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The other Microsoft Surface mystery: Keyboard included?

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In many ways it’s the signature feature of Microsoft’s upcoming Surface tablet computer — the magnetically attached cover that doubles as a keyboard. Microsoft says the keyboard/cover will come in two different varieties: one with a touch-sensitive surface, dubbed Touch Cover; and another with slightly raised keys for better typing, dubbed...
The other Microsoft Surface mystery: Keyboard included?

16GB iPhone 5 bill of materials estimated at $168

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Driven by the new A5 processor, LTE 4G high-speed modem and Retina display with in-cell touch technology, the new iPhone 5 is estimated to cost Apple $167.50 in materials alone for the entry-level 16-gigabyte model....
16GB iPhone 5 bill of materials estimated at $168

At $152 in cost, Google's Nexus 7 leads way for cheaper tablets

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That $199 Nexus 7 tablet Google sells directly to consumers costs $151.75 in parts, according to an IHS iSuppli teardown and reported by AllThingsD. The bill of materials figure implies that Google could be making a small amount of profit on the 8 GB Nexus 7 tablet and even more...
At $152 in cost, Google's Nexus 7 leads way for cheaper tablets
iPad Mini Pricing Framed In Light Of Apple's Dedication To Margins
iPad teardown reveals $375.10 total cost

Samsung Galaxy S4: Coleslaw in U.S., kimchee in Korea

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Unlike Apple, Samsung makes different flavors for different regional tastes. FORTUNE -- Although from the outside they look the same, on the inside the Galaxy S4 that Samsung sells in the U.S. and the one it sells in Korea turn out to have significant differences -- including the apps processor, the...
Samsung Galaxy S4: Coleslaw in U.S., kimchee in Korea

How Microsoft could make a $199 Surface RT a reality, and why it shouldn't

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Microsoft An anonymous source has told Engadget that Microsoft's ARM tablet, the Surface RT, will cost just $199 when it goes on sale on October 26th. Cue much incredulity from the rest of the Internet. $199 would be cheap for a 10" tablet with 32 GB flash storage even...
How Microsoft could make a $199 Surface RT a reality, and why it shouldn't

Boot up: Galaxy Note and iPads hit 3m, Surface profits, Android malware and more

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Plus Ballmer bigs up Windows Phone, Wii U browser beats IE 10, probable paths to the White House, the tablet forecast and moreA quick burst of 9 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamMicrosoft Surface RT more profitable than iPad, teardown analysis reveals >> IHS...
Boot up: Galaxy Note and iPads hit 3m, Surface profits, Android malware and more
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Kindle Fire vs. Nexus 7: A detailed cost breakdown of the two devices

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Google’s Nexus 7 appears to be on a direct collision course with Amazon.com’s Kindle Fire as the two tech giants battle it out for second place in the expanding tablet market. In order to get a better look at the two devices, IHS iSuppli performed a physical teardown of the...
Kindle Fire vs. Nexus 7: A detailed cost breakdown of the two devices
Apple Rumor Patrol: The Apple TV, The iPad Mini And ... Yacht?
iPhone 5 costs an estimated $168 to make, sells for $649
Another teardown yields sub-$200 BOM for iPhone 5 16GB

iPad Mini Component Costs Estimated to Begin at $188

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AllThingsD reports on an iPad mini teardown from research firm IHS iSuppli estimating the component costs for Apple's new iPad mini at $188 for the 16 GB model.The base model, a Wi-Fi-only 16 gigabyte iPad mini, which sells for a starting retail price of $329, costs about $188 to build....
iPad Mini Component Costs Estimated to Begin at $188

Third-generation iPad costs lowers Apple margin slightly

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A study analyzing just the hardware costs of the 2012 iPad shows a basic Bill of Materials (BOM) cost of $310 in components, up $34 from the BOM of the previous iPad. The estimate, which does not account for other costs such as software, distribution and marketing, shows that Apple's...
Third-generation iPad costs lowers Apple margin slightly

