How much Apple spends for the iPhone 4S?

apple-iphone-4sWe just found some extra informations about the new iPhone 4S, regarding its price tag. According to UBM TechInsights, an important provider of information services, consulting, and management software, the new device from Apple costs $203 to make.

That’s the price that Apple spend to manufacture a 32GB iPhone 4S, I know it seems pretty much but if you’re looking to purchase one through a carrier you should know that the price actually starts from $749. Some of the elements that the $203 price covers are: an estimated cost of $26 for the A5 processor that Apple chose for the handset, the Retina display which costs about $31 and a few others.

One important carrier that has already announced the new iPhone 4S in its stores is Verizon Wireless, that will start taking pre-orders tomorrow, on 7th of October at 3:01AM. Verizon offers a variety of contracts from which you can chose, with prices starting at $199 for the 16GB iPhone 4S and $299 for the 32GB iPhone 4S, both of them with a new 24 month contract.

iPhone 4S comes equipped with a great number of impressive features, one of the key features being the Bluetooth 4.0 based on a low-energy technology. It packs an 8 megapixel camera with up 60% more pixels, a CMOS backside illuminated sensor that supports up to 73% more light than the iPhone 4 sensor, and can take 1080p HD video with image stabilization in real-time.


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