Samsung Galaxy S5 First Price Exposure
Samsung Galaxy S5 First Price Exposure

IHS studied electronic “stuffing” flagship Smartphone Samsung Galaxy S5, estimating the cost of components and the cost of production unit.

Cost of Samsung Galaxy S5 is estimated at $256

Well, first let me Recall you the Specification of Samsung Galaxy S5: Galaxy S5 has a 5.1-inch Super AMOLED touchscreen display with a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels (431 ppi), the S5 is equipped with a Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 with 2.5 GHz, 2 GB of RAM, Intel memory capacity of 16/32 GB. 16-megapixel camera with video recording with a resolution of 4K and battery of 2800 mAh.

The most expensive element in this Smartphone according to IHS is Screen, which is priced at $ 63. On operational chips and flash memory in total comes to $ 33. Another $ 4 goes to the fingerprint sensor. For comparison, the iPhone 5s similar component costs $ 15. Built in the Galaxy S5 sensor heart rate is estimated at about $ 1.5.


Build a Smartphone, according to IHS, total cost is $ 256. This is more than the Galaxy S4, Cost of which was estimated at $ 244.

Note that in the USA retail Galaxy S5 with 16 GB of memory sold for $649.99. However, we must remember that the data do not include IHS spending on advertising, licensing, etc.