The cost of the iPhone 15 Pro Max reached 558
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The cost of the iPhone 15 Pro Max reached $558 – 12% more than the iPhone 14 Pro Max, but still not half of the retail price

According to experts from the Japanese publication Nikkei, the price of the new iPhone 15 Pro Max is $ 558. That’s 12% more than the cost of last year’s iPhone 14 Pro Max. This makes the iPhone 15 Pro Max Apple’s most expensive smartphone in production. Nevertheless, the cost of the components does not reach half of the retail price, which is $1,200 for the cheapest version with 256 GB of storage.

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Image source: iFixit

The Japanese publication cites as the main factors affecting the price increase of the iPhone 15 Pro Max a new camera with 5x optical zoom, the proprietary Apple A17 Pro chipset based on an advanced 3nm manufacturing process and an OLED display with adaptive Refresh rate and thin frames.

    Image source: Nikkei Asia

Image source: Nikkei Asia

According to the Japanese publication, the cost of iPhone 15 family smartphones is generally 8-16% higher than last year’s models. The smallest difference compared to last year’s model can be observed in the iPhone 15 Pro model. The production cost of this model is $523, which is about 8% more expensive than the iPhone 14 Pro. The cost of the iPhone 15 Plus is $442, which is 10% more than the iPhone 14 Plus model.

    Image source: Nikkei Asia

Image source: Nikkei Asia

The biggest cost difference can be seen with the base model iPhone 15. It costs $442, which is 16% more than the iPhone 14 model. And the cost of this smartphone is the highest in relation to the selling price – 53%.

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