Apple has announced in an official statement that assembly of the iPhone 12 has begun in India. According to the company, assembled iPhones in India are mainly produced for sale in the local market.
In recent weeks, there have been various rumors about Apple’s decision to assemble the iPhone 12 in India. With the release of Apple’s official statement, it is now quite clear that the Cupertinos are assembling the iPhone 12 in India. Have started. Undoubtedly, entering the large Indian market with a population of more than one billion people, can be a commercial turning point for Apple.
Following the trade war between the United States and China, Apple decided to gradually shift some of its manufacturing activities from China to other bases. According to the company’s informed sources, Vietnam and India are among the countries that Apple has touched on and intends to establish part of its production activities in these countries instead of China.
On the other hand, Taiwanese suppliers such as Foxconn and Wistron have started producing iPhones in India since 2017. Currently, factories are operating in different parts of the country and play an effective role in the production of iPhones for the Indian market.
The iPhone 12 is expected to be produced in India at Foxconn Tamil Nadu, although Foxconn has not yet provided details.
Apparently, in addition to assembling the iPhone 12, Apple also intends to move the production of other products such as the iPad to India. Currently, India’s investment and political climate is quite good. This approach will create thousands of jobs directly and indirectly in this country and will lead to a good economic outlook for India. The Indian government has also provided huge incentives for companies investing in the country, and one of its policies is to make India the technology hub of the region.