RIM appeared to have paid less to build the Torch than Apple shelled out for the iPhone 4, according to iSuppli. In an earlier teardown of Apple's iPhone, the firm found that materials and components totaled $187.51.
iSuppli analyst Andrew Rassweiler said RIM took an "evolutionary approach" in building the Torch, which on the inside "heavily leverages subsystems used in previous members of the BlackBerry smartphone line, specifically the Storm2 and the Bold 9700."
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