Apple incurs Rs. 15,875 in manufacturing Apple iPad 2 Wi-Fi 16 GB. The tablet is retailed at Rs. 25,000 in United States of America. According to iSuppli, Cupertino-based firm makes more than 50% on the manufacturing cost for each unit. Apple 64 GB LTE variant of new iPad from Apple costs around Rs. 20,773 and it is retailed at a Rs. 41,663 according to iSuppli news inputs, which means that Apple profit levels are much higher, on every model it produces. Apple incurs higher cost of production on their new iPad variant than Apple iPad 2, but even then the Apple kept its new iPad device similar with Apple iPad 2 devices. Apple is making higher profits with their tablets by including additional NAND memory. There is only marginal difference between Apple iPad 16 GB flash memory variant and iPad 32 GB variant, the price difference between these two variants is only Rs. 842.
When we speak about the price difference between Apple iPad 2 and the newly released new Apple iPad is also very marginal, iPad 2 display costs Rs. 2,606, and the Retina display that is fitted over the new iPad device is priced at Rs. 4,360. The difference between iPad 2 and the new iPad display is only Rs. 1,503. According iSuppli news 40% of parts that are used for manufacturing the new device from Apple come from the Korean manufacturers such as the LCD display (with Sharp and LG in the Bullpen), A5X processor and the NAND memory. Samsung one of the arch rivals for Apple Inc in the tablet manufacturing business is also responsible partially in the price rise for Apple products, according to iSuppli information inputs.