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Samsung Galaxy S7 edge Teardown

Before starting tear Samsung Galaxy S7 edge down let’s remember what specs list it comes with. The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge was launched in February 2016. The phone comes with a 5.50-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1440 pixels by 2560 pixels at a PPI of 534 pixels per inch.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is powered by 1.6GHz octa-core and it comes with 4GB of RAM. The phone packs 32GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 200GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge packs a 12-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 5-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge runs Android 6.0 and is powered by a 3600mAh non-removable battery. It measures 150.90 x 72.60 x 7.70 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 157.00 grams.

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Tools needed: Screwdriver, tweezers, crowbar and guitar pick
First of all, take out the SIM card tray.

There is a “T” shape design on the SIM card tray, to avoid inserting backward cannot be removed or damaged SIM / SD contact terminal.

Heat up the edges of the back cover about 3-5 minutes.

Prying up a little bit with a suction cup, and then insert a guitar pick between the back cover and the chassis.

Slide the guitar pick along the back cover edges until the back cover takes off.

Now the back cover was removed.

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge back cover’s around using the full foam rubber seal, in order to achieve water & dust effects.

Remove twelve screws that securing the wireless charging & NFC module, antenna bracket and speaker module.

Remove the antenna bracket.

Antenna bracket using LDS Laser Direct Structuring Technology

Remove the wireless charging & NFC module.

Remove the speaker module.

There is a layer of graphite thermal film on the speaker.

Disconnect the battery connector.

Disconnect the front camera cable.

Disconnect the earpiece $ light distance sensor cable.

Disconnect the display video cable.

Disconnect the side button cable.

Remove the front camera.

Front camera: 5MP, the model is S5K4E6XP, a single-pixel area of 1.34μm

Disconnect the RF cable and coaxial cable.

Disconnect the bottom board cable.

Remove the motherboard.

Disconnect the rear camera cable and remove it.

12 million pixels, with 1.4μm single pixel area, support “double pixel phase focusing”, and uses STMicroelectronics’s K2G2IS gyroscope.

SOC: Qualcomm Snapdragon 820



RF receiver: Skyworks SKY78042

Wireless charging IC: IDT IDT 9221, supports the wireless fast charge

NFC: NXP 67T05

Wi-Fi: Murata KM5D18098

IMU: 6-axis inertial measurement unit STMicroelectronics LSM6DS3

PMI: Qualcomm PM8996

Barometer: STMicroelectronics LPS25HB

Remove three screws securing the headphones base & Micro-USB module and remove it.

Remove the light distance sensor & charge indicator module.

Remove the earpiece.

Remove the vibration motor.

Vibration motor model is 0832, using double-sided adhesive fixed.

Remove the side button FPC module.

The battery fixed by double-sided adhesive, to remove the battery, you need a crowbar.

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge’s battery rated capacity of 3600mAh, the nominal voltage of 3.85V, charging limit voltage of 4.4V

Now heat up the display to remove it.

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge’s copper pipe

Remove the display assembly.

Middle frame

Remove the bottom board.

Remove the fingerprint sensor module.

Touchscreen IC model: S6SA552X


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