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Samsung Galaxy S4 production cost estimated at $244

20 March, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
Samsung Galaxy S4 production cost estimated at $244 - read the full textIn its usual fashion, IHS iSupply has posted its virtual teardown of the Galaxy S4 revealing an estimate of its bill of materials (BOM). The company believes that the materials for the HSPA+ version of the Galaxy S4 costs $236, which when added to the manufacturing cost, give a total production...

 

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> In reply to why so serious.. @ 2013-03-20 14:52 from vV5G - click to readyou're funny and adamant kid... but anyways, enjoy these forums...

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  • 2013-03-20 14:56
  • tUaI

Looks like profit margins will be lower than the Iphone and HTC One then. They'll sell more of them though so this investment should more than pay off.

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  • 2013-03-20 14:55
  • 3ZH5

Is the Samsung S VI manifactured in China, so, it`sso cheap ??

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  • 2013-03-20 14:53
  • iA0U

> In reply to Phonenab @ 2013-03-20 14:48 from Fht4 - click to readNo, in telecommunications the profit margin has always been minimum 100%. The iphone 5 costs 170 $ and they sell for 649 $ lol. Now that's a scam

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  • 2013-03-20 14:53
  • jnPa

Samsung may have chosen good plastic for the S4.

But it looks like horrible plastic eeeeeeeeeeee look at the back of the phone its awful.

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  • 2013-03-20 14:53
  • MVg6

> In reply to AJ @ 2013-03-20 14:37 from XNtq - click to readYou lied......

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  • 2013-03-20 14:52
  • vV5G

i can't say about worldwide, but in my country it's being preordered for around $1000

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  • 2013-03-20 14:51
  • 0ZJS

And they charge this for 660euro... Thanks but I'll buy either neo n003 or iocean x7 for less than 200euro. Samsung, Sony, HTC and everyone else should realise that if something costs "x" to produce, it should be charged "2.5x" max for purchase. A good example are chinese brand phones, they got the price right but just some of the brands aren't so reliable so you should be careful when making your pick.

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  • 2013-03-20 14:48
  • Fht4

> In reply to why so serious.. @ 2013-03-20 14:13 from vV5G - click to readWhaaaaaaaat?! Apple doesn't do whaaaaaaat? Come again???
Apple spend millions on advertising also...or do you think those known actors and singers do it for free because they love very very very much Apple! All that boring ads with their employees and all that fashion stores across the globe, it was for free?! Wow! You're such a troll! Samsung did lot of advertising but also the product spoke for himself...as a flagship had everything like all the others plus some pretty neat and unique features. Something that gave several prizes! But ok, you seem to be the man...you know what you're talking about...continue! Oh, and if SONY and Motorola did the same type of marketing they could done better in sales on the past years! Poor marketing from them, so kudos to Samsung ;)

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  • 2013-03-20 14:47
  • Mqx$

> In reply to Ubuntu Takeover @ 2013-03-20 14:42 from jxxN - click to readI cannot believe people are this ignorant... You do know there are operating expenses, taxes and other expenses involved, right? so stop posting for the sake of post.

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  • 2013-03-20 14:47
  • 9DaA

> In reply to Ubuntu Takeover @ 2013-03-20 14:42 from jxxN - click to readThe do make profits but there are many other things involved after a device is manufactured. There are many outlays that are into consideration before you actually get the phone.

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  • 2013-03-20 14:45
  • tUaI

> In reply to AJ @ 2013-03-20 14:41 from XNtq - click to readIt does, indeed… at least for people like me who prefers having a monstrous soul than a beautiful look. Anyways, they buy cheap plastic cases for their aluminum or glass phones too. So I’d rather go for a cheap looking plastic with a heart of GOLD! It’s preferences after all!

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  • 2013-03-20 14:43
  • tUaI

Wow they making almost 230% profit on every device sold if that is true.

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  • 2013-03-20 14:42
  • jxxN

> In reply to Damien Lord @ 2013-03-20 14:39 from tUaI - click to readCool, Sammy Rocks....price is not a big concern when you actually compare SIV with iCrap....Hail Sammy.

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  • 2013-03-20 14:41
  • XNtq

> In reply to AJ @ 2013-03-20 14:37 from XNtq - click to readPlease ignore him. He's just a kid with no knowledge of smartphone... "why so serious" isn't realy serious about his studies on smartphone industry. So ignore the "why so serious" kid. He will gradually learn in time...

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  • 2013-03-20 14:39
  • tUaI

Samsung spend billions for R&D yearly .

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  • 2013-03-20 14:38
  • mFi3

> In reply to why so serious.. @ 2013-03-20 14:04 from vV5G - click to readI'm working for Three Network in UK & the phone has already created a hype in the population around here, they want to pre-order SIV phone right now, even when it is not declared to be on pre order as yet in UK. this was not the case to be honest with iCrap.

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  • 2013-03-20 14:37
  • XNtq

> In reply to why so serious.. @ 2013-03-20 14:04 from vV5G - click to readI think your argument is canned now, why aren't u answering, I did not get the answer to my question yet.

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  • 2013-03-20 14:34
  • XNtq

> In reply to likeasir @ 2013-03-20 14:10 from IVNq - click to readI think you find this has more to do with the testing and control Apple apply to the apps they allow on there store. Google don't apply the same, so your argument is floored.

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  • 2013-03-20 14:29
  • mXb5

Manufacturing cost of the iPhone 5 is $207 :)

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  • 2013-03-20 14:28
  • 0U9$

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