Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3 Teardown

In this guide, I’ll explain how to disassemble Kindle Paperwhite 3 to remove the back cover, battery and motherboard. Refer to this guide, you can repair your Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3.

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First of all, Insert a pry bar, pry up and remove the display frame.

The display frame was removed from the body.

Now you can find some screws securing the display assembly.

Remove all screws securing the display assembly.

Now you can remove the back cover.

Remove three screws securing the battery.

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3 come with a Li-polymer battery, capacity is 1420mah, battery model is MC-354775-05, made in china.

Remove all screws securing the motherboard.

Disconnect the LED backlit cable.

Disconnect the LED touch cable.

Disconnect the display cable.

Disconnect the button key cable.

Remove all metal shields from motherboard.

Red: Freescale MCIMX6L8DVN10AB processor
Pink: Maxim MAX77696A power management chip
Brown: Atheros AR6803G-BL3B wireless card
Blue: Toshiba THGBMBG5D1KBAIT 4GB ROM

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