Google Glass Parts, Assembly Seen Costing $152

IHS Inc.’s new product teardown of Google Glass estimates the gadget’s hardware and manufacturing costs total about $152, which would represent just about 10% of the digital headset’s $1,500 price tag.

But don’t read into the number too much — IHS says the majority of Glass’s costs come from nonmaterial expenses, like nonrecurring engineering expenses, tooling costs, and extensive software and platform development. Google, meanwhile, disagrees entirely. Read the rest at the Numbers Guy blog on WSJ.comGOOGLE0514_G (2)