LG G6 disassembly reveals an advanced heat pipe, sealed-in Li-Po battery

Dedicated teardown and disassembly outlets like iFixit won’t have much work to do on the G6, other than the odd repair guide – LG took its latest smartphone apart right in front of us. Hint: it’s good to start by removing the SIM card tray.

Popping off the Gorilla Glass 5 back panel reveals a rather massive fingerprint reader assembly complete with controller, all mounted to the cover. On the phone we see the wireless charging coil, but as you’ve probably already found out, that’s only going to be present on the US versions of the G6. Sad.

Screwdriver at the ready! Removing a…