Analysts from IHS, Markit has calculated what price costs Apple build iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, presented on September 12 this year.
According to experts, iPhone 8 with 64 GB of memory Corporation of Cupertino pays the suppliers and collectors 247,51 dollars. This is 10 dollars more than last year for the iPhone 7.
The cost of the 5.5-inch model of the iPhone 8 Plus appeared to be even more. For a new smartphone with larger display screen Apple pays 288,08 dollars. By comparison, last year the Plus version has cost the company $ 270,88.
In connection with the increase in the cost of components and Assembly, retail price of iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus also increased. Compared to last year’s iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, the new iPhones are more expensive by $ 50.
According to experts IHS, Markit Wayne LEM, the cost of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus increased due to camera, processor, and storage. The increase in the minimum amount of memory from 32 GB to 64 GB cost Apple $ 6 per phone. The new processor A11 Bionic more expensive than its predecessor at $ 5.
He recalls that the retail price of the iPhone is not only based on cost. Apple also takes into account the massive spending on research and development, as well as the design, marketing, various permits and certificates from the authorities, patented other solution companies and so on.