iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus a few days of sales had to go through many traditional new Apple smartphones procedures. They dismantled in iFixit, overall ChipWorks and considered in DisplayMate. It’s time to count the cost of the components used in the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.
Approximate cost components of the new iPhone has estimated resource Teardown.com. Parts included in the 4.7-inch iPhone 6, priced at $227. 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus is more expensive is $243. At the time, the interior of iPhone 5s were estimated at $212.
The most expensive component of the new smartphone is still the touch panel display and the cover glass assembly. The iPhone 6 is estimated at $41.50, the iPhone 6 Plus is $51. The second place turned out to be the most expensive processor. A8 system on a chip costs $37. The difference in the cost of camera modules predictably turned in favor of the iPhone 6 Plus: $17.50 $ 16.50 against the iPhone 6.
Considerably more expensive is the battery for the iPhone 6 Plus compared to the iPhone 6: $6 versus $3.50. Housing and other external parts are likely to fall into the category of other and valued at $34.50 for both smartphones. It is noteworthy that the assembly of the smartphone and its verification costs as little as $ 11 with each device. A complete list of components and their cost for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus can be found below. For comparison, the same information is given for the iPhone 5s.
Anticipating numerous comments about the fabulous “cheat” prices from Apple, we note that in a similar valuation iPhone never included the cost of the development and promotion of the device, as well as the cost of third party intellectual property, which is also used in smartphones. [Via Teardown]