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How Much Does It Cost to Make Gadgets?

Guess How Much It Costs to Make Your Favorite Gadgets?

All the cool gadgetry that keeps you connected, organized, and entertained, comes at a cost. You might call these expensive little luxuries, but the companies manufacturing the products are paying up front for components that aren't always cheap. Can you guess how much it costs to make the gadgets in your purse and home? Here's a hint: Sometimes, companies manufacture their products at a loss expecting to make up the difference elsewhere.

Guess How Much It Costs to Make Your Favorite Gadgets?

The Apple iPhone 3GS sells at a starting price of $199. How much do the components used to make the gadget cost?

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Join The Conversation
lizyly lizyly 8 years
3/5 i only know the 1 question, the rest were guessing. I'm surprised that PS3 actually cost so much more than the selling price.
theonlyjess theonlyjess 8 years
wow... interesting to know...
bellaressa bellaressa 8 years
2/5 - I know nothing.
weffie weffie 8 years
wouldn't the supply prices vary greatly depending on the scale of production? ie it would cost much less per unit to make a million iPods than one... are they based on actual numbers?
TidalWave TidalWave 8 years
Microsoft never made any profit off of the first xbox. Hopefully they'll at least break even on the 360.
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