Today was the first day of sale for the Motorola Moto X, so that obviously means that iFixit had to tear it apart to see how it all fits together. The good news is that the Moto X scores well on iFixit's reparability scale, but there weren't any real surprises hidden inside Motorola's new flagship device. Everything is as we expected it to be.

It seems that the Moto X is a pretty easy device to repair, the only real negative mentioned is that Motorola used some pretty sticky adhesive to secure the back plate, but that will really just slow you down if you're determined. The X8 SoC is on display inside, nicely bordered by the NFC antenna so the impressive new chip is framed.

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