Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablets aren’t necessarily meant to be hacked, upgraded, or repaired by customers. They’re basically cheap tablets with good screens and decent performance designed to get you to buy more content from Amazon’s digital music, movie, book, and app stores.

But Amazon’s tablets do have a track record of being pretty easy to root, install custom ROMs on, and repair. Until now.

The folks at repair shop iFixit tore apart the new Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7 and they weren’t particularly pleased with what they found.

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7 teardown

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