A recent teardown of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 has estimated that it costs around $240 to build, which is about $20 more than the 3G version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 2. The extra costs are due to the better display, the faster processor and the increased amount of RAM.
Wireless charging turmoil as Samsung invests in PowerbyProxi
There are currently three rival groups trying to create the definitive wireless charging standard, Samsung and Qualcomm both belong to two of them. Now Samsung has boosted its interest in the WPC and the Qi standard by investing $4 million in a company called PowerbyProxi.