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Consumer electronics has a huge impact on the global economy, the environment, and people's daily lives. More than a billion mobile phones are sold every year, and laptops and tablets are not far behind. In this case study, we explore several aspects of the materials in a tablet device with a generic bill-of-materials. CES EduPack is used to benchmark options for the backplate casing from a mechanical and sustainability perspective. All with the design of real-world products in mind. Case Studies: Materials for a Tablet Device.