- Nov 9, 2015
After many delays, the Essential Phone has finally started shipping. If so far you've been on the fence about buying one, here's a new detail that may or may not help inform your decision. The Essential Phone is almost impossible to repair. This has been revealed by iFixit through a thorough teardown of the device. The Essential Phone scores 1 out of 10 on iFixit's repairability scale, where 10 means easiest to repair. As you may know, the handset is made from premium materials - the frame is titanium, the back plate is ceramic. The use of such exotic materials may be to blame for...