Experts estimate the cost of the new iPhone





Status of forces flagship smartphone iPhone have an outstanding price. But how much is actually new iPhone 5s? Analysts at IHS U.S. decided to look into the matter. To everyone’s surprise, a big draw golden iPhone 5S .

Disassembling iPhone 5s, made by specialists IHS, showed that the top-end iPhone 5s with 64 GB of memory on the cost of Apple’s 218 dollars. This includes all operating costs. As you know, the retail unit costs $ 849. However, the high price had no impact on the sale of new iPhone (iPhone 5s and iPhone 5s), which for the first three days after the start of sales has sold over 9 million units .

The difference in cost between the 64-gigabyte and 16-gigabyte versions of the iPhone 5s is less than $ 20. But with the buyer for an additional 48 GB of memory Apple takes $ 200.



The most expensive component inside the new iPhone 5s was a display that assembled costs about $ 41. Wireless module costs $ 32, estimated at IHS.

From the inside of the cheapest cost sensors such as a gyroscope, compass, accelerometer, and a fingerprint scanner. All it cost Apple $ 15. Processors A7 and M7 – another 19 dollars.

Comparative analysis showed that between the top-end iPhone 5s and plastic iPhone 5c is very little difference, while the retail price varies greatly. Cost of iPhone 5s 16GB with a price tag of $ 549 is only 173.45 dollars.


A6 processor is only 6 dollars cheaper than the 64-bit processor and coprocessor A7 M7, and the battery iPhone 5c cheaper battery iPhone 5s only $ 0.15.

In fact, other than processors A7/M7 and a fingerprint scanner, which cracked the German hackers , two new iPhone are not much different. And you’ve already managed to get the new iPhone?
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