What's under the hood of the Acer Iconia Tab A500

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  1. wilson2015

    wilson2015 Member

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    Crack the sides to open
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    Motherboard, Battery, etc...
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    This is a Wi-Fi version, it doesn't have the cellular module for mobile data.
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    The manufacture date was 2011-02-11(version 1.0)
    Right side is the camera with LED flash light
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    Atmel mxt1386 chip-set for multi-touch screen solution.
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    frapshake Senior Member

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    Thank you, Wilson! This is very interesting. I wondered how these looked inside. Nice pictures.
     
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    Thanks for sharing bro! Looks intresting!
     
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    Oops there goes your warranty, but thanks for these pics. Any links to high resolution images would be very welcome.
     
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    Any idea where the GPS, Bluetooth, and WIFI antennas are?
     
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    I doubt this will void the warranty as he didn't break any seals.

    Thanks for sharing.
     
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    Great pictures!

    -Joe.
     
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    Wilson....
    What device/tool did you use to separate the two case half's?
    I see some plastic tools on your bench...
     
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    Thanks a lot for this teardown!

    I have another question, the internal memory is said to be eMMC, is it removable/upgradeable?
     
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    sorry ima noob to posting on sites but i was wondering
    if theres any details to the hardrive like size and if its replacable or not
    and also thank you very much for the teardown very nice work
     
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    Thanks for the great pics! Was the unit easy to reassemble? Mine had an unplanned descent to the floor and now one corner will not pop back together completely. With the power button at upper right the problematic corner is the upper left. Any suggestions? Once again thanks for the pics.
     
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    Does anyone knows were the GPS antenna it's located???????
     
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    Hello Guys,

    I just bought an Iconia, but a bit confused as how the UBS works. It has a UBS port, and my understanding is that if I plug in a portable hard drive such as a memory stick or a storage device, I would be able to see and subsequently transfer some of the files to my tablet. However, the tablet doesn't recognize the UBS. It keeps asking for the sdcards. Does that mean if I want to move some of my files from my UBS memory stick over, I first need to move them into the sdcards, then over the tablet?


    Any suggestion is highly appreciated
     

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