If you’re one of the many people eagerly anticipating the release of Apple’s next-gen iPhone 8, you might want to start saving up now. While we always knew that the iPhone 8 would be pricey, a new report from the Economic Daily News (via Digitimes) provides us with a better idea as to why the highly anticipated iPhone 8 will be the most expensive iPhone Apple has ever released.
The report relays that the 3D Touch solution Apple is using on the iPhone 8 will cost Apple as much as 2.5x more than what it currently uses for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 6s. Whereas Apple currently pays anywhere from $7-9 for the 3D Touch panels on existing iPhones, that figure will reportedly be bumped up to the $18-22 range for the iPhone 8.
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