iSuppli provides a teardown analysis of the Google Nexus One phone and concludes the phone has a total bill of materials cost of $174.15. The single most expensive part of the phone is the Qualcomm baseband processor ($30.50), followed by the 3.7" AMOLED display ($23.50) and Samsung memory ($20.40). You can read all the details over here.
With its new Nexus One, Google Inc. has taken many of the latest smart-phone innovations and combined them in a single product that manages to be both cutting edge and cost competitive, according to a teardown conducted by iSuppli Corp.
The Nexus One, sold with the Google brand name but manufactured by HTC Corp., carries a Bill Of Materials (BOM) of $174.15, based on a preliminary estimate from iSuppli’s Teardown Analysis Team. This total comprises only hardware and component costs for the Nexus One itself and does not take into consideration other expenses such as manufacturing, software, box contents, accessories and royalties.
Google is selling unlocked versions of the Nexus One at an unsubsidized price of $529, or at $179 with a two-year service contract from T-Mobile.