Sinlung /
11 May 2012

The Cost Of Smartphone Component

Inside a smartphone: The component story
Nomura Equity Research recently released its "2012 Smartphone Guide," which offers a look at the components that go into phones and their providers' market shares. More than 25 parts are needed to make a modern smartphone. Ever wondered which is the costliest part? And also which are the companies providing these components?

Here are the key components that go inside your smartphone and their bill of materials cost.

NAND flash

NAND flash

Component makers: Samsung (31% marketshare), Toshiba (31%), Micron (27%) and SanDisk (9%)
Cost: $20-22

Display


Display

Component makers: Samsung (25% marketshare), Japan Display (20%), LG Display (15%), Sharp (10%), Chimei (10%) and AUO (10%)

Cost: $18-20

Applications
processors








Component makers: Qualcomm (35% marketshare), Texas Instruments (20%), Samsung (12%) and Nvidia (5%)

Cost: $15-17

DRAM







DRAM
Component makers: Samsung (38% marketshare), Hynix (21%), Elpida (16%) and Micron (13%)

Cost: $8-10

BASEBAND

Baseband
Component makers: Qualcomm (45% marketshare), MediaTek (13%), Intel (10%), STEricsson (11%), Broadcom (5%) and Marvell (3%)

Cost: $10-13

CAMERA MODULE


Component makers: Sharp (10-15% marketshare), LG Innotek (10-15%), Foxconn (8-10%), SEMCO (5-10%) and STM (5-10%)

Cost: $9-10

Touch panel

Touch panel

Component makers: TPX (15-20% marketshare), Young Fast (15-20%), Wintek (10-15%) and Nissha Printing (10-15%)

Cost: $7-11

Battery

Battery
Component makers: Simplo (40-50% marketshare), Dynapack (35-40%)

Cost: $5-8

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