iSuppli: Apple's iPhone 3G S costs $179 to make

By Jos
Jun 24, 2009
  1. From the outside, Apple’s iPhone 3G S seems nearly identical to the 3G model released last year, but it’s what’s on the inside that matters they say. Indeed the company claims their latest and greatest smartphone offers twice the performance of its predecessor, longer battery life, and an improved camera. But who and what is behind the device’s capabilities? Looking to answer that question, iSuppli has performed one of their accustomed teardown analyses, showing the source of components and estimating the manufacturing costs.

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  2. Rick

    Rick TechSpot Staff Posts: 4,572   +65

    Hmmm, an FM receiver?
  3. swker98

    swker98 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,077

    yea for next year so they can charge you for the iPhone 3gR (for radio ;))
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