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Repairability index of technology giant has been announced

American organization U.S. PIRG has announced its ranking of computer and smartphone brands according to their repairability index.

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A report by the American organization PIRG (Public Research Interest Group) highlights the different repairability indices of major computer and smartphone brands.

For this survey, the organization relies on data provided by tech companies to comply with anti-waste law that went into effect in January 2021. This law requires high-tech brands to specify a score-based rating on the ease of repair of products.

Apple, Microsoft and Google at the bottom of the survey

In the rankings, Apple and Microsoft find themselves at the bottom of the repairability index scale for their laptops. (see ranking above) Microsoft scored an average of 4.6 out of 10, while Apple scored 3.16. Dell and Asus are at the top of the laptop rankings, with 7.81 and 7.61 points out of 10, respectively. It is noteworthy that no brand received scores ranging from 8 to 10 in category A.

On the smartphone side, Apple is at the end of the ranking with a score of 2.75 out of 10. Google surpasses it with an average score of 4.64 out of 10. Motorola and Samsung brands get the best marks, with 7.77 and 5.69 points out of 10, respectively.

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