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Apple rakes in $513 on every iPhone 6s Plus sale

The large-screen version of Apple's latest phone retails for more than three times what it costs to produce, according to a teardown analysis by research firm IHS.

Apple spends $236 to make each iPhone 6s Plus device, which it sells for over three times that value at $749—a 217.4 percent markup that highlights the tech giant's ability to dominate the premium market while other smartphone makers struggle.

The bill for materials for a 16-gigabyte iPhone 6s Plus comes in at $231.50, which rises to $236 once manufacturing costs are added, according to IHS. The iPhone 6s Plus costs just $16 more to make than the last year's model, with Apple...