The folks at iFixit have torn a new Google Nexus 7 tablet apart with an eye towards repairability. It's way easier to repair than an iPad 3, but it still has some tough points. See the soul of the new machine.
Although the official Nexus page just indicates there's a "speaker" in the back (singular reference), we clearly see a pair of drivers. No word whether it's stereo or not, as the unit was already apart when we made this discovery.
The 7-inch, 1280x800 HD display is manufactured by Hydis and designated by model HV070WX2.
All the pieces
There are some other repairability highlights: the battery can be replaced without soldering or even a screwdriver. The reddish things in the image above are copper alloy sheets which provide shielding, but they are fragile and could tear during disassembly.
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