When the iPhone 5S was released last week, we saw a teardown of the handset, and now we have some details on how much the iPhone 5S costs Apple to build.
According to IHS iSuppli, Apple’s iPhone 5S costs Apple $199 to build, the cost includes $191 in components and $8 in assembly, this is for the 16GB model of the handset.
The iPhone sells for $649 without a contract, so Apple is making a healthy profit on each iPhone 5S they sell. There are also details on the cost of the iPhone 5C.
The iPhone 5C apparently costs between $173 and $183 to build, the handset retail for $549 without a contract.
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The iPhone 5S has been replaced by the iPhone SE, have a look at our comparison of the iPhone 5S vs iPhone SE.
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