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Tearing down HP's TouchPad (photos)

CNET's sister site TechRepublic cracks open the HP TouchPad, and Bill Detwiler offers a rundown on the tablet's technical specifications.

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HP TouchPad

CNET's sister site TechRepublic cracks open the HP TouchPad, and Bill Detwiler offers a rundown on the tablet's technical specifications, showing the hardware inside and explaining why it's built more like a PC than an iPad. Here we see the HP TouchPad as it comes out of the box.

Be sure to check out the full gallery and video of the teardown.

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Open

Inside the case of the HP TouchPad.

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Battery

Removing the battery and main printed circuit board of the HP TouchPad.

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Touch-screen controller

Cypress Semiconductor CY8CTMA395 touch-screen controller for the HP TouchPad.

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Main PCB

The HP TouchPad's main printed circuit board and battery (front).

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Disassembled

All the components of the HP TouchPad, disassembled.

Be sure to check out the full gallery and video of the teardown.

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