iPhone 5 with Holographic Addition

Essay by stacyramsey1212High School, 12th gradeA+, January 2014

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Ashley Christenson iPhone 5 with Holographic Addition Mr. Coley - Economy 10/27/13 Imagine this, you're talking to you're best friend who lives four hundred miles away in Colorado, but instead of holding the pone up to your ear, or viewing a face on a screen, you simply tap a button and view your conversation partner in 3D. This is the future of the smart phone, a Star-­‐Wars era invention that will soon overtake the mobile devices industry. Advances in phone technology have taken the world by storm. The modern market for the smart phone is booming, and everyone wants to be a part of the madness. With the invention of the holographic phone call, a whole world of new possibilities could open up for those keen on entering the cellular arena. This invention is something new, something never seen before, and would definitely peak the interest of consumers wanting the newest, greatest, most advanced communications technology. The first concern when it comes to the marginal profit of this product would be the manufacturing costs without the holographic technology. According to digitaltrends.com, this total would amount to somewhere around $226.85, which can be broken down into individual parts. The Flash Memory and RAM run you about $20.85. The display and touchscreen are $44.00, processors are $17.50, sensors are $6.50, and cameras are $18.50. Together, the cellular and wireless radio cost $39.00, and the battery is $4.50. Power management is $8.50 and all of the total mechanical parts cost around $33.00. Finally, packaging, production, and licensing

fees come to about $37.00. So, for $226.85, the bare necessities of the iPhone 5 can be produced. A few years ago, the addition of holographic technology to an iPhone would have been impossible. However, MIT has recently come out with the news that a man...