Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra Green In Hand Holding

Galaxy S23 Ultra
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  • The Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra reportedly costs $469 to make.
  • The processor, cellular components, and display accounted for most of the bill.
  • This analysis doesn’t take other costs into account, such as marketing and labor.

Samsung’s Galaxy S23 Ultra retails for a cool $1,199 in the US, making it one of the most expensive smartphones outside foldable phones.

Now, tracking and analytics firm Counterpoint Research has analyzed the phone’s bill-of-materials (BoM), claiming that the premium smartphone costs $469 to make.