Issue one iPhone 6 Plus costs Apple’s $ 242.5

Sep

23

2014

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.

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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.

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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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