So how much would Donald Trump's all-American iPhone really cost?


Surprisingly, it’s not US workforce costs that would have the biggest impact on Apple’s overheads.


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If presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump prevails at the presidential election, he’s committed to making the US great again by forcing Apple to bring iPhone production back from China to the US.

So if he were actually one day able to follow through, how much would an iPhone cost and would it benefit the nation?

MIT Technology Review has run the numbers on three scenarios for the all-American iPhone, finding that Apple could profitably make the iPhone on its home turf without raising prices by that much.

Jason Dedrick, a…

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