Have you wondered what the inside of the brand new Pixel 5a 5G looks like? Well, PBKreviews has you covered with his latest disassembly video taking us through a detailed examination of what exactly goes into the latest affordable Pixel phone.
Once the screen is pried off we can observe a large black graphene film covering the 4,680 mAh battery as well as several covers over the mainboard and the rest of the internals. The screen also has a plastic frame surrounding by a water-repellent adhesive seal. Digging deeper we find the mainboard, cameras and battery, which requires some alcohol to be removed.
Pixel 5a 5G disassembly (source: PBKreviews)
It all ends with a 5/10 reparability rating as the host is not impressed with the easily tearable pull tabs for the battery and cumbersome tape and screw array.