Apple iPhone 12 Pro's bill of materials comes up to $406

25 November 2020
South Korean components take up the largest share of the new iPhones.

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Wily2020, 25 Nov 2020You propably mean those Chinese companies so here's th... moreTell it Oppo, Xiaomi, Vivo.

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 25 Nov 2020It's well known that Apple's product has hughest ... moreHighest*

  • Anonymous

It's well known that Apple's product has hughest margin.

Anonymous, 25 Nov 2020Do u know that no one I know have an iPhone that has worked... moreI’m still using my iPad Pro from 2017 and it’s really smooth and fast. I also own iPhone X as my second phone and it still work very smoothly.

What you said was true like 4-5 years ago, but nowdays the hardware is so good that it won’t get old like that, performance stays great for many years

  • Anonymous

MrHong, 25 Nov 2020That is a seriously biased article in my opinion. But th... moreNah, it's simply because China is Better and superior in Manufacturing.


China is refered to as infrastructure monster in some Anglo countries like USA.


Such is their sheer manufacturing powress.

  • MrHong

Wily2020, 25 Nov 2020You propably mean those Chinese companies so here's th... moreThat is a seriously biased article in my opinion.

But that may hold true in certain countries where Chinese brands deploy factories in countries such as India, Indonesia, and Vietnam. Often, they use cost saving methods and skimp on QC. They tend to rush in production. Components concerned, they are not cheap in comparison. It's the workforce.

This also skips or cuts tax costs. There's also the reason they launch models every 6 months. It is not a sustainable practice but that helps them to gain more revenue. Also the adware and cheap software they use.

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Anonymous, 25 Nov 2020Do u know that no one I know have an iPhone that has worked... moreThe same story is with android, after 2 years, software starts to slow down, because latest updates are too heavy for 2 year old CPU. Bad optimization generate garbage

Chip, 25 Nov 2020Other companies have better performing devices with more fe... moreYou propably mean those Chinese companies so here's the article for you to read

"Why is Chinese phones are so cheap?”

https://www.techtoday24.com/mobile/why-is-chinese-phones-are-so-cheap/

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domraym, 25 Nov 2020Go start a mobile phone company if you think that's re... moreUnfortunately, I've tried. It's nearly impossible because no logistics company will give you a chance. You have to know people on the inside for a shot. Very annoying...

  • Jake Glenn

People complaining about the iphone's price which too high including me;). The answer is very simple, don't buy them if you cannot afford it and go those less expensive or chinese cheap phones. Iphones has flawless software updates until five years while all android phones has two years updates only. So, you get what you and stop making drama and to much bla..blah..blah..NOTE! I'm using galaxy phone and ipad:)

  • Tom

every iPhone they sold, Samsung is earning 26.8% of the material profit. But yet Samsung cannot be the most profitable company in the world.. What's wrong with Samsung? where the money goes?

  • MrHong

Anonymous, 25 Nov 2020Chinese phones are full of local components. That are che... moreWell explains how difficult it is to get replacement components for Chinese flagship phones. In SE Asia where there are lots of Chinese phones, flagships components are hard to come by.

Lower end phones are cheap because they are not assembled in China, but the QC is terrible.

Even Steve Jobs is laughing right now from the afterlife.

domraym, 25 Nov 2020Go start a mobile phone company if you think that's re... moreOther companies have better performing devices with more features, devices which go for less. If they can do it, why not the all mighty fruit?

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Anaconda, 25 Nov 2020That is why I love iPhone,.. Why?

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i Didnt see it Comin, 25 Nov 2020iphone uses display from Samsung, camera sensor from Sony, ... moreYea, it's ridiculous...😝😛😝

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Vic4BBM, 25 Nov 2020This is just B.O.M. Other heads that go in are RnD, taxes... moreDo u know that no one I know have an iPhone that has worked perfectly for 3 years straight.
Most ppl change iphones after 2 years since the phone starts to slow down due to software. And no the battery works fine.

Anonymous, 25 Nov 2020This is why Apple doesn't give more RAM, features, big... moreYou can’t really compare Chinese phones prices with companies like LG, Samsung, Apple Sony etc. They can never do what those Chinese companies do. That is the reason why smartphone market going to be ruled by Chinese companies and Apple. It’s really sad what Chinese companies are doing for phone markets in long run because those big Android companies can’t compete with them in price. It’s impossible.

” Why is Chinese phones are so cheap?”

https://www.techtoday24.com/mobile/why-is-chinese-phones-are-so-cheap/

AnonD-923722, 25 Nov 2020What is BoM? It's mentioned in the article, Bill of Materials.

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YUKI93, 25 Nov 2020No wonder why Apple can get a lot of money, they double or ... moreWhat is BoM?