iPad Air costs less to make than third-generation Apple tablet thanks to a number of components it shares with the iPhone 5s and 5c, according to IHS.
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Has the shine worn off the iPhone, or is the report that Apple has slashed iPhone 5 component orders by half simply a work of fiction?
Apple has cut back orders for iPhone 5 components according to the Wall Street Journal, signalling its expectations for the iPhone 5 may have been too high.
Nokia Lumia 900 components cost $20 more per device than the Apple iPhone 4S. But Nokia's device sells for $200 less. If you're betting on margins, don't hold your breath
Cupertino's newest handset, essentially an iPhone 4 with better components including processor, camera and memory, will help it compete better with Android and Windows Phone but nothing to "blow customers away", analyst notes.
Apple has reportedly lined up components to manufacture its next-generation iPhone as it preps a Q3 launch, but the device appears to be tricky to make. That fact is likely to give a big headache to Hon Hai Precision, which manufactures the iPhone via its Foxconn unit.
There's some buzz today about an iSuppli report that dove deep into an analysis of component costs for the Blackberry Storm, compared to a similar breakdown of Apple's iPhone. In the end, the electronics research firm found that the cost of components and manufacturing cost about $203, compared to Apple's costs of less than $175.
iFixIt.com was one of the first to get their hands on iPhone 3G and they promptly ripped theirs apart to report on its internal working and components.
According to "independent laboratory" tests cited on Greenpeace's International's website this morning,about half of 18 tested internal and external components of the iPhone contain bromated compounds.
The iPhone launch has come and gone and now it's time to recap the moving parts. Here's a look at the key components and how they graded out.
EE Times commissioned Semiconductor Insights to tear down the iPhone and dissect its innards. The key takeaways: Infineon is the chip of choice; there are many shared iPod parts that made design easier; and Apple brands a bunch of components to hide the names.
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