Monday, April 24, 2017

It costs $307.50 to make the Samsung Galaxy S8

It costs $307.50 to make the Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung launched Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus in India for Rs 57,900 and Rs 64900. actual price that costs Samsung to manufacture each unit is different and less. Here's  how much it costs to make the Samsung Galaxy S8

According to a teardown by IHS Markit, it costs Samsung $307.50 (~Rs 19,900) to make the Galaxy S8. The total bill of materials for the 64GB variant of the phone is approximate $301.60 and adding manufacturing costs of $5.9, the final cost comes to $307.50. The report says that the Galaxy S8’s manufacturing and materials cost is $43.34 higher than the Galaxy S7.

The report also suggests that the Samsung Galaxy S8 costs more to make than the Apple iPhone 7 and Google Pixel XL flagships. While there is a massive difference between the bill of materials and retail cost, this estimate doesn’t include Samsung’s expenditure on research and development, marketing, and distribution, etc.

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