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iSuppli: Nokia N8 packs $187 in parts

Updated 4 years ago

According to market intelligence firm iSuppli, Nokia’s N8 handset is stuffed with exactly $187.47 worth of components. The Finnish handset manufacture’s Symbian^3 device sells for €529 and $549 in Finland and in the U.S. respectively. iSuppli notes that the most expensive component is the device’s 3.5-inch Samsung AMOLED display and touchscreen panel, which carry a price tag of $39.25. Other high end components in the device include 16 GB of mass storage ($37.12), a 12 megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss lens ($31.08), and a $22 chipset the houses components from both Texas Instrument and Broadcom. Nokia is aiming to sell 50 million Symbian^3 devices; Nokia’s second Symbian^3 device, the C7, was just recently released.