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Teardown: Microsoft - Surface Pro 4 (1724)

08 January 2016
The following is an overview of a teardown analysis conducted by IHS Technology Teardown Services.

Microsoft - Surface Pro 4 (1724)

The Microsoft Surface Pro 4 offers a PixelSense display, the 6th Gen Intel Core processors, and Surface Pen. The Surface is designed to go from laptop to tablet in a snap and connect seamlessly to other devices.

Summary points:

  • Microsoft's tablet with 128GB SSD and 4GB SDRAM
  • Intel 2.2GHz Dual-core m3-6Y30 Processor with 4MB cache
  • Runs Windows 10
  • 12.3" IGZO PLS LCD, 2736x1824 pixels with Capacitive Touchscreen
  • 8MP Primary Camera module, 5MP Secondary Camera Module

Target market: Mass Market

Released: 4Q2015

Pricing: $899.00 USD

Availability: Worldwide

Total cost (direct materials and manufacturing): $469.49

Major Components:

- 12.3" Diagonal, TFT LCD, IGZO, PLS, 2736 x 1824, N/T - MFG: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO LTD - MPN: LTL123YL01-002 - (Qty: 1)

- Display Window / Touchscreen Assembly, 12.3" Diagonal, Capacitive, G1F Type, w/ Corning Gorilla Cover Glass & OCA, w/ Integral Rigid PCB & Flex PCBs - (Qty: 1)

- CPU, Intel Core m3-6Y30 Processor, Dual-Core, Up to 2.2GHz, 4MB Cache, Integrated Intel HD Graphics 515, 14nm - MFG: INTEL CORP - MPN: HE8066201930521 - (Qty: 1)

- SSD Mini PCIe Module, 128GB, M.2 - MFG: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO LTD - MPN: MZFLV128HCGR-000MV - (Qty: 1)

- SDRAM, Mobile DDR3-1866, 1GB - MFG: SAMSUNG SEMICONDUCTOR INC - MPN: K4E8E304EE-EGCF - (Qty: 4)

- Enclosure, Main, Bottom, Die-Cast Magnesium Alloy, Machined, Painted, Printed - (Qty: 1)

- 10-Layer, FR4, Lead-Free - MFG: UNIMICRON TECHNOLOGY CORP - (Qty: 1)

- Battery Pack, Li-Polymer, 2-Cell, 7.5V, 5087mAh, 38.2Wh - MFG: DYNAPACK INTERNATIONAL TECHNOLOGY - MPN: DYNR01 - (Qty: 1)

- Digitizer Pen - (Qty: 1)

- Cooler Assembly, 2 Stamped Copper Plates, 4 Stamped / Formed Metal Mounting Clips, 2 Copper Tubes, w/ Thermal Transfer Material & Insulators, & White Mylar Label - (Qty: 1)

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