It’s becoming very possible that your next iPhone may be made in India.
According to the , the largest Apple iPhone manufacturer, Foxconn, is currently looking into plans to assemble the devices in India. Foxconn is the Taiwanese company contracted by Apple to manufacture the iPhone.
Foxconn executives are currently determining whether the company should include “an India project” in its budget, people familiar with the matter told the Wall Street Journal. The plan would see even Apple’s high-end smartphone models produced in the world’s second most populous country.
Earlier out of India hinted at the possible change late last year. According to The Hindu, Foxconn was planning to begin manufacturing iPhones out of a plant in Sriperumbudur in early 2019. While the plan seems unlikely to occur that soon, senior Foxconn officials are planning to visit India next month, according to the WSJ. Read more…