Samsung has negotiated steep price cuts with some major domestic smartphone parts suppliers and this may bring down the manufacturing cost of the , reports , citing South Korean publication .
The unit price of RF components has apparently been reduced by around 9 percent, which is quite a lot as rates are usually cut by 5 percent at most. Screen modules have allegedly been discounted too.
The drop seemingly has something to do with the sluggish sales of the , which resulted in underutilization of production lines. Some suppliers apparently lowered the price to increase …