The PlayBook has some awesome hardware specs and it did not take long for the guys over at iFixit, Chipworks, and Tech insights to strip the BlackBerry PlayBook to pieces. The intriguing part is that the PlayBook has quite a few parts that comes from TI. We already mentioned ChipWorks tear down here at this link. iFixit has a video of their work check it out below.
Tech Insight has a side by side comparison of the total cost of the tablets as follows:
|Playbook Cost||Xoom Cost||iPad 2 Cost|
|$190 for 16GB||$278||#270 GSM/CDMA|
|205 for 32GB|
|235 for 64GB|
Source: Tech Insights
To readh tech Insights full tear down go here.
iFixit Tear down video link.
Some of the take away from iFixit:
- A reparability 7/10
- No messing with a heat gun
- Camera kick’s iPad’s to the curve