DIY tech repair website iFixIt has got hold of the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra, and torn it to pieces in an effort to see exactly how hard it is to repair.
The answer to that question is ‘hard, but not much harder than past Galaxy handsets.’ But what’s more interesting is just how Samsung has managed to fit so many goodies into a handset that promises not only the latest chipset, but a 5000mAh battery and a triple-camera array.
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First up, it’s now pretty clear why that camera hump on the back is so big: the 108-megapixel primary camera is enormous, with iFixIt explaining it covers more than twice the space of the 12-megapixel number in the iPhone 11. On top of that, making that ridiculous 100x zoom happen requires an awful lot of space for the lenses that…