BlackBerry playbook: the components cost $ 205
After having seen how the BlackBerry playbook has been disassembled by iFixit , a second company of Ottawa has decided to disassemble it and check the total cost of the components used. According to surveys and calculations, the 16 GB version will cost $ 190, the 32 GB costs $ 205 and the 64 GB will cost $ 235. Before you scream scandal considering the price of the basic model of the playbook ($ 499), we also calculate the cost of assembly, transport, research and development costs as well as retail.
By a comparison of prices, components Dell iPad 2 cost $ 270 and those of Motorola Xoom cost $ 278. To summarize the characteristics of the BlackBerry playbook, has a 7 inch display with 1024 x 600, two cameras (3 megapixels and 5 megapixels, both capable of recording video at 1080p), has Wi-Fi, GPS, 3G tethering with a smartphone via Bluetooth, and memory of 16 GB GB/32 GB/64. The processor is a dual-core 1 GHz.
[Via: TechInsight ]