Apple confirms manufacturing of iPhone 14 in India
To diversify its supply chain outside of China, Apple has confirmed that it has started manufacturing the iPhone 14 in India.
according to money controlApple said in a statement that the new iPhone 14 lineup will introduce groundbreaking new technology and important safety features and that it is excited to manufacture the iPhone 14 in India.
money controlAccording to sources, the Indian-made iPhone 14 is reported to start delivering within days from Foxconn’s Sriperumbudur facility on the outskirts of Chennai. bloomberg It cited sources citing that Apple and Foxconn have started iPhone 14 production in India earlier than expected as they accelerated the process after resolving supply chain issues.
Apple’s suppliers began manufacturing iPhones in India starting with the iPhone SE in 2017. Currently, Apple manufactures his iPhone SE, iPhone 12, iPhone 13, and iPhone 14 in India.
TechCrunch Analysts at JP Morgan have reported that they expect India to account for 25% of iPhone production by 2025, adding that Apple will make the placement of camera modules for the iPhone Pro series more complex, boosting local market demand. It added that it will only produce the iPhone 14/14 Plus in India due to rising demand. iPhone14 series.
Meanwhile, DIGITIMES reports that iPhone 14 sales in China were not as good as expected, with Apple adjusting production shares among contract manufacturers, with Luxshare being the most affected.
Still, in the near future, China will become the majority of iPhone and smartphone production in the world. Counterpoint Research estimates that China will produce her 67% of the world’s mobile phones in 2021. Additionally, according to Apple’s top 200 suppliers list for 2020, 96 China-based Apple suppliers account for nearly half of the total.
India, led by Narendra Modi, is keen to build a mobile manufacturing ecosystem. Quoting the source, bloomberg Tata reported that it is in talks with Wistron about cooperating on iPhone production in India.
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