Samsung Galaxy Tab Teardown (Sprint)

Samsung Galaxy Tab Teardown (Sprint)

Summary: TechRepublic's Bill Detwiler cracks open Sprint's version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7-inch Android tablet.

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  • Flipping the display assembly over, we get our first look at the hardware the makes the Galaxy Tab run. As on the iPad, the Tab's battery takes up much of the device's internal space.

    Photo by: Bill Detwiler / TechRepublic

    Caption by: Bill Detwiler
  • The battery is held in place with a single Phillips screw.

    Photo by: Bill Detwiler / TechRepublic

    Caption by: Bill Detwiler
  • The Galaxy Tab uses a 3.7V Li-Ion, 4000 mAh battery.

    Photo by: Bill Detwiler / TechRepublic

    Caption by: Bill Detwiler

Topics: Telcos, Android, Hardware, iPad, Laptops, Mobility, Samsung, Tablets

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  • So - PCB Battery is the only service part?

    Why would one tear down the Tab? Only to replace the PCB Battery, I guess. How often is that needed? Is it DESIGNED to be replaced, or do you scrap the whole thing?
    bulwark
  • RE: Samsung Galaxy Tab Teardown (Sprint)

    The fact that you can disassemble the Tab with realative ease is a definite plus for the hackers.
    ConceptVBS
  • RE: Samsung Galaxy Tab Teardown (Sprint)

    Look ma... the power adapter looks like an Apple connector... Did I hear you saying Lawsuit or am I hearing voices...?

    LOL!!!
    cosuna
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