Apple iPhone 12 assembly begins in India
New Delhi : Apple Inc has announced that they have started manufacturing its popular iPhone 12 in India.
"We are proud to be starting production of iPhone 12 in India for our local customers," Apple said in a statement on Thursday, without naming the supplier making the smartphone.
According to a news report, Foxconn will be assembling the iPhone units in India; but Foxconn has not made an official comment on it.
Ever since coronavirus broke out from China, Apple Inc has been planning to shift its operations from the nation to other parts of the world.
Cupertino, California-headquartered Apple has bet big on India since it begin iPhone assembly in the country in 2017 via another Taiwanese supplier, Wistron.
"Nice to see our efforts to make India a big hub of mobile and components manufacturing is attracting global attention," Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad tweeted following news of iPhone 12 production in India.
"This will create jobs in large numbers."