Category: Market

Historical coverage of the PC and Apple tech market by Charles W. Moore. 2004-2017.

IHS Markit Teardown Reveals What Higher iPhone 8 Plus Price Actually Buys

The new Apple iPhone 8 Plus, equipped with 64 gigabytes (GB) of NAND flash memory, carries a bill of materials (BOM) cost that comes out to US$288.08 higher than any previous versions of the company’s smartphones, according to a preliminary estimate from analytics firm IHS Markit. After $7.36 in basic manufacturing costs are added, Apple’s total cost to make the iPhone 8 Plus rises to […]