Izzie, 10 Sep 2020Excellent profit margins on these phones. That is not the case. This is only the bill of materials and assembly.
There are additional costs associated with it which you can't show here such as R&D costs, employees Costs, distribution costs, warehousing costs etc
Excellent profit margins on these phones.
"The total BoM cost achievement is slightly under $550 with the component cost making up around $468, which is a commendable for a device with a list price of $1299,” says Senior Analyst, Ethan Qi."
And there you have it. A quality build for the list price. It truly is a great device, which is undoubtedly in the conversation for best smartphone of the year.
Now add other costs and final price may easily pass $700.
Because if $550 was the whole thing, none of the OEMs would be losing money by selling expensive phones.
So, is this explains why the Snapdragon version costs the same price as exynos, same as 5G model