Jiweinet news (by Oliver) July 8th, according to the Economic Daily report, the industry reported that in order to deal with the tariff and trade war in various places, Apple asked Hon Hai Group This year's latest iPhone will be assembled in India from August.
The report pointed out that the iPhone assembled in India Initially, it will be mainly sold in India. This year, 70% to 80% of the iPhone assembled in India will not be ruled out. Hon Hai has not commented on this.
Previously, Apple’s annual new iPhones were assembled by Hon Hai, Pegatron and other foundries in mainland China, and factories in other regions were only used to produce old iPhones. If the news is true, then this will be Hon Hai’s first non-mainland production The factory produces the new iPhone of the year, which highlights Apple’s concerns about the trade war and has begun to reduce the proportion of Chinese manufacturing. However, another generation of Pegatron has not yet reported similar information.
It is understood that the Hon Hai Group has established a mobile phone production pilot in India in the past two years. At that time, the plan was to focus on local sales of non-Apple models. , And then began trial production of old iPhone models at locations outside the Chennai plant. This year, the new LCD version of the iPhone will be assembled and produced at the Indian plant for the first time, with an initial monthly production capacity of approximately 250,000 units. (Proofreading/Jurnan)