Friday, October 9th, 2009
Ever wondered how much it costs a manufacturer to build a netbook? If so, here’s an intersting breakdown of a popular netbook from China, with each of the parts broken down for cost. When all the part prices are added up, and compared to the units retail cost, there’s only a surprisingly slim profit margin left for the manufacturer. We’ve known for some time that profit margins are razer slim for comptuter hardware, and that seems to be more true than ever in the case of netbooks.