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you have to remember that its $203 before royalties and such. I doubt that any phone manufacterer isn't paying royalties for one thing or another
Plus R&D, plus programmers, plus design staff, plus administration, plus secretaries, plus land/buildings rent and depreciation, plus inventory shrinkage expenses, etc etc etc.

Assuming that it only costs Apple $203 per iPhone is completely naive.
post #12 of 68
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you have to remember that its $203 before royalties and such. I doubt that any phone manufacterer isn't paying royalties for one thing or another
To whom exactly?
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Bah, only 512 mb of ram?

Edit: forgot to read the part that says "estimates at this time since hardware has not been aquired and analyzed"
512mb has been confirmed by Apple already.
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To whom exactly?
Patent holders.
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512mb has been confirmed by Apple already.
Link?
post #16 of 68
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huh, I actually cannot find that spec on their site, and wikipedia had it at 512mb but now it says TBA.

I guess it's not confirmed. I'll post in this thread if I find anything.
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Link?
Not official, but I found these:
http://www.phonesreview.co.uk/2011/1...e-than-enough/
http://appadvice.com/appnn/2011/10/a...e-4-and-ipad-2
http://www.gsmarena.com/apple_iphone_4-3275.php

So yea, not official but plenty of people seem to be convinced, so I imagine that someone that had the information must have leaked it at some point.
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post #19 of 68
what happened to R&D cost? labor costs nothing today it seems. Advert, tv commercials? Fail article tbh
    
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You guys fail to remember the labor cost and the HUGE cost of R & D
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