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Total Process Solution Study Group (TPSS) was started in mid-2003 by engineers in Japan involved in the assembly and Jisso technology for advanced portable equipment such as cellular phones and digital still cameras. Today, TPSS provides technology and detailed teardowns of smartphones, tablets, wearables, game consoles, drones, and more. The analysis is provided electronically as a PowerPoint presentation. The reports are marketed by TechSearch International, Inc.

The reports typically contain details such as:
  • Photographs of circuit boards and components
  • Component information such as vendor, type of package, size, lead count, pitch
  • X-ray images of packages
  • Detailed analysis of displays and camera modules
  • Printed circuit board (PCB) construction information

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Recent teardowns:
January/February 2020

  • Apple iPod Touch NEW 2019, 14 packages (FBGAs including PoP, FLGAs, and WLPs), includes information on display, LED backlight, and camera module, $220 (22 slides).

  • Insta360 Go Action Camera by Shenzhen Arashi Vision, 13 packages (FBGAs, FLGA, QFNs, DFNs, SOP), $220 (23 slides).

  • Smartphone Camera Module Progress, Analysis of trends in camera modules from 2003 to 2019, (focus on dimensions, coil, screws, lens, and MP), $200 (63 slides).

November/December 2019

  • Huawei P30 Lite, 19 packages on main board (FBGAs, CCLGAs, FLGA, QFN, and WLPs), includes camera module details, $200 (26 slides).

  • Apple iPhone 11 series, 51 packages on main boards (FLGAs, FBGAs, CLGAs, WLPs including FO-WLP, comparison of 3 models in Apple iPhone 11 Series including display, removal of 3D touch sensor, antenna locations, lightning connectors and flex circuit, microphones, camera modules, modems, RF transceivers, CPUs, $500 (153 slides).

  • Lenovo Mirage Solo, 17 packages on main board (FBGAs, FLGAs, DFN, QFNs, and WLPs including FO-WLP), includes details of tracking camera and display, $200 (33 slides).

  • Apple iPad 7th Generation (2019)-WiFi Model, 17 packages on main board (FLGAs, FBGAs, DFNs, and WLPs), includes details of display, microphone modules, touch ID sensor, and camera module, $200 (33 slides).

September 2019

  • Huawei P30 Pro, 42 packages (CLGAs, FLGAs, FBGAs, QFNs, DFNs, and WLP, including MCeP PoP), details of display, camera modules, new earpiece speaker, in-display fingerprint sensor, sub-board, and cables, $470 (126 slides).

August 2019

  • Xiaomi Mi Mix 3, 37 packages (QFNs, DFNs, FLGAs, FBGAs, WLPs, includes details of antenna, magnetic slider, proximity sensor, display, camera, and wireless charger, $250 (52 slides).

July 2019

  • ASUS ZenFone 5Z (ZS620KL) update, 24 packages (FBGAs, FLGAs, WLPs), includes images of display, flexible printed circuit, and fingerprint sensor, $220 (42 slides).

  • Samsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N), 44 packages (FBGAs, FLGAs, CLGAs, QFN, SON, WLPs, FO-WLP), compares the 5G to 4G LTE phone models, includes details of fingerprint sensors, ToF camera, displays, thermal management, and antennas, $650 (165 slides).

  • Motorola Moto 5G Mods (MOT5GMOD, MD1005G), 27 packages (FBGAs, FLGAs, CLGAs, DFNs, WLPs, and FO-WLPs), includes details on antenna and antenna-in package (AiP), and FPC, $470 (87 slides).

  • LG V50 ThinQ 5G (LM-V500N), 46 packages (FBGAs, FLGAs, CLGAs, QFN, DFNs, WLPs, FO-WLPs) including camera modules, displays, and FPC, $470 (97 slides).

  • Panasonic 4K TV Tuner (TU-BUHD 100), 9 packages (FBGAs, QFNs, SOP, TSOPs), Model EX-BCT2, 11 packages (DFNs, QFNs, FBGAs, SOPs, TQFPs), $250 (26 slides).

