Issue one iPhone 6 Plus costs Apple’s $ 242.5




According to researchers from Teardown, the cost of components used in the 16-gigabyte version of the iPhone 6 planshetofona Plus, is $ 242.5. Experts point out that this is a preliminary calculation and more accurate figures will be published later.


The new generation of smartphones iPhone maker has decided to significantly increase the display. The size of the iPhone screen is 4.7 inches 6 and iPhone 6 Plus – 5,5 inches, which is considerably larger than the LCD panels of all previously released models of iPhone.

According to estimates Teardown, the cost of producing the iPhone display 6 Plus with a resolution of 1920 × 1080 pixels and touch layer is $ 51 Battery – $ 6 Camera – $ 17.5. New Apple A8 processor valued at $ 37, and a built-in WiFi / Bluetooth / GPS at $ 13. Taking into account a number of other components and assembly of the unit, production of the iPhone 6 Plus costs Apple’s $ 242.5, which is about 15% more than in the case of the iPhone 5s.

For iPhone 6, in turn, a sum equal to $ 227. How to allocate the cost between the individual components, shown in the illustration.


Interestingly, the cost of the processor compared to the A8 A7 chip in iPhone 5s almost not increased, but the display predictably became much more expensive.

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