Following our intuition, we try for the trackpad next, and are pleasantly surprised at the ease of its removal.
This represents a huge improvement over the previous 13" MacBook Pro, where the trackpad was trapped under the battery.
We find some familiar digital hardware piggybacking on the trackpad:
STMicroelectronics STM32F103VB ARM Cortex-M3 MCU
Broadcom BCM5976C1KUFBG Touch Controller
Bosch Sensortec BMA282 accelerometer
Texas Instruments TMP421 remote/local temperature sensor
We also find the Taptic Engine, AKA the magic electromagnet behind Force Touch, to be simply secured with screws and spring contacts.
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