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The first iPhone 5 teardowns are out, courtesy of iFixit and Chipworks. Parts found include...

The first iPhone 5 teardowns are out, courtesy of iFixit and Chipworks. Parts found include Qualcomm (QCOM +0.7%) baseband, power management, and transceiver chips, Elpida (MU +1.6%) DRAM, two Avago (AVGO +2.2%) 4G power amplifier modules, Skyworks (SWKS +3% - previous) 2G and 3G amplifier modules, a TriQuint (TQNT +5.2%) 3G amplifier module, two STMicroelectronics (STM -1.3%) motion sensors, and a Broadcom (BRCM +2.2%) touchscreen controller and Wi-Fi/Bluetooth combo chip.
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  • Tony Petroski
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    This is great copy, now plug in the places.
    21 Sep 2012, 09:18 AM Reply Like
  • wallstreetpro2
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    dont forget CRUS
    21 Sep 2012, 09:27 AM Reply Like
  • SoldHigh
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    Biggest missing part is the Google Maps APP!
    21 Sep 2012, 09:37 AM Reply Like
  • chopchop0
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    Yup. I'm almost 100% sure that Jobs wouldn't have let a pile of crap like this slip through the QA process....

     

    http://bit.ly/TepJEo

     

    http://bit.ly/Of194q
    21 Sep 2012, 03:11 PM Reply Like
  • mitrado
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    You guys don't get it. IPhone 5 is all about the lolz.

     

    Apple's moronic new maps: this is turning into a disaster: http://bit.ly/OJcHN2
    21 Sep 2012, 10:30 AM Reply Like
  • Rummeljordan
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    Is anyone else laughing at all the people freaking out and camping in front of stores. Its a phone people!
    21 Sep 2012, 10:39 AM Reply Like
  • Herr Hansa
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    Instant gratification is the new cocaine for the masses.
    21 Sep 2012, 05:14 PM Reply Like
  • berniespear
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    Why is CRUS dropping hard? Profit taking?
    21 Sep 2012, 11:23 AM Reply Like
  • SA Editor Eric Jhonsa
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    They're down 1% right now, probably a bit of profit-taking. I think everyone already expected Cirrus' audio codec chip to be in the iPhone 5, hence the good news was baked in.
    21 Sep 2012, 11:28 AM Reply Like
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