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[* black] Pulling this mess out is a destructive procedure, but after ripping out some soldered connectors we get our first real look at the S1.
[* black] Despite [|rumors|new_window=true] (and hopes) of an upgradable product, the difficulty of removing the S1 alone casts serious doubt on the idea of simply swapping out the internals.
[* black] Unfortunately, our first look is obstructed—that S1-emblazoned silver cap isn't a cap at all. It's a solid block of plasticky resin, hiding treasures deep within.
[* red] '''Update''': [|Chipworks|new_window=true] has identified this small IC as the STMicroelectronics C451 gyroscope + accelerometer.

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