What does it cost to make the Microsoft Surface?
As was done recently with the iPad Mini, now has disarmed the Microsoft Surface to assess the cost of having their manufacture as the components used, exercise in the case of the tablet Apple, concluded a value of $188 per unit , reporting profit margins by up to 56%.
Cover / Cover Touch keyboard is not counted in this calculation, being an accessory that is achieved by the large amount of money: It costs $ 120 for the user, but only $ 16 make it.
With this, Microsoft also premiered a good product ( as our impressions ), has managed to get good gains on the tablet with Windows 8, opening the door for a future, perhaps, could lose money if the competition becomes too close.
Link: IHS: Microsoft Surface 32GB costs $ 271 to make (Neowin)Tags: component, components, IHS iSuppli, Microsoft Surface, money, price, Sale, Surface, Value