The Samsung Galaxy S4 is Samsung’s new flagship Android smartphone, we have already seen a couple of teardowns of the S4, and now we have another from IHS who have also worked out how much the S4 costs to build.
According to IHS, the Samsung Galaxy S4 costs around $237 to build, this is for the 32GB model, which retails for $639 in the US without a contract through AT&T.
“Samsung’s strength is this ability to in-source to itself,” IHS analyst Vincent Leung said in an interview. “They just keep adding to the list of components that they can supply to themselves.”
The Samsung Galaxy S4 is powered by a quad core 1.9GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor, it comes with Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and features a 5 inch Full HD Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Other specifications in the device include a 2,600 mAh battery, the device also comes with dual cameras with a 2 megapixel front facing camera and a rear facing 13 megapixel camera, plus a choice of 16GB, 32GB or 64GB of built in storage and a microSD card slot.
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