Apple iPhone 11 is now being manufactured in Chennai, reveals Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal
Apple is reportedly considering starting the manufacture of iPhone SE at the Wistron plant in Bangalore.
Apple's senior executives and some Indian government officials have reportedly discussed the move over the last few days.
IT hardware companies expect to resume partial production this week, 100% next month if no change in govt guidelines
Members of two industry associations that are ready for resuming production activity but are apprehensive about execution of order at ground leve
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To avoid the coronavirus spread, Samsung has also shut down its largest manufacturing facility in Noida.
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Due to the lockdown, Xiaomi has postponed its Mi 10 launch that was scheduled to take place on 31 March.
The iPhone 11, XR and 7 are unaffected by the price hike, as are MacBooks, iPads and the Apple Watch.
The government wants global giants like Apple and Samsung to have a robust presence in India.
India is targeting companies including Apple, Foxconn and Wistron Corp to move away from China.
Buying an entry-level iPhone will become more expensive in India, in fact by almost Rs 8,000.
Sources state that about 100,000 units of the iPhone 6s and iPhone 7 are being exported every month.
Apple will apparently be revealing the final location for its first store in the next few weeks.
Taiwanese OEM, Foxconn will likely be assembling the Apple iPhone X in its new plant in Chennai.
Last week, Qualcomm secured a preliminary victory in a patent lawsuit in China that would have banned sales of some Apple iPhones there.
More than 120 new manufacturing units have created about 450,000 jobs in the mobile phone industry.
Wistron has been assembling affordable iPhone models out of a rented facility near Bengaluru.
The Blackberry KEY2 has 6 GB RAM + 64 GB storage and will be available on Amazon from 31 July.
Apple's investment in renewable energy projects could power close to 1 million homes in the country.
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Being the highest selling Apple iPhone models in the country, price cuts are expected, but not too soon.
The iPhone 6S, launched more than two years ago, remains popular in emerging markets such as India as they are cheaper in comparison to the iPhone 8 and X.
Apple iPhone SE second generation may launch in early 2018; production to take place exclusively in India
iPhone SE, which was technically designed for a niche Indian market due to its pocketability and low-cost nature has actually become more popular abroad.