Does This Mean Huge Profits Ahead for Samsung in 2013?


In this video, Andrew Tonner examines the profit potential for the new Samsung S4 smartphone. Using data from IHS, the S4 costs more to build than the Galaxy S3, courtesy of a larger, higher-resolution screen. But even so, 60% of the S4's components are made by Samsung, thus limiting the actual cost to the company. Right now, the big unknown is what Samsung will charge consumers for an S4 -- and that doesn't include the contract. Nothing is terribly clear at the moment, and Andrew encourages keeping a close watch.

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