The $84.50 Reason Apple Wants You to Buy That Big iPhone

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Maybe you’re still debating between the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus. Apple has a good reason for wanting you to opt for the larger model. It costs an additional $15.50 to make the larger iPhones, according to a breakdown by researchers at IHS, but the sticker price is $100 higher than the iPhone 6. Apple pockets an extra $84.50 on each iPhone 6 Plus.

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