Many people wonder about the cost of production of the iPad Mini, so Apple sets the lowest price of miniature versions of the iPad Wi-Fi 16 GB is $ 329 U.S.. A research institute IHS iSuppli said the iPad Mini production costs estimated at U.S. $ 188.
As we know, the iPad Mini version of Wi-Fi 16 GB priced at $ 329. If the IHS iSuppli research is correct, there is a difference of $ 141 U.S..
While the cost of production for the iPad Mini version of Wi-Fi 32 GB at U.S. $ 287. And the cost of production for the iPad Mini version of Wi-Fi 64 GB for $ 350 U.S.. For the price, the iPad Mini version of Wi-Fi 32 GB is $ 429 and the iPad Mini version of Wi-Fi 64 GB is priced at U.S. $ 529.
Apple has a price difference of course is used for various purposes such as promotion, shipping costs, and so on. And not all of the company's profits.
Then to what the highest cost component in the production of iPad Mini? Price of the most expensive component in the iPad Mini is for the 7.9 inch touchscreen display which is $ 80 U.S.. The components of the A5 processor in the iPad Mini costs $ 13 U.S..
While prices for other components such as the internal memory of the iPad Mini version of Wi-Fi 16 GB is $ 15 U.S.. But the price of memory is different from any version of the iPad Mini, the price of memory on iPad Mini version of Wi-Fi 32 GB memory is different from the price of the iPad Mini version of Wi-Fi 64 GB.
This is more detailed of the cost of production of the iPad Mini version Wi-Fi 16 GB: