Did you know that the New iPod Nano is Cheaper To Make
#1  gavilan1010 10-09-2006, 09:18 PM
Apple ComputerÂ’s latest iPod Nano costs almost US$18 less to make than the previous version, a breakdown of the portable music playerÂ’s components revealed.

A teardown analysis performed by market researcher iSuppli found that Apple reduced the cost of materials for the 4GB Nano to US$72.24 from US$89.97 for the previous 2GB device. The computer maker managed to get more capabilities for less in the device through design changes and component price declines, iSuppli said.

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#2  doctorow 10-10-2006, 05:19 AM
Others (like Microsoft) pay a premium on each unit (Xbox) sold. Now tell me, who is smarter?

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