How much does it cost to manufacturer a television?

Question by nicole: How much does it cost to manufacturer a television?
I know the price and the wholesale price but I’m trying to figure how much the individual parts cost. A simple link would be nice. Thank you :)

Best answer:

Answer by Jake
Good luck finding a manufacturer who will share their cost breakdown. You can make fairly accurate estimates on production cost by backtracking markups from the retail price.

There are sites that attempt to reverse engineer the component cost if electronics, this should provide what you wanted

http://www.isuppli.com/Teardowns/Pages/Products.aspx

http://www.displaysearch.com/files/2008_May_FPD_TV_Cost_Analysis.pdf

Related stuff

http://www.pcworld.com/article/255404/good_news_oled_tv_prices_will_fall_fast.html

References http://www.displaysearch.com/cps/rde/xchg/displaysearch/hs.xsl/index.asp

http://www.aquamcg.com/SupplyChaincostreductionTVcomponentsmanf/tabid/231/Default.aspx

http://www.navvrnd.com/case-studies/manufacturing—case-studies/supply-chain-cost-reduction-tv-components-manf

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