TMCNet:  $1500 Google Glass's hardware costs only $80 [Asian News International]

[May 01, 2014]

$1500 Google Glass's hardware costs only $80 [Asian News International]

(Asian News International Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Washington, May 1 (ANI): A team of researchers have found that total hardware of the Google Glass costs nearly 80 dollars, whereas the product is priced at about 1500 dollars.

According to CNET, the most expensive part in the Google Glass is the Texas Instruments OMAP 4430 applications processor, which costs nearly 13.96 dollars.

Apart from that the integrated camera costs 5.66 dollars, display is worth 3 dollars, and a flash memory of 8.18 dollars, the report added.

However, Glass's production involves packing nearly a dozen components to make the device wearable and safe.

Meanwhile, Google has said that the company plans to make Glass affordable, when the consumer model launches.(ANI) (c) 2014 All rights reserved. Provided by, an company

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