With the screws off, we take
the biggest knife we can findan Opening Tool to pry open this phablet.
No other tools needed, and we're in … looks like the inside of a phone to us! There is one flex cable which still connects the back cover with the main assembly of the Mate 9.
This single flex cable is responsible for the flashlight, the fingerprint sensor, and the volume and power buttons! What a versatile beast!