Apple iPad 3G: Metal caseWithin the Apple iPad 3G's metal shell, are the main logic board and 3G communications board (mostly covered by metal EMI shields), the batteries, Wi-Fi and Bluetooh card, antennas, headphone jack, microphone, speakers, On/Off button, volume up/down button, screen rotation lock switch, and microSIM card slot.
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