BlackBerry PlayBook teardown

BlackBerry PlayBook Teardown: Texas Instruments WL1283 and TriQuint Semiconductor TQP6M9002

According to Chipworks, these two chips are the:

"Texas Instruments WL1283 WLAN/Bluetooth/FM"

"TriQuint Semiconductor TQP6M9002 802.11a/b/g/n + BT front-end module"

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