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.
Apple commences trial run for iPhone 6s Plus manufacturing in India at Wistron's Bengaluru plant: Report
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.
The 5.5 inch iPhone 8 will be supported by iOS 11, the new operating software which was teased this year at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference.
The IT minister told ET that while government is listening to Apple's demands, it too "will need to look towards the Indian market as well."
The iPhone maker seeks a bigger share in one of the world's biggest smartphone markets.
Chip manufacturer Qualcomm has asked a US court to force Apple to pay up royalties for phone patents owned by Qualcomm.
Apple, which sold over 50 million iPhones in the March quarter, down one percent year-on-year, is looking for new markets as its sales in China have weakened.
US giant Apple, is currently selling 'Made in India' iPhones on a trial basis at selected stores in limited quantities.
Apple's plans to manufacture in India are critical as brands like Oppo and Vivo continue to dominate
Apple is aiming for a slice of smartphone market share in India that is already being fought over by giants like Oppo, Vivo and Samsung.
Together, the four companies produce all the iPhones and iPads sold worldwide.
Apple Inc will be ready to start assembling high-end iPhones in the city in less than a month to boost its chances of gaining a foothold in the fast growing Indian market, Karnataka IT Minister Priyank Kharge said on Thursday.
Apple has signed a contract with manufacturer Wistron to set the factory and assemble the smartphones. According to senior officials in the company, Apple will not wait for the demands of tax concessions to be accepted.
Apple loves to be fawned over with welcome boards and tax breaks, but its main eye is on customers who can swoon over its products and provide it with hefty profit margins for the brand and the cool factor that its gizmos are famous for.
An assembly plant that Apple's Taiwanese manufacturing partner Wistron Corp is setting up in Bengaluru will focus solely on assembling iPhones.
Govt to take steps to boost mobile manufacturing sector, but rules out special concessions for Apple
While specific concessions for Apple has been ruled out, the decisions taken to boost the entire sector could potentially be aligned with demands by Apple.