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RIM BlackBerry PlayBook Teardown

UBM TechInsights takes a look under the hood at yet another tablet. Inside RIM's new BlackBerry tablet is the TI OMAP 4 processor, a six-axis gyro and some other fun hardware goodies.
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OMAP 4430-alone: After the low power DDR2 DRAM memory is removed, we see the brains of the PlayBook -- the dual-core, ARM-based OMAP4430 processor. The OMAP4430 (which is featured in a package-on-package with Elpida 1 GB Low Power DDR2 DRAM) is the latest from the OMAP family of application processors by TI. Manufactured at 45-nm CMOS process, the OMAP4430 features two cores based on the dual-core Cortex-A9 MP Core general purpose processors and features a clock speed of 1 GHz.

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