Samsung released the Galaxy S9 and s9+ on the eve of the end of February, and the market research firm Techinsights analyzed the cost of the components of Samsung S9+ and found that the device was Samsung’s most expensive mobile phone, with a total production cost of $379 trillion and $10 more than Samsung Note8, MWC2018. Cost less than the iphone x, the cost of the iphone x is 389.5 dollars.
Regarding the cost of each component, the chart shows that the cost of Exynos 9810 chips is $68, and the Super AMOLED panel costs $72. Camera, s9+ installed a more advanced camera, but also with a second rear-mounted camera, the front camera is still 8 million pixels, the component cost of 48 U.S. dollars. Other more expensive components include memory and non electronic devices.
It’s worth noting that the $379 trillion here is just the cost of production, excluding research and development, marketing, distribution and taxes.
Samsung S9+ on the U.S. website for $840, profit margin of about 55%, compared with the iPhone x gross margin of about 61%,iphone 8 plus gross margin of about 59%.