Experts Say:Microsoft’s Surface Laptop 2 Is Nearly Impossible to Repair, - Labarai Ingantattu

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Experts Say:Microsoft’s Surface Laptop 2 Is Nearly Impossible to Repair,

While you may succeed in your attempt to repair the Microsoft Surface Pro 6, which iFixit has rated with 1 for repairability, not the same thing can be said about the Surface Laptop 2, also unveiled on October 2.

The teardown conducted by iFixit experts shows that just like the original model, the new Surface Laptop comes with a lot of glue, especially on the battery, which makes it nearly impossible to replace.

Furthermore, the CPU, RAM, and the onboard storage are soldered to the motherboard, so you can’t replace one without the other. Hardware upgrades are thus out of the question, and in case something breaks down, like the CPU, the entire assembly needs to be replaced.

Also, small components like the microSD card reader are super-difficult to reach without actually removing the screen. iFixit says opening the device is still destruction

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