Samsung has spent this much to make the Galaxy S9+

The component cost of Galaxy S9+ is nearly as much as that of the Apple iPhone X, which is the world's most expensive mass-produced phone.

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Samsung recently launched the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, and the flagships come with impressive hardware specifications and features. Unfortunately, not many can afford them and the smartphones are targeted at a specific segment of the population. However, what is the component cost of the Galaxy S9 duo? TechInsights has the answer!

Samsung has spent this much to make the Galaxy S9+

 

We will leave the Galaxy S9 and talk about the Galaxy S9+. Well, the Samsung Galaxy S9+ reportedly has a component price of $379 (approx. Rs. 24, 724). The smartphone retails in the US at $839.99 (approx. Rs. 54,800). Turns out, the component cost of Galaxy S9+ is nearly as much as that of the Apple iPhone X, which is the world's most expensive mass-produced phone.

Where was the money spent?

Where was the money spent?

The analysis has given us an idea of the estimated cost of each components of the Galaxy S9+. According to TechInsights, most of the money is spent on the display ($72.50), chipset ($68), camera module ($48), and memory department ($39). For non-electronic components of the Galaxy S9+, Samsung has spent around $29.

iPhone X's component cost

iPhone X's component cost

The component cost of iPhone X is said to $389.50 (approx. Rs. 25,405). What's interesting is that the device is priced at at $999 (approx. Rs. 65,160) for the 64GB version in the US. It is clearly evident that Apple is making much for profit than its Android rival Samsung. In the case of the iPhone X too, the display is the most expensive component with a price tag of $77.

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ First Impressions
Most expensive Samsung phone
 

Most expensive Samsung phone

It is worth mentioning that the Galaxy S9+ is the most expensive smartphone manufactured by Samsung. Its component cost is more than the Galaxy Note 8, which was launched last year. However, to Samsung's dismay, South Korean customers are reportedly not excited by the arrival of the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+.

Moreover, the demand for Galaxy S9 is less than what it was for the Galaxy S8. Having said that, we are sure that the sales will pick up in the coming days.

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