Software Business Model Prevails

Mallinson, Keith
March 2010
Wireless Week;March2010, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p26
Trade Publication
The article examines the cost structure of manufacturing smartphones in the U.S. The costs include software licenses, intellectual property rights (IPR) royalties for radio technologies, video codecs and other capabilities. In addition, the cost of parts includes integrated circuits, display touchscreen, mechanical, camera, battery and other.


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