It Costs Apple Just $357 To Make The $1000 iPhone X
09 November, 2017, 21:38 | Author: Oscar Goodwin
Why is Apple getting displays from its chief rival?
Despite Apple claiming that the iPhone X's glass back is the most durable glass ever in a smartphone, drop tests done on the expensive phone proved otherwise.
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With the scope for functionality-based innovation slowing down, Apple has had to equip its recent devices with more niche and expensive technologies in order to differentiate itself (3D-Touch, Taptic engines, dual cameras).
The 64 GB iPhone X was released in the United States with a price tag of $999.
Apple CEO Tim Cook is famously dismissive of cost estimates like the one published by IHS. An infrared (IR) camera projects and analyzes more than 30,000 invisible dots to create a precise depth map of a human face, and it employs machine learning to adapt to physical changes in appearance.
The teardown of the iPhone X revealed that its IR camera is supplied by Sony or Foxconn while the silicon is provided by ST Microelectronics. The flood illuminator is an IR emitter from Texas Instruments built on an application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) and single-photon avalanche diode detector from ST Microelectronics.
"The assembly and testing of the TrueDepth system and its individual components is challenging and likely a factor in the production delays", Bouchaud said.
Although Apple has dismissed the bill of material analysis as being an inaccurate representation of the cost it incurs in producing its smartphone, we believe that year-over-year comparisons (from the same research firm) do provide a sense of how Apple's gross margins could trend.
Apple's iPhone 7 was the world's best-shipping smartphone in Q3 2017, with 13.0 million units shipped.
Popular in bezel-less, premium smartphone designs, full screens like the one used in the X are thin and light and have high screen-to-body ratios. The company is growing at a fast rate and is expected to surpass Oppo in the coming months if it continues to grow like this.
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