Dell Streak Teardown

Hidden touchscreen connector

The main PCB connector for the touchscreen is located under a square, rubber cushion located directly below the rear-facing camera's connector. There are two chips located on the touchscreen connector--the Pixcir Tango S32 Capacitive Touch Controller IC and Atmel ATmega168P 8-bit AVR microcontroller.

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