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Apple’s iPhone 11 will be made in India from now on, not China

Christian Fernsby ▼ | July 27, 2020
In a major boost to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 'Make in India' initiative, Apple has started assembling one of its flagship devices, the iPhone 11, in the country’s Foxconn plant in the northern city of Chennai.
iPhone 11
Assembling   iPhone 11
Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal announced the news on Twitter on Friday, writing, “Apple has started manufacturing iPhone 11 in India.”

Topics: Apple iPhone India China

According to TechCrunch sources, a small batch of locally manufactured iPhone 11 units has already shipped to retail stores, but the production yield is currently limited. Apple has ambitions to scale up its production efforts in India, the sources said. It also plans to make the iPhone SE 2020 in India at its Wistron plant near Bangalore.