Apple

Cracking Open the Apple iPad

Apple iPad A4 processor and other chips

With the metal shield removed, you can see the Apple iPad's A4 processor, two large Samsung NAND Flash memory chips, a Broadcom I/O controller, and chips from Texas Instruments and NXP.

The markings on the A4 processor are:
N26GUOF 1007
K4X2G643GE JGC8
APL0398 33950084
YNL185A3 1004

The markings on the Samsung chips are:
952 K9LCG08U1M-LCB0
FAKG08X1

The markings on the Texas Instruments chip is:
CD3240A1
02A0KET?C1

The markings on the Broadcom I/O controller are:
BCM5973KFBGH
HS0951 P11
951295 B1
APPLE 343S0446

The markings (at least those I can see) on the NXP chip are:
L06
01
ZSD951

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Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop supp...

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