1 Facebook Twitter Reddit
The production of the iPhone 15 Pro Max costs Apple 12% more than its iPhone 14 counterpart. As it turned out after disassembly, purchasing parts for each device cost Apple approximately $558.
Apple's profit from its products largely depends on the reduction in the cost of equipment relative to the selling price, as well as on other important factors. While the goal is to reduce cost, sometimes introducing new features can instead increase that cost.
In a showdown between the Nihon Keizai Shimbun and the Japanese company Fomalhaut Techno Solutions, Nikkei reports that the production of the iPhone 15 Pro Max is much more expensive than the production of the iPhone 14 Pro Max. The report states that the materials cost for the iPhone 15 Pro Max is $558, with a parts-to-cost ratio of 47%.
This figure is said to be around 12% more expensive than the iPhone 14 Pro Max.
The display in the iPhone 15 Pro Max is 10% more expensive than the iPhone 14 version, while the titanium frame costs 43% more, and the A17 Pro chip costs 27% more than the A16 Bionic. . According to the report, the telephoto lens and its tetraprism system are 3.8 times more expensive than its predecessor.
Other models in the iPhone 15 line are just as expensive: the production of the iPhone 15 Pro will cost Apple $523, which is 8% more than its analogue from a year ago. The iPhone 15 Plus costs $442, which is about 10% more expensive than the iPhone 14 Plus.
The iPhone 15 is considered to have the biggest change in cost, with its $423 BOM being about 16% more expensive than the iPhone 14.
In the previous BOM calculation, iPhone 14 Pro production The Max was considered just 3.7% more expensive than the iPhone 13 Pro Max.