Huawei Honor Note 8 Teardown

Huawei Honor Note 8 is powered by octa-core Kirin 955 processor and it comes with 4GB of RAM. The phone packs 32GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card. Huawei Honor Note 8 packs a 13-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 8-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

The 6.6-inch display features a Quad HD resolution, or 2560 x 1440 pixels, and the device has a much-needed 4,500mAh battery to keep the screen running for a while. You’ll find a USB Type-C port on the bottom of the device, which means faster charging and data transfer.

Huawei Honor Note 8 is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, 3G and 4G. Sensors on the phone include Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer and Ambient light sensor.

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The first step if removing the SIM card tray, the phone supports dual card dual standby, for a large-screen mobile phone, dual card experience will undoubtedly be better.

Heat up the little cover with a heat up, and then insert a blade in order to pry up the cover.

Under the cover, you can find four screws that securing the back cover to phone body.

Now insert a pick between the back cover and the middle frame, slide the pick along the edge.

Lift up the display assembly a little bit. Be careful, there is a cable still connecting to the display.

Remove two screws securing the metal sheet.

Now disconnect the cable from the motherboard.

Here’s Huawei Honor Note 8 display assembly.

And then return to the body, we can see that the phone uses a three-stage design, a large area of the motherboard is surrounded by metal shield.

At the top of the fuselage, we can see that the use of plastic material, although the edges were reinforced, but still let people worry about the impact of the collision capacity, but I know that Huawei’s mobile phone before the release, will go through a series of structural strength test, so users can rest assured that use.

Remove the metal sheet that covering the battery connector.
Disconnect the battery connector from the motherboard.

In the upper left corner of the motherboard there is a small white dot, it has a red ink on the back, when there is water soaked, the white surface will be red, used to detect whether there is water into the machine, if you is red, then you will be difficult to enjoy the warranty.

Then the separation of the machine’s main camera, first of all still have to remove the camera connector cover, then remove the rear camera, you can clearly feel as the camera joined the optical anti-shake components, the volume was significantly larger, but the thickness and didn’t change obviously.

Remove all screws securing the motherboard.

Pull out the motherboard and disconnect the coaxial cable from the motherboard.

Remove the front facing camera.

Huawei Honor Note 8’s rear camera and front camera

You can see the button is integrated in the motherboard, if the button is broken, the maintenance will be a very difficult thing.

After the front and back metal shield are removed, we can see in the processor covered with a layer of pink thermal grease.

Remove the metal sheet that securing the cable connector.

And then remove the speaker module and button board.

Remove the vibrating motor. It connects to the bottom PCB via contacts.


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