Since its debut in 2007, Apple’s iPhone has been one of the most talked about devices on the planet. As it does every year, Apple released a new generation of iPhones: the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. And we've got it covered.

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The iPhone 7 costs more to make, but Apple’s margin remains high
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iPhone 7 Materials Costs Higher than Previous Versions,
IHS Markit Teardown Reveals

Wayne Lam, Andrew Rassweiler

The bill of materials (BOM) for an iPhone 7 equipped with
32 gigabytes (GB) of NAND flash memory carries $219.80
in bill of materials costs, according to...


Teardown - Apple iPhone 7 (A1778)

September 19, 2016
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Teardown - Apple iPhone 7 Plus

November 11, 2016
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Teardown - Apple AirPods

April 5, 2017
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