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3/11/2011
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Apple iPad 2 3G Teardown

Apple began shipping the iPad 2 at 5 p.m. at its stores and other affiliated retailers nationwide on March 11. Apple's original announcement was vague, as Apple always seems to be, about what's under the hood of their newest device, and yet, the lines stretched and turned for block, with consumers desperate to be the first to have the iPad 2. Our crack teardown team at UBM TechInsights waited in line for 12 hours in Syracuse, NY! But the early results are in, and there were a few surprises. Fo
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This is the data transmission and reception board of the Apple iPad 2 3G edition. That Qualcomm chip (another major win, now that the chip is in the Verizon iPhone and the Motorola Xoom) can send data over the gamut of AT&T and Verizon 3G transports.

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