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IPhone 12 component costs are $431, 26% up on the iPhone 11 - Counterpoint

13 days ago   |   By 9to5Mac

Counterpoint research has put together an estimate of the iPhone 12 component costs in a so-called Bill of Materials analysis. It estimates that Apple's total cost for materials for the US version of the middle-tier base model iPhone 12 is $431 - 26% up on the iPhone 11 .
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Report: iPhone 12 is 21% More Expensive to Make Than iPhone 11

Report: iPhone 12 is 21% More Expensive to Make Than iPhone 11

13 days ago   |   By Mac Rumors

Apple's iPhone 12 is around a fifth more costly to make than an equivalent iPhone 11 , based on an analysis of the blended materials by Counterpoint's component research practice.
Producing a 128GB ‌iPhone 12‌ mmWave smartphone will cost Apple up to $431, 26% higher compared to the ‌iPhone 11‌, according to the latest bill of materials analysis by Counterpoint's component research practice. Despite over $27 cost savings due to the simplified RF design, the BoM cost of the sub-6GHz-only model for overseas markets still increased by 18%.
Assuming a 38% mmWave mix, the blended materials cost...
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IPhone 12 21% more expensive to make than iPhone 11, says Counterpoint

IPhone 12 21% more expensive to make than iPhone 11, says Counterpoint

13 days ago   |   By iMore

Big cost increases include the OLED display, 5G, and the A14 processor.
What you need to know
A Counterpoint report says Apple's iPhone 12 is around 21% more expensive to manufacture compared to the iPhone 11.
That's thanks to upgrades like 5G and an OLED display.
A new Counterpoint report says that Apple's iPhone 12 is around 21% more expensive to make in terms of blended materials compared to the iPhone 11.
From the report:
Producing a 128GB iPhone 12 mmWave smartphone will cost Apple up to $431, 26% higher compared to the iPhone 11, according to the latest bill of materials analysis by...
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