Evaluation of the IHS, Markit, the cost of components iPhone 8 is less than $250
Before the Chinese insiders had estimated the approximate cost of the components of the new smartphone iPhone with 256 GB flash memory, assessing it $412,75.
Now, IHS, Markit published the results of more detailed studies, which showed that the components of the basic version of the iPhone 8 with 64 GB of flash memory cost Apple $247,51. Last year’s iPhone 7 with 32 GB of flash memory would cost Apple $237,94. Accordingly, the parts for the iPhone and the iPhone 8 Plus 7 Plus cost $288,08 and $270,88. With this iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are in shops for $50 and $30 more than the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus at the start of sales.
The most expensive components of the new smartphone are the screen and the case, and, for example, wireless charging module costs Apple just $ 2.
Recall that the above amounts do not include the cost of the Apple on research and development, advertising, manufacturing and distribution of smartphones.