In response to iFixit, Samsung has built-in the S-Pen into its Galaxy S22 Extremely with out making it much less repairable than the Galaxy S21 Extremely final yr. However we’re not going to congratulate Samsung both for the reason that iFixit rating remains to be 3/10, which is half pretty much as good because the iPhone 13 Professional.
- The Samsung Galaxy S22 Extremely is proving to be an advanced restore.
- The robust adhesives and the fragility of some elements are guilty.
- Samsung has not supplied a restore guide but.
In a video revealed this Thursday, March 4, the cellular restore large disassembled the Samsung Galaxy S22 Extremely and Galaxy S22. The highly effective adhesive and the curved design make the latest Samsung units difficult to restore.
That is very true for the common client: in line with IFixit, the Samsung Galaxy S22 Extremely scores 3 out of 10 on the repairability scale… A far cry from the repairability index rating of 8.2/10 that was given to Samsung in France.
The iFixit video permits us to see the brand new integration of the S Pen stylus within the Galaxy S22 Extremely and the same old mixture of SoC and Qualcomm 5G modem. It additionally makes it clear that will probably be troublesome to restore the machine your self. When disassembling the rear of the physique, the specialist (who just isn’t on his first attempt in disassembly) is shocked by the fragility of the plastic entrance (the well-known glasstic of Samsung).
iFixit additionally factors out that no restore guide for both smartphone is obtainable thus far. So it is not sure that you can discover a repairer keen to decide to your new S22 you probably have the misfortune to interrupt its display or picture lenses within the subsequent few days.
The reparability index of the French Ministry of Ecological Transition questioned?
This demonstration from iFixit exhibits us that the reparability index deployed by the Ministry of Ecological Transition in January 2021 has its limits. Related proper to restore efforts are being pursued within the US, however it’s evident that firms are usually not keen to co-operate even when regulatory our bodies are established.
Within the French instance, the repairability index forces producers to make all the mandatory data and spare elements publically out there so that buyers can conduct their very own repairs, however Samsung has proven reservation in these features.
What do you suppose? Have you ever bought a case in your S22 Extremely but?
Editor’s word: This text was written by Gabriel Robert, journalist, as a part of a check to affix the editorial employees of NextPit France.