  • Samsung V-NAND SSD 970 EVO Plus 250GB, 8 packages (FBGAs, DFNs, FO-WLP) and KINGMAX Portable SSD 240GB KE31W, 7 packages (SoP, QFN, DFNs, FBGAs), $180 (15 slides).

  • KEIAN Tablet KI-R7, 7 packages (SOPs, QFP, QFNs, FBGA), $200 (17 slides).

June 2019

  • Samsung Galaxy S10+ (SM-G975F/DS, global model), 32 packages highlighted on main board (FBGAs, FLGAs, and WLPs), includes details of display, ultrasonic fingerprint sensor, touch panel, module, and camera module, $300 (43 slides).

  • iPad 2018 Additional report, Apple A12X and Toshiba 64GB flash memory, details of memory and logic package construction, $200 (7 slides).

  • NEC Lavie Tab E (TE410/JAW), 20 packages on main board (FBGAs, FLGAs, QFNs, DFNs, and WLPs), includes details of display and camera module, $200 (27 slides).

  • Hard Disk Drives, Buffalo 2.0TB HDD for TV program record and data storage (shows memory in BOC, QFNs, and SOP); WD 2.0TB HDD for external and expansion (shows memory in BOC, QFNs, DFN, and SOPs), $220 (19 slides).

  • Noerden Smart Watch Life 2+, 3 packages (QFN, FLGA, COB), $150 (9 slides).

March-April 2019

  • Xiaomi Mi 9, 36 packages (FLGAs, FBGAs, FCLGAs, QFNs, WLPs, FO-WLPs), including details of camera modules, displays, fingerprint sensor, $450 (101 slides).

  • Oppo R17 Neo, 29 packages (FLGAs, FBGAs, CLGAs, DFNs, QFNs, SONs, WLPs), including details of fingerprint sensors and camera modules, $400 (75 slides).

  • Fujitsu F-01L, 27 packages (FLGAs, CLGAs, FBGAs, SO, QFNs, WLPs, FO-WLPs), including details of OLED display and camera modules, $280 (49 slides).

  • Sharp AQUOS Sense2, SH-01L, 19 packages (FLGAs, CLGAs, FBGAs, SON, QFN, WLPs, FO-WLPs), including details of display and fingerprint sensor, $280 (61 slides).

  • Apple iPad Pro (2018) Model MTXN2J/A, 39 packages (LGAs, FBGAs, DFNs, QFNs, WLPs) including details of speaker, microphone, and camera module, $280 (41 slides).

February 2019

  • Smart Watches (Fitbit ionic and Xiaomi Mi Band 2), 24 packages for both (FBGAs, LGAs, QFNs including FC, DFN, WLPs, Price $200 (33 slides).

  • Kenwood Drive Recorder DRV-W630, 7 packages (SSOPs, QFNs, FBGAs, CLGA), Price $140 (16 slides).

  • Dyson Cyclone V10, 6 packages (QFNs, SSOPs, DFNs), details of the inside of the vacuum cleaner, Price $130 (11 slides).

January 2019

  • Nokia 8 HMD Global, 31 packages (FBGAs, LGAs, QFPs, SOPs, QFNs, DFNs, and WLPs), details of OLED display and camera details, $270 (33 slides).

  • Sony PlayStation VR CUH-ZVR2 (New Version), 25 packages (FBGAs, LGAs, LGAs, WLPs, FO-WLP) including PoP, details of camera module, $300 (46 slides).

October/November 2018

  • Apple iPhone Xs Max, 51 packages (FBGAs, FLGAs, CLGAs, QFN, WLPs, FO-WLP), includes images of wireless charger, flexible printed circuit, and display, Price $380 (72 slides).

  • ASUS ZenFone 5Z (ZS620KL), 19 packages (FBGAs, FLGAs, WLPs), includes images of display, flexible printed circuit, and fingerprint sensor, Price $200 (34 slides).