Samsung Reportedly Hits Apple with 20% Price Increase for iOS Device Chips

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MarketWatch reports on an article from Korean newspaper Chosun Ilbo claiming that Samsung has hit Apple with a 20% price increase on the A-series chips used to power Apple's iOS devices."Samsung Electronics recently asked Apple for a significant price raise in (the mobile processor known as) application processor," the person...
Samsung Reportedly Hits Apple with 20% Price Increase for iOS Device Chips
An overview of all the depressing ways Microsoft screwed up the Surface launch
iPhone 5 bill of materials estimated at $167.50, $35 more than the iPhone 4S

How much does it cost to manufacture an iPhone?

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An iPhone generates approximately $650 in revenue for Apple. This figure has remained fairly steady over time. Using deduction from overall margins, it’s possible to estimate the gross margin on the product to be around 55%. That means that the cost of goods sold (COGS) for the iPhone is about...
How much does it cost to manufacture an iPhone?
Below the Surface

A Peek At the Parts, and Profits, Inside Samsung's Galaxy Note Tablet

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One of the most revealing facts to emerge from the ongoing trial between Samsung and Apple in a California federal courtroom is how thoroughly the iPad has dominated the emerging tablet market in the US. From the end of 2010 to the middle of 2012, court documents showed that for...
A Peek At the Parts, and Profits, Inside Samsung's Galaxy Note Tablet
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iPhone 5 may cost Apple $167.50 to build, says one estimate

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The new phone's bill of materials is a bit pricier than its two predecessors, according to an estimate from TechInsights. [Read more]...
iPhone 5 may cost Apple $167.50 to build, says one estimate

Nokia Lumia 900's bill of materials: $209

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Strong efforts from both Microsoft and Nokia have helped keep the bill of materials for the Lumia 900 to a minimum, offering the Windows Phone handset a better shot at making some money....
Nokia Lumia 900's bill of materials: $209
iPad mini only costs $188 to build, gives Apple 43% gross margin

Preliminary bill of materials on iPhone 5 estimated at $168

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Apple spends an estimated $167.50 to build each 16GB iPhone 5 it builds, according to a preliminary estimate by specialists at analyst firm Techinsights. While the full report is due on September 21 after a physical disassembly has taken place, the new phone's bill of materials places it a full...
Preliminary bill of materials on iPhone 5 estimated at $168

Press Start: Banjo-Kazooie 4 rumoured for E3, analyst predicts next-gen console prices and more

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Plus, the next Walking Dead teased by Telltale Games, Empire Magazine's Last of Us review leaked online and a game about telling stories through gamesA selection of links, hand-picked by the Guardian games writers.Banjo Kazooie 4, Mirror's Edge 2 top Xbox One E3 list - rumour | VG247A list of...
Press Start: Banjo-Kazooie 4 rumoured for E3, analyst predicts next-gen console prices and more

Microsoft Surface: More profit per tablet than Apple's iPad?

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Microsoft's Surface with Windows RT tablet will bring in a higher profit-per-tablet sold than Apple's iPad, according to a teardown by IHS iSuppli. The research firm offered a total bill of materials estimate on Monday, but has since released a more detailed breakdown of each component in Microsoft's tablet....
Microsoft Surface: More profit per tablet than Apple's iPad?

Microsoft Surface pricing will be comparable to PCs -- analyst

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A bill-of-materials analysis of upcoming Microsoft Surface devices suggests pricing will be line with low-end PCs and ultrabooks. But that doesn't include the cost of Microsoft's snazzy keyboard. [Read more]...
Microsoft Surface pricing will be comparable to PCs -- analyst

Microsoft Surface RT teardown reveals huge profit margin

www.electronista.com
A new teardown shows that Microsoft is generating huge profit margins out of each Surface RT tablet that it sells. According to IHS iSuppli, the bill of materials (BOM) for the Surface RT tablet 32GB is $248 plus $18 for the TouchCover, which Microsoft is selling for $599. By comparison,...
Microsoft Surface RT teardown reveals huge profit margin
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