It was reported many times that Apple wants to manufacture iPhones in India.
The company will start the local manufacturing with first device as iPhone SE. The company has opted Bangalore for manufacturing of iPhone in India. Apple is opting for contract manufacturing as it already has in many other regions. Wistron Corp , who are a manufacturing partner for Apple in Taiwan is now setting up a new plant in Bangalore. The main focus of this plant will be assembling of iPhones.
Apple has decided to manufacture iPhones in India because the company has started getting lesser growth in countries like China. So now the company wants yo focus on world’s fastest growing smartphone market, India.
As per reports, Apple plans to assemble 300,000 to 400,000 units of iPhone SE initially.