera's weather sealing over its predecessor. The results are a "good news, bad news" deal.

Video: Watch a YouTuber disassemble his Canon 1D X Mark II to see what's inside

Photographer and YouTuber Peter McKinnon recently tried something he himself called "the dumbest thing I've ever done." With no real experience in this area at all, he disassembled his Canon 1DX Mark II... just because.

Video: See exactly how a mechanical DSLR shutter works

YouTuber Chris Marquardt yanked the shutter mechanism out of a Nikon D500 so he could show you exactly what happens every time you press that shutter button.

Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 teardown reveals what makes the camera tick

The folks at All About Circuits have published a quick teardown of the Fujifilm Instax Mini 8, revealing the inner workings of the instant camera. Read more

Harder than it looks: LensRentals gets inside the Canon EOS 5D IV

Canon's EOS 5D IV is a formidable bit of hardware, with a 30MP and 4K video. Our friends at LensRentals have taken one apart to see how it works. See more

Retina display iPad mini gets an iFixit teardown

What's inside the new iPad mini and how easy is it to repair?

iFixit tears down the Nexus 5

How repairable is Google’s latest flagship phone?

Sony QX100 teardown: A look inside the mobile lens

Sony spills the QX100's guts.

The iFixit crew are already disassembling the news flagship smartphone from Apple.

What makes the Moto X smartphone tick?

iFixit digs into Motorola's first phone following Google's acquisition.