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FCC Looks Inside Apple's iPad

The Federal Communications Commission has provided the first literal inside look at Apple's iPad, posting 17 photos of its teardown of the new device. The pictures are believed to have been taken as part of the FCC's certification process, under which the iPad gets a seal of approval that its stray electronic emissions are within acceptable limits.

The FCC teardown pictures reveal a tightly laid-out core, as one would expect from a computer of this caliber. Along with Lithium-Ion batteries and flex connectors, the photos reveal some of the Bluetooth and Wi-Fi innards.

To see the photos and continue reading, see the full story at InformationWeek.com.

— Alexander Wolfe, InformationWeek

netmeister 12/5/2012 | 4:40:04 PM
re: FCC Looks Inside Apple's iPad

Given the low pricing on this device, it was more complex than I expected. I figured it would have been reduced to just a single chip (processor and memory) + screen +  batteries + speakers + couple buttons. Seems like they could pull a reasonable amount of cost out of it still with another round of system-on-a-chip integration.

joset01 12/5/2012 | 4:40:02 PM
re: FCC Looks Inside Apple's iPad

They'll slim it down for V2 no doubt.

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