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If the Pixel 3 XL teardown hasn’t satisfied your teardown tooth, the video team is here to please with the Pixel 3 video teardown!

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  1. Teardown Update: After finding a Samsung-made OLED display in the larger Pixel 3 XL, we dissected the display in our vanilla Pixel 3. Surprise—it's from LG Display! This is a full reversal from the situation last year, when the Pixel 2 got a Samsung panel and its bigger sibling had a display from LG.
    • Teardown Update: After finding a Samsung-made OLED display in the larger Pixel 3 XL, we dissected the display in our vanilla Pixel 3. Surprise—it's from LG Display!

    • This is a full reversal from the situation last year, when the Pixel 2 got a Samsung panel and its bigger sibling had a display from LG.

    • Rumor has it LG has been working hard to improve its OLED mobile technology—we're curious to see how their new display fares this year!

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    • The only screws are standard T3 Torx fasteners.
    • Repair-friendly stretch-release adhesive secures the battery.
    • O-rings and adhesives for waterproofing complicate repairs, but make difficult liquid damage repairs less likely.
    • Display repairs are much more difficult than previous models, requiring complete disassembly of the phone.
    • To service any component, you'll have to painstakingly un-glue (and later re-glue) the glass rear panel.
    • Front and back glass means increased vulnerability to drop damage.
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Is the pixel 3 display supplied by Samsung like the pixel 3 xl?

Max Ulloa - crwdns2853112:0crwdne2853112:0

I’m sure they would have mentioned if it was not.

Milan Cosovic -

Sorry for the delay! The Pixel 3 model we got actually had a LG display! We’ve updated the teardown to reflect this.

Arthur Shi -

The Pixel 3 and 3XL phones have LG's POLED displays

madgear2707 -

Can you share the manufacturer of the display?

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