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Offline Chumanista

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$13 smartwatch teardown
« on: August 14, 2019, 12:34:54 am »
So I decided to find out how is a $13 smartwatch possible. The answer is a $2 Mediatek ASIC and a lot of corner-cutting.

The full teardown with more detailed analysys here:



I'd love to hear your thoughts about it.
 

Offline mcinque

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Re: $13 smartwatch teardown
« Reply #1 on: August 16, 2019, 12:49:52 am »
Thanks for sharing. I wonder how much is the margin revenue at that cost.
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Re: $13 smartwatch teardown
« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2019, 02:21:15 pm »
The raw material cost would be lower than that of $5-10 smartphones, but it won't have the same kind of economy of scale as those super cheap smartphones take advantage of.
Cryptocurrency has taught me to love math and at the same time be baffled by it.

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