Vivo X20 Plus teardown

As vivo’s first full screen flagship, the vivo X20 Plus has received much popularity with its excellent appearance design and high specification among young people. Now, let’s start the teardown to explore the phone’s internal design.

vivo X20 Plus teardown
The vivo X20 Plus adopts good material comprehensive protection on its components. The teardown on the vivo X20 Plus is at a medium level of difficulty.

teardown tools
The main tools during the teardown process include screwdriver (Pentalobe and Phillips), suction cup, pry, clip and so on.

remove the SID card tray
We need to remove the SIM card tray before the phone’s teardown.

remove screws at the bottom
First of all, use a hexagonal screwdriver to remove two screws at the vivo X20 Plus’ bottom. Control your strength during this process to avoid breaking screw.

remove screen
The vivo X20 has used dense clip fixing method combined with lamination glue on its surroundings, which make it difficult to open the smartphone. We utilize a suction cup and crow plate to remove the screen.

remove the screen
The vivo X20 Plus adopts popular full screen design, so its fingerprint reader module is designed on the back. The front plate and the back cover are connected by wire. Be careful and not to break the wire.

internal design
The vivo X20 Plus has better internal design and workmanship compared with its predecessor. Except screw fixation, the phone also adopts contact design to effectively save internal space.

screen
Only the fingerprint reader module is placed on the vivo X20 Plus’ back. Other main components are on the screen. So the cost will be high if the user wants to change a new screen.

screen
Many components have been densely placed on the vivo X20 Plus’ screen. Basically all the areas have been protected by shield cover and graphite layer.

remove the battery
Before remove the battery, we need to disconnect the wire on the battery which connects the battery and motherboard.

remove the battery
Compared with other smartphones, vivo phone’ battery is easier to remove. All we want is to follow the tips on the battery. Tear the white tape and pull the green tape, then we can successfully remove the battery.

vivo X20 Plus battery
The battery design of the vivo X20 Plus basically keeps vivo’s style. To avoid the deformation of the battery, we have used the pry.

vivo X20 Plus battery
The vivo X20 Plus sports a 3,905mAh Li-Polymer battery, which can perfect match the 6.43-inch full screen. The battery supports 18W quick charge and has long life.

remove the battery
After remove the battery, we use the screwdriver to remove the fixed screws on the motherboard. In the meantime, disconnect the wire which connects the battery and the motherboard. Then remove the motherboard.

motherboard
From the motherboard, we can see that the vivo X20 Plus’ components are basically protected by shield cover. Most components are fixed by welding method and these can’s be used again once removed.

camera
The vivo X20 Plus features the 12MP and 12MP dual camera setup which has F/2.0 aperture on the front alongside the 12MP and 5MP dual-rear dual camera setup which has F/1.8 aperture.

motherboard
The motherboard of the vivo X20 Plus has more compact design than its predecessor’. Words are clearly printed on the components.

processor
This area is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chip. The 64GB ROM card is provided by Samsung.

remove vice board
Then we remove the vice board. Disconnect the wire and fixed screws on it. The loudspeaker, mac and earphone port as well as data port are designed on the vice board.

micro USB port
The vivo X20 Plus still provides the micro USB port. Although the phone doesn’t provide the Type-C port, it still supports quick charge. The micro USB’s cost is lower than the Type-C’.

Summary:
The vivo X20 s vivo’s first full screen smartphone. Compared with the vivo X20, the X20 Plus features larger screen which can bring better visual effect. In the meantime, the phone’s internal design adopts good workmanship and material. It has compact design. The vivo X20 Plus, which boosts of good appearance and internal layout, is an excellent full screen smartphone.
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