Apple’s iPhone 4S went on sale last week, and Apple announced that they had sold over four million iPhone 4S units in the first three days, and now details have been revealed on how much the iPhone 4S costs to manufacturer, which would mean that Apple are making a healthy profit for each iPhone 4S sold.
According to Andrew Rassweiler, of IHS iSupply, who performed a teardown on the iPhone 4S, the 16GB model costs Apple around $188 to manufacture, the 32GB around $207 and the 64GB model around $245.
Considering that the carrier free version of the iPhone 4S, which Apple will sell next month costs $649 for the 16GB version, $749 for the 32GB version and $849 for the 64GB version Apple is making a healthy profit on each one they sell.
Have a look at our handy guide on the difference between the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S. Apple has now announced the iPhone 5, have a look at our article on the difference between the iPhone 4S and iPhone 5 to see all about the new iPhone 5.
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