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The Real Cost of Apple's iPhone

Apple iPhone 4 teardown 16GB GSM version, cost breakdown, $ CONTRIBUTING COMPONENT MANUFACTURERS Manufacturer/Origin*: Component/Cost: · Flash memory/26.00 SAMSUNG /S. Korea DRAM memory/11.60 Infineon/Taiwan Applications processor/8.08 Baseband/10.25 Bluetooth & Wi-fi/8.00 Murata/Japan & Taiwan - Skyworks; TriQuint/ United States Baseband/6.20 Flash memory/2.50 Micron/United States- ST Microelectronics/Italy . Dialog Semiconductor/Taiwan Texas Instruments/United States Cirrus Logic/United States AKM Semiconductor/Japan Accel. & gyroscope/2.25 Power management/1.51 · Audio/0.98 Touchscreen control/0.90 Unknown manufacturers E-compass/0.70 * Display & touchscreen/38,50 Mechanicals & electro- mechanicals/19.97 Camera/13.70 ---- Battery/6.00 Accessories/5.67 Others .. Other parts/15.19 0.0 Total components: 178.00 TOTAL COSTST Average sale price: $560.00* APPLE'S SLICE: 368.00 Manufacturing by Foxconn (Shenzhen, China): 7.00 Foxconn's margin: 7.00 GLOBAL SMARTPHONE UNIT MARKET SHARE By company, second quarter, % 2010 100 .. 37.3 ******….....* 5.6 Samsung 16.2 17.4....... 6.8....... HTCtt 13.0 19.9 Apple 19.1 Nokia RIM** Other 15.7 11.6 11.0 26.4 2011 Sources: Apple; IHS iSuppli; IDC Worldwide Mobile Phone Tracker, August 4th 2011 *Site of manufacture, location of company headquarters may be different TIHS iSuppli estimates Final retail price to public can differ due to carrier charges and sales tax "BlackBerry ttAndroid/Windows etc.

The Real Cost of Apple's iPhone

shared by Ariela on Aug 21
The iPhone is the pride and joy of Apple -- and it contributes a big part to the company's bottom line. Apple doesn't manufacture any of the components and it doesn't even assemble them into the final...



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