Apple commences the assembly of the iPhone 12 model in India

The tech giant has partnered with third-party companies like Foxconn and Wistron to manufacture some of its phones in India.

Apple has started assembly of its iPhone 12 model in India, this arrangement will help the firm strengthen its position in the smartphone market in India. The tech giant has partnered with third-party companies like Foxconn and Wistron to manufacture some of its phones in India. These also include the models of iPhone SE, iPhone XR and iPhone 11. Foxconn will be manufacturing the iPhone 12 at a Tamil Nadu facility, the Cupertino giant has confirmed. 

However, reportedly iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max will continue to be imported from China. Apple had started making iPhones in India back in 2017.

In a tweet, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Electronics & Information Technology Minister mentioned, "Nice to see our efforts to make India a big hub of mobile and components manufacturing is attracting global attention. This will create jobs in large numbers".

The Apple iPhone 12 64 GB variant is valued at Rs 79,900, the 128 GB storage variant is for Rs 84,900, and the 256 GB variant is priced at Rs 94,900.