iPhone SE (2020) Is Now Being Assembled in India
Apple has started producing the iPhone SE (2020) in India. The new development comes a little over four months after the launch of the latest iPhone model in the country. Wistron facility in Karnataka, would help Apple avoid an import duty of 20 percent that mobile phone manufacturers need to pay for importing their models from global markets.
The iPhone SE (2020) will be the sixth iPhone in the series that has been locally manufactured in India. Earlier this month, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad revealed that Apple’s contract manufacturers Foxconn, Wistron, and Pegatron had applied for a $6.64 billion (roughly Rs. 49,242 crores) scheme under the government’s production-linked incentive (PLI) plan.
Tarun Pathak, Associate Director of market research firm Counterpoint Research, said that the iPhone SE (2020) already accounts for over a third of the sales within the Apple portfolio in India. “Assembling locally will bring in certain cost advantages which can be passed on to the users,” he told
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