Apple’s supplier Wistron’s facility in Bengaluru has started assembling iPhone 7. Giving
motivation to India’s manufacturing plans, Apple has started manufacturing its iPhone 7 in
India at Bengaluru.
Wistron the major Taiwanese Industrial has already assembled iPhone 6s in the country.
“The Apple company is very proud to produce iPhone 7 in Bengaluru for their local customers furthering their long-term commitment In India- Tarun Pathak an Apple spokesperson told IANS. The assembling to iPhone 7 begins in March.
Wistron has announced its last year plans to invest 3,000 crores in the Narasupra Industrial Sector in Karnataka’s Kolar district. Apple has started operations in assembling low –end iPhone SE and later iPhone 6S. The Wistron India head Gururaj has said that the company will set up in 43 acres of land with an employment potential of 10,000 people. The new facility of Wistron is also set to manufacture a wider range of Apple devices.
Slowly and steadily Apple is strategizing its plan to make deeper inroads in the country where approx. 450 million people use smartphones and assembling up iPhone 7 is another major step towards gaining more ground.
Tarun Pathak, an associate director at Hong-Kong based Counterpoint Research has said that the Indian electronics market is growing very fast and it has gained a lot of advantage on some of the competing countries.
iPhone 7 rune software of iOS 12, has a 12mp camera, Retina HD display, great battery life, and stereo speakers. The cost of 32GB is 39,900 and 128GB is 49,900.
In India, the price is a key factor when it comes to buying any smartphone.
Apple has already begun reducing its price in China and may follow the same in India where iPhone is considered an expensive smartphone.
It is for the very first time when Apple has actually reduced its price on the official Chinese Website.
The iPhone maker company is also seeking tax relief and other incentives to begin assembling its more handsets and open its store in India.