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Galaxy S8 materials costs highest by far compared to previous versions, IHS teardown reveals

Apr 24, 20:32

The new Samsung Galaxy S8 equipped with 64 gigabytes (GB) of NAND flash memory carries a bill of materials (BOM) cost that comes out to US$301.60, much higher than for previous versions...

iPhone SE is 3 iPhone generations rolled into 1, IHS teardown reveals

Apr 7, 21:16

A preliminary estimate by IHS and its teardown and cost benchmarking service shows that the iPhone SE smartphone costs about US$160 to build. The US version of an entry-level iPhone...

Samsung Galaxy S7 teardown reveals ho-hum refresh, says IHS

Mar 17, 22:26

A preliminary estimate by IHS shows that the Samsung Galaxy S7 smartphone costs about US$255 to build. The US version of the Galaxy S7 with 32GB of NAND memory carries a bill of materials...

New Apple Watch has lowest ratio of hardware costs to retail price, IHS teardown reveals

May 8, 11:12

The Apple Watch has the lowest hardware costs compared to retail price of any Apple phone IHS Technology has researched, according to a preliminary estimate by IHS. The teardown of...

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge pricier to build, cheaper to buy than comparable Apple iPhone 6 Plus, says IHS

Apr 15, 21:43

The recently released Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is the most expensive Galaxy S line smartphone yet built, but has a lower retail price than a comparable iPhone 6 Plus, according to a...

Commentary: Few Taiwan-made IC parts in iPhone 6

Sep 25, 10:55

A recent teardown of the iPhone 6 showed that Apple still prefers to use IC parts offered by leading international players, excluding most Taiwan-based IC design houses for the supply...

Google Glass far more than the sum of its parts, IHS teardown reveals

May 14, 15:46

Teardown analysis is a useful tool for understanding the component and manufacturing cost of electronics devices – but it does not always tell the whole story of the value of...

Samsung Galaxy S5 carries over US$250 BOM, IHS teardown reveals

Apr 16, 14:48

The Samsung Galaxy S5 with 32GB of NAND flash memory carries a BOM of US$251.52, according to IHS. The cost rises to US$256.52 when the US$5 manufacturing cost is added.

Microsoft Xbox One hardware cost comes in below retail price, IHS teardown reveals

Nov 28, 15:58

Microsoft's new Xbox One carries a bill of materials (BOM) of US$457, according to preliminary results from IHS' teardown analysis service. Manufacturing is estimated at US$14, which...

Apple iPhone 5s carries US$199 BOM and manufacturing cost, IHS says

Sep 26, 14:47

Apple's new flagship product- the iPhone 5s- features some cutting-edge components that represent pioneering achievements for the smartphone market while maintaining a nearly identical...

US-made Moto X cost comparable to Asia-assembled smartphones, IHS reveals

Aug 28, 22:18

Conventional wisdom says it is cheaper to produce things in Asia than in North America, which is why US electronics brands have steadily outsourced nearly all their product manufacturing...

Samsung Galaxy S4 carries US$236 bill of materials, IHS teardown reveals

Mar 20, 13:45

The HSPA+ version of Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S4 smartphone carries a US$236 bill of materials (BOM), up significantly from the Galaxy S3, due to major upgrades in the display,...

Microsoft Surface RT more profitable than iPad, IHS teardown reveals

Nov 6, 11:22

The Microsoft Surface RT model with the minimum 32GB of NAND flash memory and an optional black Touch Cover carries a bill of materials (BOM) of US$271, an IHS iSuppli teardown analysis...

IHS teardown reveals many iPhone 5 components change, but most suppliers remain the same

Sep 26, 10:32

A physical teardown of the iPhone 5 confirms the bill of materials (BOM) and manufacturing cost reported last week in an IHS iSuppli virtual teardown. The low-end model with 16GB...

Low-end Google Nexus 7 carries US$152 BOM, IHS teardown reveals

Jul 12, 14:33

The entry-level 8GB version of Google's new Nexus 7 media tablet carries a bill of materials (BOM) of US$151.75, according to preliminary findings from the IHS iSuppli Teardown Analysis...

New iPad costs more to produce, IHS teardown reveals

Mar 20, 15:49

The new iPad, equipped with 32GB of NAND flash memory and 4G LTE wireless capability, carries a bill of materials (BOM) of US$364.35, according to a teardown analysis by IHS iSuppli...

Samsung cuts LTE chip cost by half, ABI Research teardown reveals

Feb 7, 14:46

The Samsung Galaxy Nexus made a big impact on the market in December 2011, thanks to its sleek design, new Android OS (Ice Cream Sandwich) and NFC capability. The smartphone has another...

Kindle Fire teardown reveals cost-saving design, says IHS

Nov 18, 16:32

The IHS iSuppli Teardown Analysis Service has commenced its physical dissection of the Amazon Kindle Fire media tablet and soon will release its preliminary estimate of the device's...

Teardown of HTC ThunderBolt provides insights on rumored LTE iPhone, says IHS iSuppli

Jul 11, 15:58

If the rumors are true that the next-generation iPhone will support 4G LTE, the new Apple smartphone likely will be significantly more expensive to make than the current iPhone 4...

Nokia N8 smartphone matches iPhone 4 costs, iSuppli says

Oct 14, 09:00

Despite major differences in features and component selection, Nokia's new N8 smart phone carries a Bill of Materials (BOM) cost nearly identical to that of the iPhone 4, according...

Motorola Droid costs US$187.75, says iSuppli

Jan 15, 12:30

Motorola's Droid smartphone carries a US$187.75 bill of materials (BOM) and manufacturing cost, according to a dissection conducted by iSuppli.

Google Nexus One carries US$174.15 materials cost, says iSuppli

Jan 11, 14:37

The Nexus One, sold with the Google brand name but manufactured by High Tech Computer (HTC), carries a bill of materials (BOM) of US$174.15, based on a preliminary estimate from iSuppli...

BlackBerry Storm carries combined BOM and manufacturing cost of US$202, iSuppli estimates

Feb 2, 10:41

The BlackBerry Storm 9530 from Research in Motion (RIM) carries a combined materials and manufacturing cost of US$202.89, according to a teardown conducted by iSuppli. This cost includes...

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    Bits + chips | May 25, 22:14

  • Macroblock 2017 EPS to reach NT$8

    Bits + chips | May 25, 22:13

  • LG Display may stop production of Full HD OLED TV panels by end of 2017

    Before Going to Press | May 25, 22:04

  • China market: Sharp to resume marketing of smartphones

    Before Going to Press | May 25, 22:03

  • US ITC to start global safeguards investigation of imported solar cells, PV modules

    Before Going to Press | May 25, 22:02

  • Taiwan Star Cellualr procures equipment from Nokia Networks Taiwan

    Before Going to Press | May 25, 22:01

  • MSI to hold Gaming Night at Computex Taipei 2017

    Before Going to Press | May 25, 22:00

  • MediaTek to enter mass production of 12nm mobile chips in end-2017

    Before Going to Press | May 25, 22:00

  • NCC fines TWM NT$2.4 million

    Before Going to Press | May 25, 21:59

  • China market: 1Q17 TV shipments slip 14% on year, says Sigmaintell

    Before Going to Press | May 25, 21:58

  • CHPT to provide solutions for special-purpose PCBs

    Before Going to Press | May 25, 21:56

  • E Ink Holdings nets NT$0.14 per share for 1Q17

    Before Going to Press | May 25, 21:56

  • TSMC to start equipment move-in at Nanjing fab in September

    Before Going to Press | May 25, 21:43

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    Before Going to Press | May 25, 21:42

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