Samsung announced the Galaxy S5 in February, and recently started shipping the phone in 125 countries making it the biggest launch in Samsung’s history. The phone is currently retailing for 600 euros, and is selling really fast. But is it really worth spending that amount of money on a smart phone which apparently costs less than the retail price? IHS, an analytics company recently did a tear down on the current flagship and later released an estimated cost which was spent building the Galaxy S5.
The total cost that is needed to build a Galaxy S5 is just $256. The cost is tad bit higher than what it took to build the predecessor. The Galaxy S4′s cost was $244. Continue Reading →