Wiko Pulp 4G iFixit teardown reveals a repairability scale of 7/10

Wiko Pulp 4G

iFixit announced that it has successfully conducted a teardown of the Wiko Pulp 4G smartphone. The main goal of the Wiko Pulp 4G smartphone is to deliver the best cost and performance ratio. The repairability scale of 7/10 indicates the fact that the low price of Pulp 4G does not necessitate low repairability.

The main highlight of the Wiko Pulp 4G smartphone is that you can remove the 2500mAh Li-Po battery with a gentle move of a finger.

Wiko Pulp 4G

 

The handset doesn’t offer any glues and it bears only standard Phillips screws. This method enables you to easily repair the phone. According to iFixit, any repair will benefit – thumbs up.

Wiko Pulp 4G

According to iFixit, most of the internal components on the Wiko Pulp 4G smartphone are modular, which includes the motherboard and daughterboard. The main problem is that you will find soldered parts, which requires the replacement of the whole board.

Wiko Pulp 4G

Moreover, both of them are connected via a detachable cable. iFixit concludes that this kind of manufacturing will most likely increase repair costs.

On the specifications front, the Wiko Pulp 4G features a 5-inch IPS HD display, Snapdragon Quad-Core processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, 13MP rear camera loaded with Android 5.1 Lollipop. You will be able to extend the storage up to 64GB. You can record FHD videos at 30fps.

The Pulp 4G handset offers a traditional headphone port including an integrated stereo FM Radio receiver. The phone accommodates one micro SIM and nano SIM slots.

As per iFixit guidelines, a repairability scale of 10 indicates that you can easily repair the smartphone. The scale of 7 for Wiko Pulp 4G indicates that you can easily repair the phone but with few drawbacks.

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