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At this point, not too many interesting components are left in the Series 5's chassis.

The I/O board can be removed at this point, and it isn't all that appealing. It simply serves to transmit information from the motherboard to the mini PCIe communication cards, USIM card, USB port, and right speaker.

The speakers are held on with little strips of tape and can be removed at this point. No word on how they sound just yet but judging by their diminutive size and fabric domes, they probably won't be popping eardrums anytime soon.

Removing the SD card reader reveals the widely-used Realtek RTS5138 SD reader IC.

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