TechInsights estimates that the new Galaxy S9 smartphone costs $379, up from $343 for last year's Galaxy S8, which has a more advanced camera system, which includes a second rear camera. The components cost $48. It's 32 dollars higher than the S8.
With the continuous improvement of the camera, smartphones have become the preferred camera equipment for most people. As a result, video quality has become a major battleground between apple, Samsung and other mobile phone companies.
"look at those camera sensors. Samsung uses both the 12 million pixel sensor on the S8 and the 12 million pixel sensor that works in the Note 8. Combine the two for the S9 camera module, "said TechInsight analyst Al Cowsky." they're working on this. "
Another key mobile technology battleground is the display, although the associated cost has dropped. The most expensive component in the S9 is the 6.2-inch OLED screen, which costs $72.50. According to the analysis, this is cheaper than the Note8 and S8 screens. The screens cost $82 and $78.50, respectively. Other major components include $68 for the main processor and $51 for the storage unit.
TechInsights's mobile phone uses Samsung's self designed processor, and the United States is using the Qualcomm Corp's processor in the past. The TechInsights dismantling device includes Samsung's Exynos 9810 chip, which contains a new modem that may be faster than last year's model.
The average selling price of the S9 in the United States is $903.30, less the estimated cost of TechInsights, Samsung's gross margin is 58. Samsung also sells the device for $840 on its website, at a gross profit rate of 55.
According to the analysis of TechInsight, as a contrast, appleIPhoneX gross margin is estimated to be 61%, and iPhone 8 Plus is 59%. The smaller size of S9 has not been dismantled.