New analysis result that the manufacturing cost of iPhone 13 Pro Max is about 50,000 yen and the cost rate is 36.5%

Since the launch of the 'iPhone 13' series in late September 2021, various media and various users, large and small, have been disassembling. Tech Insights , which analyzes semiconductors and electronic devices, also disassembled it early and estimated the manufacturing cost for the iPhone 13 to be about 61,000 yen and the iPhone 13 Pro to be about 63,000 yen , but Nikkei and Finalcial Times Analysis has released different cost estimates.

Teardown of iPhone 13: Nikkei

Nikkei and Fomalhaut Techno Solutions, along with Fomalhaut Techno Solutions, which has a proven track record in disassembling and analyzing electronic devices, disassembled the iPhone 13 Pro Max. We calculated an estimate that the manufacturing cost is 438 dollars (about 49,800 yen) and the cost ratio (manufacturing cost ratio to price) is equivalent to 36.5%.

The most expensive component was the display for $ 105. Next, the camera module costs $ 77 (about 8750 yen). Parts prices have risen 2.5 times overall, especially semiconductors 3 times and cameras 10 times, which is a considerable increase, but the selling price is only 1.6 times that of terminals 10 years ago.

According to the report, the Huawei Mate 40E costs 51%, the Pixel 5 44.9%, the Xperia 1 III 37.9%, and the iPhone 13 Pro Max 36.5%. However, when viewed as an iPhone series, the cost rate has risen from the former 20% level, and it is reported that 'Apple is facing fierce competition with rivals and sacrificing profit margin to improve performance.' increase.

According to iFixit, the iPhone 13 Pro has many components that are modular and easy to replace, but it is paired for each part, 'catastrophic parts compatibility that violates the right to repair'. Therefore, the repair difficulty is rated as '5' out of 10 levels.

iPhone 13 Pro Disassembly-iFixit disassembly / 144928

in Hardware, Posted by logc_nt