The latest disassembly video from teardown specialists PBKreviews tests the Motorola Razr 40, also known as the Razr 2023 in the USA, for repairability. It is a step-by-step guide on how to disassemble the Motorola phone and take out the various components. If you ever want to change the battery yourself or replace a cracked display, here is the right guide. All you need is some experience, tools and patience.
First, the SIM tray of the Motorola Razr 40 is removed and then the two glued backs made of vegan leather are pried off. Next, 14 screws are removed and then it is the turn of the smaller battery. The connection of which is secured by additional adhesive. Various components later it is finally time for the large battery. The adhesive of which also has to be dissolved with alcohol. The upper mainboard with the main cameras, on the other hand, is secured with various screws.
At the very end you can theoretically dismantle the foldable main display of the Motorola Razr 40. However, PBKreviews skips and points out that there is a big chance that the panel will be destroyed during assembly. Overall, the teardown test of the Motorola smartphone yielded a repairability rating of 6/10 points. Interestingly, the editor finally reassembles the Razr 40 again and starts it up normally.