The new dual core A5 chip inside the iPad 2 is very fast, but as always, Apple isn't very forthcoming on its origin. UBM TechInsights dissected the chip and found it to be a Samsung fab. TechInsights also provided a cost breakdown of all the iPad 2 components.
Our first inclination that this could be a Samsung-manufactured processor was the similarity in word mark between the A5's font, and the font in the Apple A4 (A4 wordmark is in the inset image).
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