If you want the Pixel Watch to be careful, iFixit says fixing it is too complicated
Experts say the Pixel Watch under the hood is a “very ugly” device similar to the “first generation”.
If you have wondered What secrets are you hiding inside the Pixel Watch so clean and circularYou should know that you are not alone in the world because we ourselves, at Andro4all, have also asked ourselves the same. In fact, it’s almost a tradition since then Every time a new device or one of the best devices is introduced We are all eagerly waiting to meet Surprises under the hood from the hand Ars Technicaor iFixit or similar experts in the field.
To see what’s inside the Pixel Watch, we had to wait a bit, sure, although first we have to tell you about it VERY CAREFUL WITH THE FIRST SMARTWATCH made by google Those who will buy one of you, because iFixit has made it clear in tearing down who – which Repairability and easy accessibility of its components is not the main characteristic at all.
In fact, this is the experts Define the inside of the Pixel Watch as “ugly” And with many feelings from the first generation, Almost prototypebuilt thinking only outwardly and without paying much attention to the condition of some key components in case of possible failure.
Bad news for those who want to buy a Pixel Watch, because they’ll have to protect it a lot: the windshield can break easily and beyond repair, and neither the crown nor the buttons.
Anyway, let’s start with the good news, because Repairing or replacing the screen under its curved glass doesn’t seem impossibleopened the watch as usual with thermostats and a plastic lever to help us separate the glass from the chassis.
So far this is good news, because the removal of the screen It will also require removing the battery Since Mosul Show It is located under the energy storage bag. First in front…
But it is not the only one because The top of the Pixel Watch is completely curved glass with absolutely no protectionso any kick in the corner can directly damage, crack or break it, which according to user reports It will not be fixed by Google for any amount of moneyWhich leaves users with a broken smartwatch that cannot be fixed via official channels. Given its design, The crown or studs do not appear to be replaceable on this smart watch.
Everything about the Pixel Watch leaves out “first-generation” sensations, with little regard for the internal aspect that is also important at Apple.
As you will see in the video, about 4 minutes long, Sam Goldheart says that once you unlock the Pixel Watch “Obviously we’re in Android country”with Ugly welds to hold some components together Like a tactile bell and Kapton tape does not exist in the Apple worldIn addition, the inner faces of the chassis are painted so that the interior of the Cupertino products also looks good.
They assure from iFixit that not only the order of the components is a problem, but also this one They are not properly rated or flaggedand that everything leaves first-generation sensibilities with much to improve.
finally, From iFixit, Pixel Watch is not given a repairability score Precisely because of all this, though, there are other positive parts like the fact that the back glass can be detached just as easily as the windshield, without actually being glued or connected to any of the sensors. Moreover, special Sam Goldheart praises Google’s new wallpaper stickerWhich comes out in one piece and without leaving any residue.
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