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elctrnx_lyf
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re: Verizon iPhone 4 has estimated BOM of $171
elctrnx_lyf   2/16/2011 9:25:05 AM
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The pricing is very competetive definitely. The Quallcom have done themselves a great benefit by getting a place into the iphone CDMA and integrated GPS. We will see more intersting result when we compare the sales of CDMA vs GSM/3G iphones.

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re: Verizon iPhone 4 has estimated BOM of $171
chanj0   2/14/2011 2:29:56 AM
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The drop of BOM costs is predictable. I am very interested in knowing whether all the changes that Apple made on iPhone 4/ CDMA improve the product. I am expecting a big improvement in terms of data throughput and quality of service due to the nature of CDMA2000. Any owners' comments will be greatly appreciated.

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re: Verizon iPhone 4 has estimated BOM of $171
mcgrathdylan   2/10/2011 10:17:31 PM
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Yes, good point. The guys at UBM TechInsights predicted almost a month ago that the Verizon version BOM would be around $175, about $25 cheaper than the original BOM for the GSM version, because of falling component prices and simplification. Obviously, UBM TechInsights and IHS iSuppli have a slight difference of opinion on the original BOM, because iSuppli estimated it at $187.51.

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re: Verizon iPhone 4 has estimated BOM of $171
DestroCom   2/10/2011 9:08:21 PM
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Interesting...seems like these guys nailed it before it even came out. http://www.eetimes.com/electronics-news/4212162/Verizon-iPhone4-shaves--25-off-Apples-cost



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