Galaxy S10 teardowns show off the ultrasonic fingerprint sensor and hole-punch screen
The Galaxy S10 is about to hit stores, which means that it’s time for the long-standing tradition of the teardown. iFixit stripped Samsung’s latest phone down to pieces to figure out what makes it tick.
iFixit has teardowns of all three of Samsung’s new phones: the S10 and the S10e in its usual photo format and a video disassembly of the S10 Plus that really gives you an idea of just how tough it is to break apart. Interestingly, once you get past all the prying and gluing, the S10 is pretty modular. The front and rear cameras, the headphone jack, and even the motherboard pop out pretty easily.
One holdout is the new ultrasonic fingerprint sensor. As iFixit’s teardown shows, the sensor is fused into…