Home News Reports Tech-giant Apple Inc's top-end iPhones assembled in India to hit stores next month

Tech-giant Apple Inc’s top-end iPhones assembled in India to hit stores next month

Apple is expected to save on high taxes levied on the import of fully-built devices and it can also meet its local sourcing norms for opening its own retail stores in India.

In a move that will be a big boost to Modi government’s Make In India scheme, global tech giant Apple has decided to assemble its flagship iPhone devices in India, reports Reuters.

Reportedly, Foxconn, a company which assemble Apple Inc’s top-end iPhones will begin its operation from India. The locally assembled iPhones are likely to hit Indian stores next month. Apple’s decision to shift to India will help them reducing prices in the world’s second-biggest smartphone market.

However, Apple Inc is yet to get some approvals. It is expected that India-made iPhone XR and XS devices are expected to hit the market by August. Apple is expected to save on high taxes levied on the import of fully-built devices and it can also meet its local sourcing norms for opening its own retail stores in India.

- Ad - - article resumes -

Interestingly, Apple Inc has not made any comment regarding its decision to shift. Meanwhile, Foxconn said it does not comment on customers or their products.

Earlier, there were reports that tech-giant Apple Inc. will shift its mass production facility from China to India. As per reports, Apple’s iPhone will be mass produced in India by Foxconn Technology starting this year end.

Recently, in July 2018, Samsung had inaugurated the world’s largest mobile phone factory in Noida, India, which will roll out 120 million units per year. Samsung plans to use India not only for manufacturing and local selling but also as an export hub for India-made handsets.

Help Opindia Reach Every Indian. Share This Post
We need your support to survive in the media industry. Please consider paying us for the content we produce:

To know more about these payments, please click here.


Big Story

Ryszard Czarnecki of the ECR hailed India as the greatest democracy, said that terrorists in India didn’t land from the moon but from Pakistan

2019 World Cup Is Here!

Catch the latest on Cricket World Cup as it unfolds, special coverage by Opindia

To Advertise on Opindia.com Click here

‘Professional Congress’ member posts promotional tweets for 500 rupees, blames ‘social media manager’ after having defended tweet

Flipkart Big Billion Sale is here and well, 'Congress supporters' would like to earn a few quick bucks.

Tulsi Gabbard punctures fake news spread by ‘journalist’ Rana Ayyub and others about Howdy Modi event

The US Presidential candidate for 2020, Tulsi Gabbard, today took to Twitter to call out the lies being spread by a shady organisation 'Organisation for minorities in India (OFMI)'

Muslim student in Pakistan confesses he cooked up blasphemy charges against Hindu principal which led to violence on Hindus

Muslim mob unleashed violence against Hindu's in Ghotki, Pakistan, following the Muslim students false complaint against his Hindu principal

While talking about Muslims in Jammu, Karan Thapar diminishes massacre of Hindus and Sikhs in Jammu and the KP exodus

Karan Thapar in his article "We cannot be selective about the past in Jammu & Kashmir" in Hindustan Times dated 15th Sept 2019, gives a call to morality, intellectual honesty and being conscious to multiple peoples and their identities.

Sun TV fined Rs 2.5 lakh for telecasting a violent rape sequence in its prime time serial Kalyana Veedu

Sun TV and producers, Thiru Pictures in the hearing which was held last month, defended the serial and argued that they had taken precautions to make sure that the dialogues were not vulgar and obscene.

Go back to Southall slum: Hijabi woman goes on a racist rant at an Indian co-passenger in a over-crowded London bound bus

A Hijabi woman is seen launching a racist attack on an Indian co-passenger travelling in a crowded 195 bus from Romney Highway in Brentford, West London

Congress’ AIPC member blames Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for an incident of violence in Pakistan

All India Professionals' Congress member Andria D'Souza wants to hold PM Modi accountable for an incident in Pakistan
S Jaishankar says PoK will be physically under India’s jurisdiction one day

PoK is part of India and one day we will have physical jurisdiction over it: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar

EAM S Jaishankar stated that Pakistan occupied Kashmir will one day be under India’s jurisdiction

Did you see the Vikram Lander? Brad Pitt asks about lunar module to American astronaut on the ISS

Brad Pitt was in a conversation with NASA astronaut on the ISS as a part of promotion for his upcoming film Ad Astra

Digital Marketing company that used to pay Professional Congress troll says he won’t be assigning any ‘work’ to the ‘low-level influencer’

‘Professional Congress’ member, Andria D’souza, found herself in an embarrassing situation after it was revealed that she charges Rs 500 for tweeting promotional tweets.
Subscribe to Day's Top Stories
[newsletter_form type="minimal"]
- Advertisment -

Latest articles

Connect with us

182,819FansLike
180,709FollowersFollow
97,600SubscribersSubscribe
Help Opindia Reach Every Indian. Share This Post