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iPhone maker Apple Inc will commence smartphone production at its upcoming factory in Bengaluru. It is assumed to start by end of April or early May. state IT minister thanked Apple for choosing Karnataka to build its first manufacturing plant.

Apple, Apple to manufacture in India

Apple, Apple to Manufacture in India

Apple, Apple to manufacture in India

Highlights

  • India has become the third country to start assembling the iPhone.
  • Apple’s Taiwanese manufacturing partner Wistron is setting up an assembly plant in Bengaluru.
  • If production goes well, Apple will consider giving Wistron more responsibility to manufacture components from the base too.
  • The government has given concessions to Apple as per existing Industrial Policy and no special incentives or tax concessions were given as yet.
  • Last year, Apple sold 2.5 million smartphones in India.
  • State IT minister thanked Apple for choosing Karnataka to build its first manufacturing plant.
  • Priyank Kharge is minister for information technology in government of Karnataka.

About Apple

 Apple Inc, Products

Apple Inc, Products

Apple Inc, Products

  • Apple is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California.
  • Founded: 1 April 1976, Cupertino, California, United States
  • Founders: Steve Jobs, Ronald Wayne, Steve Wozniak
  • It designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and online services.
  • Apple’s consumer software includes macOS and iOS operating systems, iTunes media player, Safari web browser, and iLife and iWork creativity and productivity suites.
  • Its online services include the iTunes Store, the iOS App Store and Mac App Store, Apple Music, and iCloud.
  • Apple is the world’s largest information technology company by revenue.
  • It is the world’s largest technology company by total assets.
  • The world’s second-largest mobile phone manufacturer.

- Published/Last Modified on: March 17, 2017

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