It was reported last month that Apple is expected to start assembling iPhones in India by April 2017. Now according to a latest PTI report Apple team will meet a group of senior officials from IT and finance ministries on January 25 to discuss its demands for setting up a manufacturing unit in the country. The iPhone maker is said to also seek some incentives.
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Apple is exploring options for manufacturing iPhones in the US, according to a new report from Nikki Asian Review. The Japan-based business publication cited an anonymous source saying that Apple has asked two companies to assemble iPhones in the US.
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Oppo, the Chinese smartphone maker will kick start manufacturing about 10 lakh 4G phones a month in India, according to a latest report from the Economic Times.
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India has become a hot bed for mobile manufacturing plants, buoyed by a positive response from mobile phone makers to Governments ‘Make in India’ initiative. Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that the country is now producing 100 million mobile phone units.
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Oppo is the latest entrant in the long list of international smartphone makers to join the ‘Make in India’ initiative. The Chinese smartphone maker has announced that it will invest Rs 100 Cr to kick start its own manufacturing facility in India by August this year.
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We hope that you saw the recent listing for the Windows tablet that Samsung has brought into India for testing. Now, another listing on Zauba shows us that Samsung has been importing materials and components into India for what looks to be to manufacture the Tizen powered Z3 smartphone in India.
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Lenovo and Motorola are the latest smartphone makers that have started manufacturing smartphones in India. The Chinese smartphone maker who owns Motorola Mobility, has teamed up with contract manufacturer Flextronics for the same.
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Karbonn Mobiles has collaborated with Water World Co. to set up a manufacturing plant in Noida. Dubbed as Million Club Manufacturing (MCM), the joint venture has the capability to produce 1.5 million phones per month.
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Vivo, which launched the X5Pro in India earlier this week has announced its plans to invest Rs 500 crore in the country over the next three years for manufacturing, as per a latest report from the Economic Times.
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Nokia has officially confirmed that it is entering the smartphone business and it is seeking for a partner. The Finnish smartphone maker will license its brand to a partner that can manufacture and sell phones as well as provide marketing and customer support.
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Gionee has announced that it is will start manufacturing smartphone in India. The Chinese smartphone maker will venture into contract manufacturing for locally made devices, as per latest report from Economic Times.
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Celkon is the latest mobile phone maker that is taking the ‘Make in India’ initiative seriously. The homegrown company has kick-started manufacturing of mobile phones at Medchal unit in Hyderabad. Celkon has invested Rs 200 Cr in this manufacturing unit.
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Now Lenovo is joining the bandwagon of a number of smartphone makers to produce mobile devices in India. The Chinese electronic major will make smartphone and tablets in the country, as per a latest PTI report.
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Micromax is planning to set up a mobile handset manufacturing facility in Hyderabad. The homegrown smartphone maker will investment Rs 400 crore to Rs 500 crore, as per a Telangana government official.
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