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iPhone SE estimated to cost USD 160 to build

Tuesday 5 April 2016 | 17:14 CET | News
The basic version of the iPhone SE costs just USD 160 to make, compared to a retail price of USD 399 for the 16 GB model, according to a breakdown by IHS. The market researcher's analysis of the new Apple phone shows that it's an amalgamation of three iPhone generations -- iPhone 5s, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s. "Despite its physical resemblance to the iPhone 5s, the resulting product is far superior," said said Andrew Rassweiler, senior director of cost benchmarking services at IHS. "In fact, the only significant trade-offs a consumer would make with the iPhone SE against the iPhone 6s is smaller

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