iPhone 7 Component Price Breakdown – Manufacturing Cost vs. Market Price
The teardown company IHS Markit gave a clear report about the component cost of iPhone 7. IHS declares that the total component cost iPhone 7 is really higher than the previous iPhones. When it was compared with the previous iPhone 6s it was found that the component cost iPhone 7 is higher than its predecessor by $36. Though iPhone 7 is a powerful device but the component cost of this device is not so high.
The manufacturing cost of iPhone 7 is only $224.80! But Apple sells an iPhone 7 for $649. So, it is pretty much clear that Apple is taking almost 3 times more money for an iPhone comparing to the manufacturing cost.
About iPhone 7: At a glance
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Component Breakdown of iPhone 7:
As I told before, the total component cost of iPhone is $224.80 but Apple takes $649 for an iPhone 7 which is pretty much higher. You will laugh when you will find out the most valuable of iPhone 7! It is it’s 4.7 inch IPS LCD touchscreen. This display is for $43.00. Moreover, the powerful A10 Fusion Chip is for only $26.90. The cost of rear and front camera are $19.90. The user interface, Lightning port cost $14. 2 GB RAM and 32 GB flash storage is only $16.40! The lowest priced component of iPhone 7 is it’s Li-Polymer 3.8v, 1960 mAh battery which costs only $2.50
The Senior Director of cost Benchmarking services for IHS Markit said that,
“Total BOM (The Bill of Materials) cost for the iPhone 7 are more in line with what we have seen in teardown of recent flagship phones from Apple’s main competitor, Samsung, in that the cost are higher than in previous iPhone teardown analysis.”
iPhone 7 Manufacturing Cost:
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