Inside Apple's iPhone 5: Product Teardown

More For The Money

For a device as complex and powerful as the iPhone 5, there's really not much to it when laid bare. Despite a larger screen, a far more powerful processor and high-speed baseband communications, the iPhone 5 $207 cost for bill of materials is just $11 more than iPhone 4S. And according to iSuppli's published numbers, the manufacturing cost is identical, at $8.

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