It’s not a 8/10 but maybe a 5 or 6? I think the rating got influenced by the *expected* lifetime of some important parts. Does iFixit uses some chart how to award a rating? Or is this more kind of a subjective rating?
Only a handful of components aren’t soldered and you have to take a lot apart to change common parts like the display. I understand why it’s not a 8 or 9 but a fully agree I don’t understand why it’s a 6 and not e.g. a 5 or 7. Is there any comparison what has to exist to justify a specific grade?
Thx, great teardown! Whats the “NXP Q31A1” for? Any idea?