Mobility

Dell Aero Smartphone Teardown

Main PCB - Front

With the EMI shield removed, we can see the chips mounted to the front of the main PCB. Clearly visible are a Samsung flash memory module, AzureWave Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Module IC, Dialog Semiconductor audio and power management chip, and a chip from Marvell.

Photo by: Bill Detwiler / TechRepublic

Caption by: Bill Detwiler

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