The iPad Costs About $260 To Manufacture

The Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPad component costs nearly $260 according to iSuppli. Below are some of numbers in the form of bullet points from iSuppli’s analysis:
– $95 touchscreen display
– $26.80 processor built by Samsung
– $29.50 16GB memory, $59 32GB memory, $118 64GB memory
– $10.50 aluminum back

So it costs about $259.60 for the 16GB, $289.10 for the 32GB, and $348.10 for the 64GB model.

[BusinessWeek via Gizmodo]

This article was written by Amit Chowdhry. You can follow me at @amitchowdhry or on Google+ at
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