• New glass enclosure, A11 Bionic chip, and flash storage to blame for iPhone 8 price increase

    2 monthes ago - By 9to5Mac

    With the introduction of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus , Apple slightly raised the price of each device. Now, new research from IHS Markit published by Bloomberg offers a bit more insight as to what drove Apple's price hike...
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  • IPhone 8 Component Costs Estimated to Start at $247.51

    IPhone 8 Component Costs Estimated to Start at $247.51

    2 monthes ago - By Mac Rumors

    The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are more expensive for Apple to manufacture than the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, according to component cost estimates research firm IHS Markit shared today with Bloomberg .
    An entry-level iPhone 8 with 64GB of storage costs Apple an estimated $247.51 in raw materials, an increase of almost $10 compared to the $237.94 it cost Apple to make last year's 32GB iPhone 7.
    The 64GB iPhone 8 Plus costs an estimated $288.08, up from $270.88 for the iPhone 7 Plus.
    Image from iFixit 's recent iPhone 8 teardown
    To compensate for the increased cost, Apple charges $699 for...
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