December 20, 2010
5 years ago

Smarthphone Breakdown

Originally Published on: Gizmodo

How much does a smart phone really cost to make? As you can see in the viz below, the magic of large scale manufacturing and cheap labor have given us extremely capable (and tiny!) components which often cost less than $10. If you go out to the Gizmodo article where this was published, you can see over 100 comments, mostly discussing the wide profit margins of phone manufacturers.