Find Out The Cost Of iPhone 5 Components
Calculations of researchers from the UBM TechInsights company, the price of iPhone 5 components used in the 16-gigabyte version is $ 168. Experts point out that they were not engaged in a detailed analysis of the smartphone and their calculations were based on the basis of the industry.
According to UBM TechInsights, the cost of production of iPhone 5 4-inch display with a resolution of 1136×640 is $ 18, the touch cover – $ 7.50, the battery – $ 3. The new processor is valued at $ 28 and the camera $ 10, but the built-in WiFi / Bluetooth / GPS only $ 4. Including a number of other components, the total price of iPhone 5 components is $ 167.50.
According to the company, BOM (bill of materials) for the iPhone 5 is based on early estimates and will be adjusted after a thorough internal analysis. UBM TechInsight intends to uncover and analyze on iPhone 5 launch day – September 21.
In comparison, after the debut of iPhone 4S, UBM TechInsight also conducted costing components 16-gigabyte version and then found that it costs $ 132.50 and the 16-gigabyte iPhone 4 – $ 112. The researchers say that, except for the battery and the memory of all the other components of the iPhone 5 are more expensive than in the iPhone 4 and 4S models.
Remember, iPhone 5 features a much faster processor A6 with a powerful graphics component, LTE network supports in Europe and Asia, and it is equipped with 8-megapixel iSight camera with autofocus, LED-flash and the ability to record video in the resolution of 1080p/30. In addition, the amount of memory up to 1 GB, and the front camera FaceTime HD 1.2 megapixel video supports 720p/30.
Also there are more and more features in the new iPhone which you can enjoy after buying. You can also check out iPhone 5 pre-order prices and choose your best carrier.