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a iphone barely costs 200dollars to make and sells for 800.. not sure what's so premium about the material used to make coke bottles either

Ignorance is bliss. You are clueless how production works. There's much more to the cost of a product than the materials used to make it. rolleyes.gif

According to your flawless logic all Intel processors should be the same price since they're all made up of the same materials right? kookoo.gif
 
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Friend of mine was on facebook debating iphone or Android, I said android just because I dont care for Apple , and Have been Galaxy S for a good long time now

Her Friend began to say that Apple was best because they Lose Money on the Phones.

I said that not true, he then proceeded to tell me that I was Stupid , because he worked for Verizon once and said that Apple Loses money lol

Seems like he was tricked by the game of internal Profit margins compare to Production Costs and Margins lol, he did not seem to understand me..

Manufacturer's play an interesting game with Rebates and Deals with the Major Companies, I told him its not Apple thats losing money, its Verizon.

Had to explain to him the benefit to Verizon, for selling the Phone cheaper than its worth, and many times cheaper than what they themselves may have paid per unit for, to simpl;y capture the Monthly Recurring revenue from the End Users.

So in the End, its Apple still being Greedy lol
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Friend of mine was on facebook debating iphone or Android, I said android just because I dont care for Apple , and Have been Galaxy S for a good long time now
Her Friend began to say that Apple was best because they Lose Money on the Phones.
I said that not true, he then proceeded to tell me that I was Stupid , because he worked for Verizon once and said that Apple Loses money lol
Seems like he was tricked by the game of internal Profit margins compare to Production Costs and Margins lol, he did not seem to understand me..
Manufacturer's play an interesting game with Rebates and Deals with the Major Companies, I told him its not Apple thats losing money, its Verizon.
Had to explain to him the benefit to Verizon, for selling the Phone cheaper than its worth, and many times cheaper than what they themselves may have paid per unit for, to simpl;y capture the Monthly Recurring revenue from the End Users.
So in the End, its Apple still being Greedy lol

Face palm him on your next meeting...
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Face palm him on your next meeting...

I know right, dont know the guy though, Friend of the Girl looking for the phoen to get, just amazing that he called me an Idiot for not being in the know rolleyes.gif
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I know right, dont know the guy though, Friend of the Girl looking for the phoen to get, just amazing that he called me an Idiot for not being in the know rolleyes.gif

Next time, just link them to:
http://news.cnet.com/8301-13506_3-20123112-17/iphone-4s-parts-cost-$188-study-finds/

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