Apple reportedly spends more on iPhone 8 Plus manufacturing than 7 Plus, profit margins still hefty

Apple’s 64GB iPhone 8 Plus predictably costs more to make than an entry-level iPhone 7 Plus, but still less than Samsung’s standard Galaxy S8.

Samsung Galaxy S8 predictably costs more to make than S7 and S7 Edge, way more than iPhone 7

At an estimated $307.50, Samsung’s Galaxy S8 bill of materials, manufacturing costs included, exceeds Apple’s iPhone 7 expenses by more than $80.

Preliminary iPhone 7 BOM is out: cheaper to make than Galaxy S7, costlier than iPhone 6s

While Apple’s profit margins should remain the largest in the industry, the iPhone 7 bill of materials exceeds that of the 6s.