Samsung Galaxy S8 Manufacturing Cost

Samsung Galaxy S8 was released in 2017 and made good sales. We know it includes lots of third-parties profit when we get in our hands when we buy things. But did you guess how much your mobile cost when it gets out of the warehouse? The additional cost add-on begins with the manufacturing factory shipping. Here we listed Samsung Galaxy S8 Manufacturing Cost, including each significant component’s price. The final cost may vary depending on the country and location. Samsung mobiles are available at a low cost in the US region most of the time. Most of the time, the display is always costly in Samsung mobiles because of the AMOLED screens.
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Estimated Manufacturing Price

This estimation was done with the Samsung Galaxy S8 (model SM-G9500/8/F/FD/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 S8, 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

The S8 comes with Exynos 8895 @ 10 nm, the industry’s cutting-edge processor with a die size of 124 mm2. Samsung used the industry’s new Exynos 8895 @ 10 nm. This processor of Galaxy S8 costs $10.

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RAM Cost

On the other hand, the display cost increased by about $9 because S8 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 the Galaxy S8 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.

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Other Components

Looking at the chart released by the guys at TechInsight, the display of the Galaxy S8 costs more than other components/features, estimated at $67.00. The memory cost is relatively high at $42.50, while the chipsets and network modems cost up to $60.50. There are more cameras on this device, and it costs Samsung $29 .00 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 S8 device, which is a variant to S8, is about $313.50 (total for all included components). Many sources have it that this device will cost around $999.99, then Samsung will up to 60% profit for each unit sold.

What more?

This is the estimated manufacturing price for the Samsung Galaxy S8. 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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