Apple begins trial production of iPhone 13 in India
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Apple is testing an extension of the line of iPhones it manufactures in India, with the company starting an iPhone 13 production program at the Foxconn plant in Chennai.
According to India Economic times, the test production of the iPhone 13 has started at the factory. Apparently, Apple intends to move the model from trial to full commercial production by February 2022.
This will see India not only supplying its local market, but also exporting the iPhone 13 models that Foxconn manufactures there. According to Economic times20-30% of iPhones currently produced are exported. This expansion is seen as helping Apple improve its iPhone supplies around the world.
Unspecified industry executives told the publication that Apple has secured a supply of processors, despite global shortages. And this is what allowed the company to expand its production in India.
Currently, Apple produces the iPhone 11 and iPhone 12 at the Foxconn factory, as well as the iPhone SE at the Wistron Bangalore factory. Separately, Pegatron has
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spend $ 14 million to acquire land to build an iPhone factory in Chennai.