Price is never a barrier when it comes to buying Apple. The technology giant has till date come up with many smartphone models that have changed the outlook of people towards smartphone. Amongst various high priced and advanced phone versions that have been introduced by Apple, IPhone SE is the latest entrant. The much talked about phone has priced its 16 GB variant at Rs.39,000 and 64 GB variant at Rs.49,000.Click Here for more iPhone Accessories.
While other debates have still not started, a big debate on its pricing has already taken a fast track. The price for this phone is already under scanner. As per the research carried out by IHS, the manufacturing cost of the 16 GB phone comes out to Rs.10,574. IHS teared down the new iPhone SE to bring out the detailed breakup of the price. The company has not yet calculated the cost for R & D involved in the designing of this phone.
According to the officials, higher price kept for 16 GB phone is not because of the cost involved but it is the strategy formed by the company to encourage people to buy 64 GB phone. There could be any reason for putting up this price but the debate is still on. It has been further revealed that Apple has recycled many parts from its previous models to make the phone more cost-effective. Even the price of the display has reduced to one third from 2013 but the cost of phone is still high and this is probably because it is offered from the global technology giant.
Whatever the manufacturing cost may be, speculations are on for this new Apple offering and the buyers have started browsing their favorite. Only time will tell the success story of this new Apple phone.