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Nokia N8 hardware actually cost only USD 187

by gseth on 15th October, 2010 in Nokia, iPhone

According to the researcher iSuppli Corp, the N8 hardware cost around $187.47 which is just 4 cents less than that of the iPhone 4 ($187.51). The N8 sells for 529 euros ($733) on Nokia’s Finnish website and $549 on its U.S. website, sim free. Apple's iPhone 4 sells for $748.99 unlocked on Amazon’s U.S. site, or $199 from Apple with a two- year AT&T contract.

The most expensive of the components is the screen with an estimated cost of $39.25 for that part alone. The N8 screen is a 3.5-inch AMOLED and is built by Samsung with a touch controller from Synaptics. The chipset for the Symbian OS costs $22, the 16GB of flash storage is $37.12, and the camera element costs $31.08.

Other component highlights of the N8 revealed by iSuppli include:

  • A touch screen controller supplied by Synaptics
  • A digital baseband chip and a single-chip GPS device and audio power amplifier supplied by TI
  • A mobile multimedia processor supplied by Broadcom
  • A Bluetooth/wireless local area network IC supplied by Murrata
  • AN RF transceiver, RF power management IC and power reset device, all supplied by ST-Ericsson
  • A power amplifier supplied by Renesas
  • Epcos AG’s front-end module
  • AKM Semiconductor Inc.’s electronic compass
  • A MEMS accelerometer from STMicro

[ via Bloomberg and EE Times ]



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