Experts IHS Technology found that the cost of components and assembly of the new smartphone iPhone 6s is only $ 211.50, and the production of a larger iPhone 6s Plus costs the company from Cupertino to $ 236, while the retail price of a smartphone is $ 749.
The most expensive component of the new iPhone 6s Plus predictably proved its display value of $ 52.5. In second place comes the smartphone camera unit, which manages Apple’s $ 22.5, and hardware platform Apple A9 new smartphones the company purchased for $ 22.
Among the other key components of a smartphone, you can allocate 2 GB of RAM iPhone production SK Hynix worth $ 17, Qualcomm MDM9635M wireless modem for $ 13 and the battery for $ 4.5. And the assembly of the smartphone manufacturer in the US costs $ 4.5.
However, according to the head of research IHS Rassvaylera Andrew (Andrew Rassweiler), this is only a rough estimate of the cost of smartphones, which does not include many other costs Apple, including the company’s costs for the development of the smartphone, marketing and logistics. But they give at least a rough idea of the real cost of iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus.