Link | The $199 iPhone: still a money maker – – The $199 iPhone: still a money maker: Amazing how quickly BOMs drop in consumer electronics.

“The first phone had a bill of materials estimated at $170 at launch, but the iPhone 3G could have a BOM as low as $100 when it debuts July 11, said David Carey, president of Portelligent, a division of TechInsights, the publisher of EE Times.”

tip to Kedrosky’s blog for pointing me to this.