:wtf: Interesting Question


Active Member
Jan 20, 2007
While I am waiting for my iPhone 4 to arrive at vodacom I will take a few moments to ponder this..

What is the difference hardware wise between a Ipod touch and Iphone?
Yea, I know the iPhone has the sim card holder + gsm aerial.. is there any other differences that would cause the iPhone to cost between R6000 to R8000 more than the iPod touch?
I think not.. :wtf: :wtf: :wtf:

So, what do you think??


Executive Member
Feb 1, 2007
The real answer is it doesn't cost that much to build! That's why Apple make the largest profit on the iPhone section of their business - about 40%!

Well iPod touch costs R2200-3000, iPhone costs R7000, for a difference of R3800-4000.
To be fair the iPhone has a lot more in it:
Much Better cameras (actually the best camera in a smartphone)
Better screen - true IPS technology for better viewing angles, although they're the same res. (best screen in a smartphone too)
Larger battery (since 3G uses a lot more power)
Better speakers
And of course the 3G, GPS chips etc.