Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G Manufacturing Cost

Samsung is releasing plenty of mobiles every year. Among those, The “S” series mobiles are compared with iPhones. So, Samsung always did its best to attract users. Since the “S” series are flagship-level mobiles, They always cost more than regular mobiles. But, The final cost is not the four-digit all regions. Since there are plenty of factors that affect the final price, We try our best to cover the manufacturing cost of the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G mobile. It doesn’t include any additional charges like Chargers and Headphones. Also, Only the manufacturer knows What the actual cost is, and it can vary from time to time. We give the relative average costs for the components to compare the price for your choice of mobiles.
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G home screen

Estimated Manufacturing Price for Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G

This estimation was done with the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (model SM-G9880/B/N/U/U1/W) meant for Asia and EMEA. This estimation is for the Exynos processor model. As for the Qualcomm model, we hope to see a teardown of its actual manufacturing cost quite soon.

From our analysis of the inner workings of the Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G, we also performed a quick cost estimate on the unit. Here, we present a few costing points of note, along with an overview of cost allocation on the phone.

Display Cost

Yes, Samsung Display is the best in the market. The display occupies a High cost in the Components. The AMOLED Hole Punch display costs $67.00. Compared with standard displays, the cut-out Displays require 20% more.

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Processor Cost

Since Samsung uses In-House processors in the International variants, Their Exynos processor will reduce the shipping and other additional costs. Samsung used the industry’s new Exynos 990 @ 7 nm+. The S20 Ultra 5G comes with Exynos 990 @ 7 nm+, the industry’s cutting-edge processor with a die size of 124 mm2. This Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G processor costs $81, and for the Snapdragon version, It may be around $107.50.

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RAM Cost

On the other hand, the display cost increased by about $9 because S20 Ultra 5G comes in a bigger size. Plus, there is now a punch hole instead of top-notch, and it is an edge-to-edge display design. Coming to the memory pricing, the cost of memory chips dropped drastically, and as a result, Samsung added a 128GB storage chip on Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G instead of 64GB. Also, the RAM was increased by 2GB (LPDDR4X) at no additional cost increase. Even users of this device will get an extra 128GB microSD card out of the box as a freebie package. The cost of all these components is still under $12, added to their Supporting Material costs.

Other Components

Looking at the chart released by the guys at TechInsight, the display of Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G costs more than other components/features, estimated at $67.00. The memory cost is relatively high at $67.50, while the chipsets and network modems cost $81.00. There are more cameras on this device, and it costs Samsung $107.50 for all these cameras. Other costs can be seen in the chart below.

The total amount it cost Samsung to manufacture a unit of its Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G device, which is a variant to Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G, is about $528.50 (total for all included components). Many sources have it that this device will cost around $1399-1499, Samsung will up to 60-70% profit for each unit sold. But, It consists of regular update works, Marketing, Shipping, and other miscellaneous costs.

What more?

This is the estimated manufacturing price for the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G. The actual amount may vary because Samsung will not reveal the actual price. The components rates can be low due to bulk Manufacturing. You can’t buy any device without additional costs. But, we spend an extra 50% on premium devices for High-Quality testing, Advertisement, Promotion with Celebrities like that. Brands cut down this Advertisement cost and other Non-Needed costs like OnePlus, Xiaomi. That’s why you get them for a meager price.

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