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Teardown: Google Pixel C (C1502W)

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

The Google Pixel C is an Android tablet designed and built from start to finish by Google with a full keyboard, USB Type-C charger and multi-angle display functionality. The Google Pixel C Tablet features 32GB eMMC Flash, 3GB DDR4 SDRAM, NVIDIA Apps Processor, Quad-Core CPU, Quad-Core GPU, Tegra X1, Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow), 10.2" IPS LCD, 2,560 x 1,800 pixels with In-Cell Touchscreen and 8MP Primary Camera with 2MP Secondary Camera.

Summary points:

Google Tablet with 32GB eMMC Flash and 3GB DDR4 SDRAM

NVIDIA Apps Processor, Quad-Core CPU, Quad-Core GPU, Tegra X1

Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)

10.2" IPS LCD, 2,560 x 1,800 pixels with In-Cell Touchscreen

8MP Primary Camera with 2MP Secondary Camera

Target market: Mass Market

Released: 4Q2015

Pricing: $499 USD (Google Store)

Availability: Worldwide

Total cost (direct materials and manufacturing): $239.62

Major Components:

10.2" Diagonal, TFT LCD, LTPS, IPS, 2,560 x 1,800, In-Cell Touch, 130.4g
MFG: JAPAN DISPLAY INC. (Qty: 1)

Apps Processor, Tegra X1, 64-bit Octa Core, Quad-Core Cortex-A57 Cores and Quad- Core Cortex-A53, 256 GPU Cores, 20nm MFG: NVIDIA CORPORATION
MPN: Tegra X1 (Qty: 1)

SDRAM, Mobile DDR4-1600, 1.5GB MFG: SAMSUNG SEMICONDUCTOR INC.
MPN: K4F2E304HM-MGCH (Qty: 2)

Battery Pack, Li-Polymer, 2-Cell, 3.8V, 9,000mAh, 34.2Wh, w/ Flex PCB and 1 7-Position Pin Socket Connector MFG: AMPEREX TECHNOLOGY LTD. (Qty: 1)

Enclosure, Main, Bottom, Die-Cast Aluminum, Machined, Anodized, Printed, w/ ESD/EMI Coating (Qty: 1)

10-Layer, FR4/RCF HDI, Any Layer Stacked Via, Lead-Free MFG: COMPEQ MANUFACTURING CO. LTD. (Qty: 1)

Flash, eMMC NAND, 32GB, MLC MFG: SAMSUNG SEMICONDUCTOR INC.
MPN: KLMBG4GEND-B031 (Qty: 1)

Primary Camera Module, 8MP, BSI CMOS, 1/4" Format, Auto Focus Lens, 5P Lens (Qty: 1)

BT/WLAN Module, Contains Broadcom BCM43540LKUBG, IEEE802.11a/b/g/n/ac, 2.4GHz/5GHz, Bluetooth V4.1+HS, FM Radio MFG: AZUREWAVE TECHNOLOGIES INC. MPN: AW-CM195NF (Qty: 1)

Power Management IC MFG: MAXIM INTEGRATED PRODUCTS INC.

MPN: MAX77621AEWI (Qty: 2)

Device OverviewDevice Overview

Primary Camera ModulePrimary Camera Module

Main PCB TopMain PCB Top



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