Embedded Systems Conference
Breaking News
Comments
Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
<<   <   Page 3 / 4   >   >>
PJames
User Rank
Author
re: Teardown: Inside Google's Nexus 7 tablet
PJames   7/6/2012 11:14:54 PM
NO RATINGS
Does someone have some clarification on WiFi module... is this B-com or Azurewave?

ssfae
User Rank
Author
re: Teardown: Inside Google's Nexus 7 tablet
ssfae   7/6/2012 8:49:26 PM
NO RATINGS
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.

Allan_Editor
User Rank
Author
re: Teardown: Inside Google's Nexus 7 tablet
Allan_Editor   7/6/2012 5:45:59 PM
NO RATINGS
Hello Sanjib, in an earlier story, we estimated the BOM costs of the device to be $184.

Allan_Editor
User Rank
Author
re: Teardown: Inside Google's Nexus 7 tablet
Allan_Editor   7/6/2012 5:44:44 PM
NO RATINGS
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.

A_nut
User Rank
Author
re: Teardown: Inside Google's Nexus 7 tablet
A_nut   7/6/2012 5:00:53 PM
NO RATINGS
more powerful? 386dx40 = 10 mips tegra 3 = 10000mips

Sanjib.A
User Rank
Author
re: Teardown: Inside Google's Nexus 7 tablet
Sanjib.A   7/6/2012 4:44:14 PM
NO RATINGS
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.

chipmonk0
User Rank
Author
re: Teardown: Inside Google's Nexus 7 tablet
chipmonk0   7/6/2012 4:37:29 PM
NO RATINGS
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.

Allan_Editor
User Rank
Author
re: Teardown: Inside Google's Nexus 7 tablet
Allan_Editor   7/6/2012 3:44:10 PM
NO RATINGS
@tecoholic - it's 1 GB of DDR3 DRAM. There are 4 2Gbit chips on the Nexus 7 board.

tecoholic
User Rank
Author
re: Teardown: Inside Google's Nexus 7 tablet
tecoholic   7/6/2012 6:13:29 AM
NO RATINGS
google site says only 1 gb ddr3 ram ?

elctrnx_lyf
User Rank
Author
re: Teardown: Inside Google's Nexus 7 tablet
elctrnx_lyf   7/6/2012 6:11:58 AM
NO RATINGS
good photos .. looking forward to see this product in India soon.

<<   <   Page 3 / 4   >   >>


Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
EE Life
Frankenstein's Fix, Teardowns, Sideshows, Design Contests, Reader Content & More
Martin Rowe

Leonard Nimoy, We'll Miss you
Martin Rowe
2 comments
Like many of you, I was saddened to hear the news of Leonard Nimoy's death. His Star Trek character Mr. Spock was an inspiration to many of us who entered technical fields.

Max Maxfield

Awesome 3D Electronic Sculptures
Max Maxfield
13 comments
I recently received an email from someone we'll call Martin (because that's his name). Martin's message was short and sweet. In its entirety it read: "You need to see this!"

Rajaram Regupathy, Cypress Semiconductor

Add USB Battery Charging Protocols to an Android-Based Design
Rajaram Regupathy, Cypress Semiconductor
Post a comment
Editorial Note: Excerpted from Unboxing Android: A hands on approach with real world examples, by Rajaram Regupathy, the author takes you through the process incorporating effective power ...

Rich Quinnell

Making the Grade in Industrial Design
Rich Quinnell
16 comments
As every developer knows, there are the paper specifications for a product design, and then there are the real requirements. The paper specs are dry, bland, and rigidly numeric, making ...

Special Video Section
The LT8640 is a 42V, 5A synchronous step-down regulator ...
The LTC2000 high-speed DAC has low noise and excellent ...
How do you protect the load and ensure output continues to ...
General-purpose DACs have applications in instrumentation, ...
Linear Technology demonstrates its latest measurement ...
10:29
Demos from Maxim Integrated at Electronica 2014 show ...
Bosch CEO Stefan Finkbeiner shows off latest combo and ...
STMicroelectronics demoed this simple gesture control ...
Keysight shows you what signals lurk in real-time at 510MHz ...
TE Connectivity's clear-plastic, full-size model car shows ...
Why culture makes Linear Tech a winner.
Recently formed Architects of Modern Power consortium ...
Specially modified Corvette C7 Stingray responds to ex Indy ...
Avago’s ACPL-K30T is the first solid-state driver qualified ...
NXP launches its line of multi-gate, multifunction, ...
Doug Bailey, VP of marketing at Power Integrations, gives a ...
See how to ease software bring-up with DesignWare IP ...
DesignWare IP Prototyping Kits enable fast software ...
This video explores the LT3086, a new member of our LDO+ ...
In today’s modern electronic systems, the need for power ...
Radio
LATEST ARCHIVED BROADCAST
EE Times Senior Technical Editor Martin Rowe will interview EMC engineer Kenneth Wyatt.
Flash Poll