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Analysis: The iPhone X makes Apple more money per phone than iPhone 8

Apple iPhone X retailed 43% higher that iPhone 8, suggests analysis

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Apple Inc's new flagship iPhone X makes the company more money per phone than its iPhone 8 model, according to an analysis, which found the iPhone X's flashier parts cost Apple 25 percent more than the iPhone 8, but that it retailed 43 percent higher. The iPhone X smartphone costs $357.50 to make and sells for $999, giving it a gross margin of 64 percent, according to TechInsights, a firm that tears down technology devices and analyses the parts inside. The iPhone 8 sells for $699 and has a gross margin of 59 percent. The finding is surprising because technology products ...

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First Published: Tue, November 07 2017. 11:14 IST