Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G Bill of Materials Costs 7 Percent Less to Make Than Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G: Counterpoint

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Samsung Galaxy S21 Extremely 5G (mmWave, Snapdragon 888-model) smartphone materials price is alleged to be 7 % decrease than the Galaxy S20 Extremely 5G, as per a report by analysis agency Counterpoint. The report analysed the invoice of supplies (BoM) information for the Galaxy S21 Extremely 5G 128GB mannequin, and says that the price of constructing the mannequin is as much as $533 (roughly Rs. 39,500). The Samsung Galaxy S21 Extremely 5G begins at $1,199 (roughly Rs. 88,800) within the US. The market analysis agency says that the mixing of 5G modem in the principle chipset helped deliver the price down.

The Counterpoint report says that the adoption of the in-house Exynos 2100 SoC within the Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G (sub-6GHz mannequin) offers room for extra price enchancment. Samsung’s ecosystem contributed as excessive as 63 % of the whole BoM price of the Galaxy S21 worldwide version. Moreover, the report says that the rise in computing efficiency with 5nm chipsets (each the Samsung Exynos 2100 and Qualcomm Snapdragon 888), and cheaper price as in comparison with older telephones helped the smartphone sequence shortly acquire traction in Europe and North America.

Along with the chipset, the Samsung Galaxy S21 Extremely additionally will get a diminished variety of mmWave antenna modules — from three to 2 — as in comparison with Galaxy S20 Ultra. Samsung additionally eliminated the bundled 25W charger and wired earpieces from the field. Due to this fact, 5G baseband and RF elements, in addition to field contents are the key areas of the price lower. The price of connectivity elevated barely as a result of assist for UWB and S Pen, however the cellphone nonetheless bought a decrease price worth. As per Analysis Analyst Parv Sharma, Samsung managed to deftly steadiness the efficiency versus price.

Speaking extra in regards to the Galaxy S21 sequence, the report mentions that the design of Galaxy S21 and the Galaxy S21+ is extra cost-oriented. The 2 fashions’ BoM price is estimated to drop by 12 % to 13 % as in comparison with the Galaxy S20 and Galaxy S20+ 5G. That is attributed to decrease density screens and absence of ToF cameras alongside the decreased RAM capability within the Galaxy S21+.


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