Apple iPhone 4 GSM teardown: The 16GB iPhone 4 costs $178.00 in components and $7.00 for manufacturing by Foxconn at its plant in Shenzhen, China. The iPhone 4 is then sold for $560.00, of which Apple keeps $368.00. Apple's other costs include money spent on software development, R&D, marketing, shipping, packaging, etc. Foxconn's margin is $7.00.
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