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Sure the Apple iPad looks unique, but viewed from the inside out, it represents a more “radical departure” from traditional electronics design  than might be expected, said iSuppli in an April 7 report. During a recent teardown of the iPad, iSuppli not only discovered that the device likely costs more to make than iSuppli originally estimated, but that nearly 44 percent of the costs involved are related to the display, the touch screen and other user-interface components. 

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