ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter
Technology

Inside the iPhone 13: Apple's rising costs revealed

Teardown of latest premium model shows where the parts -- and expense -- come from

In roughly 10 years, the total cost of the components in an iPhone has risen from around 23% of its selling price to 36% or more.

TOKYO -- What does it take to churn out the world's most iconic smartphones? Cutting edge-technology, a global army of suppliers -- and more money than it used to.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more