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Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10.1 gets high repairability score in iFixit teardown

The folks at iFixit are once again ripping apart the latest devices. This time Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10.1, officially launched just last week, gets the teardown treatment. It scored relatively high for repairability compared to the industry’s leading tablet, the iPad. Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10.1 came in at 8 out of 10—that is in comparison to the newest iPad’s 2 out of 10 score.

* Major players on the motherboard include the following:
        * Samsung Exynos 4 Quad 1.4 GHz processor with integrated 3D graphics
        * Wacom W8008 (we assume this is used for S Pen input)
        * Atmel mXT1664S touchscreen controller
        * Samsung KLMAG2GE4A NAND flash memory
        * Wolfson Audio WM1811AE audio codec
        * F0514A 430 1201KP411

iFixit shared a few of the highlights:


Acer Iconia NVIDIA Dual 1GHz 10″ Android Tablet PC: $380


MacMall via eBay Daily Deal offers the 1.69-lb. Acer Iconia A500-10S16u NVIDIA Tegra 2 1GHz 10.1″ Widescreen Android Table PC, model no. XE.H60PN.002, for $379.99 with free shipping. That’s the lowest total price we could find by $61. Features include an NVIDIA Tegra 2 250 1GHz dual-core processor, 10.1″ 1280×800 widescreen touchscreen LCD, 1GB RAM, built-in 16GB flash storage, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, microSD card slot, 5-megapixel rear facing camera, 2-megapixel front facing camera, miniHDMI output, 2-cell battery, and Google Android 3.0 Honeycomb.

We reviewed the Iconia Tab here.