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[AppleInsider] 3G iPhone costs $173.00 to make

post #1 of 16
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http://www.appleinsider.com/articles..._3g_parts.html

Seems a little high, and they added 35 bucks for "other costs" so this makes me a little weary of this.

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post #2 of 16
I love how it says Other costs:37,16$ then at the bottom it says "*Doesn't include other costs,..."
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128MB of ram is pretty sick for a phone

but the extra price for the 16GB version is NOT JUSTIFIED AT ALL..............

PS: i wish the GPS would have test-to-speach.....it's standard for most GPS's now and is a separate tech from the actual positioning system so there's no reason not to have it
    
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I want one.
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I would be shocked if they are paying $23 for 8GB flash memory in bulk. Other costs would include the cost of the case?
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Good call on the case, but I doubt that plastic costs more than a dollar.

Either way, I can't will until July 11th.
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You know the only things holding me back from this new iPhone:

1. ATT and their hike on data plans
2. Required to use iTunes
3. Gawk factor
4. Non-serviceable battery
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Quote:
Originally Posted by pauldovi View Post
You know the only things holding me back from this new iPhone:

1. ATT and their hike on data plans
2. Required to use iTunes
3. Gawk factor
4. Non-serviceable battery
Yeah - if they would lose the exclusivity and not tie it to Win/OSX I'd jump all over it. I haven't heard of any problems with the 1st gen battery, or really any problems with Apple gadgets' batteries so that doesn't matter to me
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post #10 of 16
$7 on the camera, come on they can invest a little more in it..
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