PlayStation Vita 3G teardown puts material costs at $159
UBM TechInsights pulls apart new Sony handheld
The cost of materials for the 3G version of Sony's PlayStation Vita is around $159.10 (£102.79) according to tech experts at UBM TechInsights.
The hardware will retail in the US for $299 and in the UK for £279.
The full breakdown of components, a reported by our sister site Eurogamer.net, is as follows:
- Display and touchscreens: $50
- Battery: $3.60
- Cameras: $3.50
- Wi-Fi/BT/GPS: $3.50
- NAND: $6.00
- SDRAM: $9.25
- Processor: $16.00
- BB+XCR: $16.25
- Non-electronic: $11.00
- Other: $30.00
- Supporting materials: $10.00