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Topic: iSuppli

iPad component costs adjusted, estimated to cost Apple $260

04/07/2010, 08:04 am

With the iPad now in users' hands and its internal components revealed, iSuppli has adjusted its estimated cost to Apple for the 16GB Wi-Fi model higher, to $259.60, due to more silicon than it had anticipated.


Apple iPad sales predicted to reach 7M in 2010, 20.1M by 2012

04/02/2010, 09:04 am

A new forecast of iPad sales predicts Apple will sell 7 million units in 2010 -- a number higher than most expect on Wall Street -- with sales doubling in 2011 and nearly tripling by 2012.


16GB iPad components estimated to cost Apple $219

02/10/2010, 09:02 am

Parts for Apple's forthcoming iPad, which will retail starting at $499, are estimated to cost the hardware maker as little as $219.35, a new analysis has calculated.


AT&T's tough talk on data use seen as part of struggle with Apple

12/11/2009, 01:12 pm

As AT&T this week said it may charge more to bandwidth-heavy iPhone users, one firm believes the wireless carrier has been stung by Apple's new found control of its subscribers through the App Store and iTunes.


Apple predicted to extend exclusive contract with AT&T

09/10/2009, 02:09 pm

While most predictions of late suggest Apple will end its exclusive iPhone arrangement with AT&T next year, a new analysis bucks that line of thinking.


New Apple Mac ad features familiar face, Blu-ray PC adoption low

08/25/2009, 02:08 pm

Distinctly voiced actor Patrick Warburton plays a high-end PC in a new "Get a Mac" ad; and a new study suggests that adoption of Blu-ray players for PCs is very low.


Demand for memory in phones to grow, thanks to Apple

08/06/2009, 10:08 am

A new report predicts that demand for NAND flash memory in cell phones will more than triple by 2013, with a majority of that need being driven by Apple and its iPhone.


3G iPod shuffle teardown reveals same costs as in 2007

04/14/2009, 06:04 pm

In spite of concerns touted around the web this week that Apple has arbitrarily padded its margins with the release of its latest iPod, a new teardown from iSuppli obtained in full by AppleInsider reveals that the third-generation iPod shuffle costs the same amount of money to manufacture as its predecessor did two years ago.


iPhone 3G's final build price: just $174.33

07/15/2008, 07:07 pm

In a teardown done with production hardware, research firm iSuppli now says a base iPhone 3G costs just $174.33 in pure manufacturing costs, or less than what it took to build the less capable original.


iPhone 3G saves Apple over $50 per unit

06/23/2008, 06:06 pm

Even with the newer technology inside iPhone 3G, Apple has managed to trim the price of its handsets by over $50 and is making even more profit on each sale, according to a new cost breakdown by iSuppli.