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Rumors that Apple is also developing ~ Disassembling the folding PC “ThinkPad X1 Fold”

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TechInsights disassembled the folding PC “ThinkPad X1 Fold” and reported the mounted parts and the unit price of parts. Apple is rumored to be developing a folding MacBook.

Mounted parts and parts unit price

TechInsights disassembled the ThinkPad X1 Fold with a 13.32-inch OLED display, 8GB RAM, SSD, and Intel CPU.
 

Main board

  • ST Microelectronics 32-bit Arm Cortex-M0 Microcontroller
  • Texas Instruments Voltage Regulator
  • LVCMOS clock generator, USB-C SBU multiplexer
  • Realtek DSP and audio amplifier
  • NXP Semiconductors USB PD and USB-C Switch
  • Diodes USB signal switch
  • Winbond serial flash memory

 
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5G board

  • Qualcomm 5G NR n79 Front End Module
  • Qualcomm LB front end module
  • Sony DP4T antenna switch
  • Qorvo RF switch
  • Infineon GPS / GLNSS low noise amplifier

 
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Display board

  • Semtech ESD protection circuit
  • Silicon Works display power management circuit
  • LG Display Timing Controller
  • Texas Instruments Temperature Sensor
  • ST Microelectronics Serial EEPROM Memory
  • RichTek Step Down Converter
  • Winbond serial flash memory

 
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Parts unit price

The total unit price of parts confirmed by disassembly was about 90,000 yen.
 

  • Display and touch screen: $ 235.1
  • Processor: $ 166.57 (about 23,000 yen)
  • 5G related: $ 100.78 (about 14,000 yen)
  • SSD related: $ 47.32 (about 6,500 yen)
  • Battery: $ 33.43 (about 4,600 yen)
  • Memory: $ 31.03 (about 4,300 yen)
  • Case: $ 16.21 (about 2,200 yen)
  • Wi-Fi / Bluetooth: $ 7.9 (about 1,100 yen)
  • Printed circuit board: $ 7.77 (about 1,070 yen)
  • 5 megapixel front camera: $ 7.74 (about 1,040 yen)

 
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Source: TechInsights
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