Saturday, March 12, 2011

iPad 2 Teardown Highlights

iFixit iPad 2 Teardown is already available...they are getting very efficient at dismantling Apple iDevices.


Here is a couple minute video (much more interesting than ours) from iFixit with the highlights of their iPad 2 teardown...a few key findings: The iPad 2 glass display was found to be much thinner, from 0.85 millimeters to 0.62 millimeters. The LCD display thickness is around 25% of the total iPad 2 thickness still at 2.4 millimeters.




More iPad 2 specifics from iFixit...

Other components that power the iPad 2:
  • Toshiba TH58NVG7D2FLA89 16GB NAND Flash
  • Broadcom BCM5973KFBGH Microcontroller
  • Broadcom BCM5974 CKFBGH capacitative touchscreen controller
  • Texas Instruments CD3240B0 11AZ4JT touchscreen line driver
  • Broadcom BCM43291HKUBC Wi-Fi/Bluetooth/FM tuner combo chip
  • S6T2MLC N33C50V Power Management IC
  • ST Micro AGD8 2103 gyroscope
  • ST Micro LIS331DLH accelerometer
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4 comments:

  1. Please share the name of this beautiful nerd!

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  2. Watched her tear apart the Verizon iPhone...kind of geek p0rn. Oh...yeah, take it off (the outer cover)

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  3. FYI. Your description of the chips is not entirely accurate.

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  4. The descriptions were taken from iFixit...maybe they changed them on their site?

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