Apple starts assembling iPhone 11 in India

apple iPhone 11

For the first time, Apple is making its latest smartphone units in India. Foxconn which handles the assembling of iPhone units has started the work on Apple iPhone 11 units in its Chennai plant as per the reports by TechCrunch.

The current batch of iPhone 11 units is limited but Apple wants to scale up its local production in India. Earlier Apple has been assembling its older models iPhone SE, iPhone 6, and 7 and also iPhone XR.

Advertisement

By this move, Apple is looking to cut its reliance on China which produces the majority of iPhone smartphones today. And also assembling smartphones in India enables Apple to avoid the 20% import duty that the Indian government levies on imported electronic products.

Apple has been looking for ways to ramp up production in India for years but has struggled to find manufacturers. Apart from that Apple has also announced that it will be opening its first retail store in India.

Advertisement

iPhone 11 might just be a start as Apple will certainly be looking to assemble its top of the line upcoming smartphones in India.

For more news: COVID-19 vaccine developed by University of Oxford

Advertisement
FOUNDER & HEAD

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

KNine Vox is an emerging news/media website, we cover a vast category of topics whether it is technology, sports or entertainment, we cover it all!. With every article, we try to provide our readers with an immersive experience which not only entertains them but also educate them.

More Stories
twitter tiktok
Twitter also keen on buying TikTok’s US operations
Enable Notifications.    Ok No thanks