iPhone in India

Apple Completes Trial Run of First-Ever iPhones Assembled in India

In an official statement to The Wall Street Journal, Apple has said that it has begun initial production of a small number of iPhone SE handsets in Bangalore and will begin shipping the Indian-made devices to domestic customers later this month. Citing a person familiar with the matter, the publication notes that the very first iPhone SE...

Apple to Start Manufacturing iPhones in India Within Next Two Months

Apple is getting closer to making a deal that would allow the company to start assembling its phones in India, according to a Wall Street Journal report, citing a government official. Taiwanese company Wistron Corp, Apple’s contract manufacturer, has already setup a unit in Bengaluru in Karnataka. It will most likely be making iPhone 6...

Apple Still Wants to Sell Millions of Used iPhones in India

As part of its preconditions to manufacture in India, American tech giant Apple has told the government it wants to use its planned manufacturing units in India to export “certified pre-owned iPhones” in addition to the building of new devices, reads a new report from Bloomberg. Bloomberg states that Apple told a panel of government officials that it...

Wistron May be the First OEM for iPhones in India [DigiTimes]

According to a new DigiTimes report, Apple has selected Wistron as the main OEM in India for new iPhones launching later this year, with Foxconn and other manufacturers becoming second OEMs if the demand increases. The source adds that Wistron has already boosted its smartphone production capacity in Kunshan, eastern China, and in India, in anticipation of becoming Apple’s...

Apple Drops iPhone 6s / 6s Plus Prices in India

According to a report by The Times of India, Apple has dropped the prices of its latest flagship iPhones in India by up to 16% just after two months since their official launch in the region. Both the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus prices are seeing price cuts across all variants - 16 GB, 64 GB...

8GB iPhone 5c Launched in India for Rs 33,500 (CDN $622)

Earlier this month, we reported that Apple is getting ready to launch the iPhone 5c 8GB model in India in an effort to bump up its average selling price (ASP) and today, the Cupertino giant has launched the 8GB variant in the region for Rs 33,500 (CDN $622). According to The Times of India, the phone's MRP...

Apple to Launch 8GB iPhone 5c in India Next Month

In an effort to bump up its average selling price (ASP), Apple is getting ready to launch the iPhone 5c 8GB model in India by early June, according to The Times of India. The 8GB variant of iPhone 5c, which targets the growing number of developing LTE networks in certain countries, was first introduced by Apple back in March in...