Apple iPhone X producing cost is much lower than its real price

As you might have known, the Apple iPhone X device is one of the most expensive brands in the market right now. However, have you ever wondered why it costs so much? In this article, we will show you how the iPhone X manufacturing cost is compared to its real price.

Apple iPhone X
How much is the Apple iPhone X producing cost exactly?

First of all, it’s not that we go against the sale price of the Apple iPhone X. In fact, we just want to give you a mere price comparison so that you can have your own vision on this topic. By far, the iPhone X is Apple’s most advanced phone, and that’s why it’s also the costliest to mass produce. However, what is the exact figure for the raw cost of one iPhone X? As a matter of fact, this Apple beast costs around $412.75 (about RM. 1730) to manufacture the 256GB variant. You want to know how we got this piece of information. It comes from Chinese tech industry publication, which was able to get the bill of materials for iPhone X of Apple.

Basically, the bill has listed in details precisely how much every single part of the phone costs, such as the display, chipset, and the stainless steel frame, etc. No surprise when it turned out that in the iPhone X’s body, the 5.8-inch OLED display cost the most at $80 (around RM.335). One funny thing is that some earlier rumors insisted that the Samsung actually priced $130 (RM. 545) for one OLED display. It was revenge from Samsung to Apple since two companies were having some legal proceedings.

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In the meantime, the phone’s 256GB ROM goes for $45 (about RM.189). Furthermore, the steel frame and “glass hyperbolae” both cost $53 (about RM.222) together. For the iPhone X’s retail price of $1,149 (approximately RM.4817), that is quite a large gap. But, we have to take other costs like R&D, marketing, and taxes into account, to understand this whooping amount of money.

Not a cheap phone, but understandable

Inclusion, I hope that this article has given you a closer look at Apple and its products. What is your opinion? Tell us!