Apple is currently preparing to launch a production plant in India, and the first model assembled in the country should be theiPhone SE. According to information from The Economic Times, production would start in April this year.
Wistron, the Cupertino brand partner, should be responsible for assembling the “Made in India” apple terminals. The main objective of the manufacturer will be to produce 300,000 to 400,000 iPhone at low prices in its factory in Bangalore, in the south of India. Before reaching this production capacity, Wistron will first practice with the SE version of the Apple smartphone. The assembly of the latter should be done in the new site of Karnataka, according to the Indian daily.
For now, Apple and the Indian government are still in the middle of negotiations. The American company is still demanding tax breaks and a reduction in customs duties. However, production of the iPhone SE could start before the approval of the Indian authorities according to The Economic Times.
India is a country in full emergence and has a very dense population. This market represents interesting prospects for the apple brand, which intends to dominate it by establishing a lasting presence in the country. First step, therefore, the launch of the iPhone SE.