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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...

Realtime news
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    Bits + chips | 9min ago

  • Taiwan ODMs, component makers eye orders from China mid-range, high-end smartphone vendors

    Mobile + telecom | 1h 12min ago

  • Hermes Microvision posts January-September net EPS of NT$25.13

    Before Going to Press | 17min ago

  • Standards committees and industry consortia working through number of video standards to support Ultra HD

    Before Going to Press | 21min ago

  • LG Display develops 5.3-inch Full HD LCD panel for smartphones with 0.7mm bezel

    Before Going to Press | 22min ago

  • TDDI may push down touch IC, LCD driver IC prices in 2015

    Before Going to Press | 1h 16min ago

  • LCD TV sales expected to reach 5 million during holiday period in North America

    Before Going to Press | 1h 17min ago

  • Innolux expects global Ultra HD TV shipments to reach 30 million in 2015

    Before Going to Press | 1h 34min ago

  • Taiwan market: BenQ aims to sell 20,000 curved Full HD WCG TVs in 2015

    Before Going to Press | 1h 37min ago

  • Powertech, Walton Advanced expected to see slight sequential drops in 4Q14 revenues

    Before Going to Press | 1h 40min ago

  • MLS, Unity Opto expand LED lighting capacities

    Before Going to Press | 1h 44min ago

  • Innolux capex to reach NT$20 billion in 2014

    Before Going to Press | 1h 45min ago

  • Innolux will continue to invest in a-Si and IGZO panel technologies, says chairman

    Before Going to Press | 1h 46min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Global top-6 notebook vendors to share 81.7% of 2015 global shipments

    Before Going to Press | 2h 3min ago

  • Grand finals of MSI Beat IT 2014 Global to be held in Taipei

    Before Going to Press | 2h 4min ago

  • HP-Foxconn server joint venture starts competing for data center orders

    Before Going to Press | 2h 50min ago

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