Apple is although planning to launch its new iPhone with a slimmer design portfolio and the next phone may be designed in California, but said to be assembled in India. At Foxconn in Maharashtra, where the Apple’s largest contract manufacturer is looking to enter the Indian market once again, and dna now reports that the company could set up its plant in the oft-mentioned state. Details regarding the news that emerged about the Apple’s next iPhone manufacturing can be grabbed right after this fold.
It would be a rumor, but the news was confirmed by none other than Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis, who went to China recently with PM Narendra Modi. Visited Foxconn industry in Henan Province, and has clarified that Foxconn will make a “huge investment” in either Pune or Aurangabad. Which nevertheless, leads to massive employment opportunities in the state, and is all a part of the new Govt’s effort forbye its ‘Make in India’ policy.
He also told the publication about this, “India has the world’s largest number of cellphones but only 7 percent of these mobile handsets are manufactured in the country. The rest are imported. Foxconn is eager to set up a complete ecosystem with (even) suppliers and not just an assembly line.”
Evidently, there are some reports that tipped Foxconn could set up plants in Gujarat, Noida, and also a small trail unit in Andhra Pradesh. Discussions are going their way, as the company could be manufacturing the upcoming iPhones in the country.
Now that Foxconn re-entering India, which has already hired Josh Foulger, a senior Nokia executive who has been one involved in setting up Nokia plant in Chennai, but no it has been shut down.