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    Galaxy S6 teardown video hits the web, confirms the battery is hard to remove

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    Last updated: March 24th, 2015 at 13:31 UTC+01:00

    The Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge represent a stark change in Samsung's approach to designing its smartphones. Gone are the cheap-feeling (yet highly ergonomic) plastic builds that dominated the design of the company's previous flagships, and as a result, so have some useful features like a removable battery, expandable storage (though the use of super fast internal storage is a bigger reason for why there's no microSD slots on these phones), and water resistance.

    As far as the battery is concerned, we recently found out that the battery on the Galaxy S6 devices can actually be removed by the end-user, though the procedure to do so isn't exactly something the average consumer would be comfortable with. Well, if you needed more confirmation on the fact that getting to the battery on these phones won't be a walk in the park, you can take a look at a video that has hit the web and shows the Galaxy S6 being torn down to its bare essentials.

    Given the impressive metal and glass build of the Galaxy S6 and its curved sibling, it's not surprising to see that opening them up isn't an easy task. It's safe to say that users would be better off sending their S6/S6 edge to Samsung for anything related to repairs; you can check out the teardown by hitting the play button in the video below.

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