iPhone 5 (16 GB) manufacturing costs in 2012, by component

This statistic shows a breakdown of the costs for the major cost drivers that make up the iPhone 5 (16 GB) release, as of September 2012. The most expensive component of the iPhone 5 (16 GB) was the display and touchscreen at 44 U.S. dollars.

Production costs for the iPhone 5 (16 GB) release as of September 2012, by component

Production costs in U.S. dollars
Display and Touchscreen44
Wireless Section - BB/RF/PA34
Mechanical/ Electro-mechanical33
Memory - DRAM10.45
Memory - NAND Flash10.4
Power management8.5
Box contents7
User Interface and Sensors6.5
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Release date

September 2012



Survey time period

September 2012

Supplementary notes

The source added the following beneath this statistic: "Please note that these teardown assessments are preliminary in nature, account only for hardware and manufacturing costs and do not include other expenses such as software, licensing, royalties or other expenditures."

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