IHS reports the most expensive bit of the Galaxy S7 to be the Snapdragon 820 chipset from Qualcomm at an estimated cost of $62. This is the phone’s chipset in the US, while the international version comes with the company’s own Exynos 8890 Octa.
The 12MP camera with Dual Pixel tech costs nearly $14, while the overall asembly of the device comes at $5. Mind you, the bill of materials doesn’t include cost of software development, marketing, distribution or R&D.
As iFixit found out, the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge are hard to repair and got a score of 3/10. In comparison, the Galaxy S6 had a score of 4/10, the S5 scored 5/10, and the hyper-glazed Galaxy S4 scored 8/10 as pretty easily repairable.