A special smartphone
In the battle to get the most special smartphone on the market to capture the attention of the largest number of users, manufacturers have been integrating components that are increasingly expensive. While at the time a 600 smartphone seemed expensive and was what you would expect from a flagship, today a flagship at 600 euros is a cheap one. It is easy to talk about 700 euros, and it is not so rare to talk about 800 or 900 euros in versions with more extras. The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is, today, the most special smartphone on the market, thanks to its curved screen on the sides, and that glass and metal design that equals the iPhone 6 in manufacturing quality.
However, it is not the design elements that are most expensive on the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, but rather the display itself. We’re talking about a component priced at $ 85 to make. That’s what Samsung has to spend to make the screen. We recently said that the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge was difficult to disassemble and that it complicated the repair of it, or the possible replacement of the screen. But of course, with the price that it would have to buy a new screen, the least of it will be how difficult it is to disassemble it.
Behind the screen would be Samsung’s Exynos processor, which costs $ 29.5 to manufacture, followed by the 3GB RAM unit, which is $ 27.
It costs $ 290 to make
In the end, the cost of manufacturing the Samsung Galaxy S6 EdgeIn its 64 GB version in this case, it is $ 290, thus being more expensive than the iPhone 6 Plus, which remains at $ 263. That difference of $ 27 is reflected in the 50 euros difference that exists in the market prices of the two smartphones.
Leaving aside the debate about whether smartphones should really be that expensive, we can at least think about the fact that they will drop in price in a few months, something that, for example, does not usually happen with iPhones, or with other smartphones. sold only in official stores, such as some Nexus.