Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and S8+ are the most anticipated handsets of the year finally launched worldwide for $720 especially the cost in India go as high as Rs 57,900 ($900) but these are not actual cost nor they are anywhere near about it to manufacture each Galaxy S8 unit.
I am sure many of you aware about the Companies selling their products at higher prices to generate profit, and the prices include other factors such as marketing costs and taxes as well. If we talk about particular Samsung Galaxy S8 headset then according to IHS Markit had revealed the hidden numbers behind the Samsung galaxy S8 actual cost.
Well, the estimate manufacturing costs for the 64GB have set to $301 (Rs 20,000) with the IHS’ calculation, this is $36.29 higher than last year’s Galaxy S7 edge, and $43.34 upon the standard Galaxy S7.
IHS Markit has not detailed the component price of each device. However, it says that the NAND flash memory and DRAM cost $41.50 (roughly Rs 2,700) in total. The 3,000mAh battery costs $4.50 (roughly Rs 291).
“While there are new non-hardware features in the Galaxy S8 such as the Bixby virtual assistant, from a teardown perspective the hardware in the Galaxy S8 and that of the forthcoming new iPhone is expected to be very similar,” said Andrew Rassweiler, senior director of cost benchmarking services for IHS Markit.
Well, the Final cost of Samsung Galaxy S8 expenses includes marketing costs, taxes, retailer and carrier cuts, and more. What do you think about the Samsung Galaxy S8 cost, do drop your comment below in our comment section?
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