Experts iFixit dismantled Nintendo Switch

Specialists iFixit got their hands on a Nintendo Switch and disassembled it. The process of disassembly they documented on video.

Disassembly was pretty easy, indicating a fairly high maintainability of the device. A console-based, as we know, is a customized version of SoC Nvidia Tegra X1. In addition to his on the motherboard are memory chips LPDDR4 DRAM Samsung K4F6E304HB-MGCH 2 GB, SoC Broadcom BCM4356 that support Wi-Fi 802.11 ac and Bluetooth 4.1, the power supply controller, audio codec and other components. Touch LCD display size 6.2 inch has a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

The advantages of the design related the widespread use of screw fasteners, not glue, as well as the possibility of replacing individual components. At the same time, screws with non-standard slot that held together the body of the device, attributed to the shortcomings, along with the adhesive to mount the screen. Final score — 8 out of 10 points.

Source: iFixit


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