What Makes The iPhone 15 Pro Max So Costly

The priciest model in the iPhone 15 series begins at $1,608, and opting for additional storage or Apple Care during purchase can push the price to around $1,694.

What’s The Most Expensive Part In iPhone 15 Pro Max

The priciest component of the iPhone 15 Pro Max is its camera, which costs approximately 3.8 times more than the 3x optical zoom telephoto camera in the predecessor, the 14 Pro Max and 15 Pro.

Apple has integrated Tetraprism technology into the Pro Max's telephoto camera, which reflects light through the lens four times, enabling 5x optical zoom.

The Titanium Thing

The iPhone 15 Pro's "titanium frame" is a premium choice, replacing stainless steel. Titanium offers advantages of being lighter and more durable, despite its higher cost of $35 per kg compared to stainless steel at $1 per kg.

Reliable Processor

The exclusive 'A17 Pro' chip in this model saw a 27% price increase compared to the previous A16 Bionic chip. It's manufactured using TSMC's 3-nanometer process in Taiwan.

The Total Parts Cost Of The iPhone 15 Pro Max?

Costs for all iPhone 15 models have risen. The estimated parts cost for the iPhone 15 Pro Max is $558, a 12% increase from the iPhone 14 Pro Max.

The parts cost of the iPhone 15 Pro is $523, 8% higher than the 14 Pro. The iPhone 15 Plus recorded $442, up 10% from the iPhone 14 Plus.