Earlier this week, UBM TechInsights performed a teardown analysis of Research in Motion Ltd.'s BlackBerry Playbook media tablet, revealing that in addition to the Omap 4430 applications processor the product also features a four-in-one combo connectivity chip and power management and converter chips from Texas Instruments Inc.
What follows is a step-by-step image gallery produced during the teardown analysis, showing the innards of the Playbook at every step of the way. UBM TechInsights is a division of United Business media, the publisher of EE Times.
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A look at everything that comes in the Playbook package. According to UBM TechInsights, RIM has gone for a simple packaging construct similar to Apple Inc.'s iPad.