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re: Teardown: Inside Google's Nexus 7 tablet
PJames   7/6/2012 11:14:54 PM
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Does someone have some clarification on WiFi module... is this B-com or Azurewave?

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ssfae   7/6/2012 8:49:26 PM
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So what kind of touchscreen does out have? Saw mention of the Elan components for a resistive touchscreen. Is this really a resistive screen with the life limitations and only single touch? Capacitive touch is certainly the expected norm in phones and tablets.

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Allan_Editor   7/6/2012 5:45:59 PM
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Hello Sanjib, in an earlier story, we estimated the BOM costs of the device to be $184.

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re: Teardown: Inside Google's Nexus 7 tablet
Allan_Editor   7/6/2012 5:44:44 PM
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Hello Chipmonk, it is DDR3. We were surprised that Google didn't go with a PoP version of the Tegra 3 and integrate LPDDR2. In this case, they are using 4 Hynix H5TC2G83CFR DDR3 DRAM chips.

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A_nut   7/6/2012 5:00:53 PM
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more powerful? 386dx40 = 10 mips tegra 3 = 10000mips

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re: Teardown: Inside Google's Nexus 7 tablet
Sanjib.A   7/6/2012 4:44:14 PM
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The price of looks very attractive for a tab with a quad core processor, 1GB DDR3 and other features. This is going to be a big hit! Did I miss the BOM cost? Is there an estimate of BOM cost available? I think the margin should be very low like the same for Amazon's Kindle Fire...and it is mostly targeted to eat Apple's share by selling more of Google's Apps.

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re: Teardown: Inside Google's Nexus 7 tablet
chipmonk0   7/6/2012 4:37:29 PM
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Allan : Could you pl. confirm the type of DRAM on board the Nexus 7. Is it really DDR3 per your comment above or are they still using LP DDR 2 like other Tablets ? Perhaps you can provide the Part No. as well, Thx.

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re: Teardown: Inside Google's Nexus 7 tablet
Allan_Editor   7/6/2012 3:44:10 PM
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@tecoholic - it's 1 GB of DDR3 DRAM. There are 4 2Gbit chips on the Nexus 7 board.

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re: Teardown: Inside Google's Nexus 7 tablet
tecoholic   7/6/2012 6:13:29 AM
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google site says only 1 gb ddr3 ram ?

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elctrnx_lyf   7/6/2012 6:11:58 AM
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good photos .. looking forward to see this product in India soon.

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