Research teardown details why the new iPhone 5 only costs Apple $207 to make. The folks over at IHS iSuppli research firm provided a breakdown of the materials and virtual teardown of the iPhone 5 to give an inside look at exactly how much it costs Apple to make it.
The new iPhone 5 carries a bill of materials (BOM) of $199.00 for the low-end model with 16Gbytes of NAND flash memory, according to a preliminary virtual teardown conducted by the IHS iSuppli Teardown Analysis Service.
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iPhone 5 Carries $199 BOM, Virtual Teardown Reveals – by IHS iSuppli