Apple expected to achieve manufacturing margins of 70% with iPhone 4S
Reply 61 of 62
October 10, 2011 8:45PM
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Wow, I know Apple tend to make around 30-35% margin usually, but 70%....... Does make me feel that Apple just shafted me on my £499 aquisition for a 16gb iPhone 4S.
Oh well, as only Apple makes the iPhone and that's the platform I want I guess I should not complain too much I am afterall paying for it.
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Reply 62 of 62
October 11, 2011 12:07PM
I wouldn't trust these figures. Analysts constantly underestimate BOM costs. Even iFixit and other sites are just guessing. If you look at Apple's quarterly reports, they allude to margins for iPhones and iPads that are lower than most estimates.