  • Nokia 8110 4G HMD Global, 11 packages (BGA, LGA, WLP), includes images of display, keypad, and camera module, Price $180 (20 slides).

  • DJI Drone-Mavic Air, 26 packages (FBGAs, FLGAs, QFNs, DFNs, QFP, SOP, and WLPs), images of camera modules, heatspreader, IR sensors, GPS, Price $220 (59 slides).

August 2018

  • Vivo NEX, 33 packages (PoP with MCeP for bottom package, FBGAs, CLGAs, FLGAs, QFNs, SON, WLPs), includes details of display (OLED), bezel-less display, camera modules, and fingerprint sensor, $480 (115 slides).

  • Xiaomi Mi 8, 39 packages (PoP with MCeP, CLGA, FLGAs, FBGAs, QFN, SON, WLPs), includes details of facial recognition, fingerprint sensor, shows NAND flash with flip chip controller, $480 (111 slides).

  • Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s, 45 packages (PoP with MCeP for bottom package, FBGAs, CLGAs, FLGAs, QFNs, SONs, WLPs), includes details of bezel-less display, camera modules, and fingerprint sensor, $480 (134 slides).

July 2018

  • LG V30+, 39 packages (PoP with MCeP for bottom package, FBGAs, CLGAs, FLGAs, QFNs, WLPs), includes details of display (OLED), heat pipe, camera modules, and fingerprint sensor, $460 (116 slides).

  • Vivo X21 UD, 30 packages (CLGA, FLGAs, FBGAs, QFNs, SON, WLPs), includes details of display (Bezel-less), fingerprint sensors, shows main board and sub-board, $450 (100 slides).

  • Huawei P20 Pro, 45 packages (PoP with MCeP for bottom package, FBGAs, CLGAs, FLGAs, QFNs, SONs, WLPs), includes details of camera modules, fingerprint sensor, shows main board and sub-board, $460 (114 slides).

  • AI Speakers: Amazon Alexa - 10 packages (QFNs, FBGAs, CLGAs); Google Home - 9 packages (FBGAs, WGN, TSOP, SSOP); LINE Clova WAVE - 26 packages (QFNs, DFNs, FBGAs, WLPs, CLGA, TO, SSOP); SONY LF-S50G - 7 packages (QFNs, FBGAs, CLGA, BOC, TSOP); Google Home mini - 2 packages (QFN, SOP); ONKYO Smart Sp G3 - 12 packages (QFNs, FBGAs, CLGAs, SOPs), $350 (113 slides).

  • Amazon Echo Show, 21 packages (CLGAs, FLGAs, FCBGAs, SON, QFNs), includes details of metal shielding and touch screen panel, $380 (83 slides).

May 2018

  • Samsung Galaxy S9, 48 packages (FLGAs, PoP, FBGAs, CLGAs, QFN, SOs, SON, WLPs), includes details of display, camera modules, and antenna, Price $480 (135 slides).

  • Samsung Galaxy S9+, 48 packages (FLGAs, FBGAs, SONs, QFN, SOs, CLGA, WLPs), includes details of camera modules and fingerprint sensor, Price $500 (125 slides).

  • B&S Partners AzICHI PVR-40 Portable Video Player, 5 packages (SOPs, QFP, QFNs), Price $80 (10 slides).

  • COWON AQ2 Video Event Data Recorder, 13 packages (SOPs, QFNs, LGAs), includes camera module, Price $130 (18 slides).

  • Mothertool MT-EN1S Sound Level Meter, 4 packages (SOPs, COB), Price $80 (10 slides).

March 2018

  • Casio Digital Camera GZE-1, GEC-10 (Controller with LCD) & GEC-1 (Remote Controller), 23 packages (FBGAs, FLGAs, CBGA, QFNs, WLPs, plus MCM Bluetooth module), Price $230, (38 slides).

January 2018

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8, 41 packages (FBGAs, FLGAs, CLGAs, QFN, SONs, CBGA, WLPs, including PoP), details of display, camera modules, iris scan, and S-pen, Price $450 (103 slides).

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