- Samsung Galaxy S10(₹ 73900 at amazon)+ cost is estimated to be $420 in parts, based on a teardown.
- The display is the most expensive component of the phone.
Flagship smartphones continue to get pricier each successive year. Part of this is, of course, each company’s need for more profit, but also the fact that newer technologies sometimes take a significant investment in terms of R&D. While we cannot determine the exact contribution of the R&D costs to the retail price of the phone, what we can quantify is the total cost of hardware. The Samsung Galaxy S10+ has been torn down by Tech Insights, who has revealed the estimated cost of each component.