Apple to manufacture iPhones in India at Bengaluru facility

Apple will soon start manufacturing iPhones in India. As per the release by Karnataka State Government, Apple will be ‘making in India’ out of a facility in Bengaluru. As per the release, which was signed by Karnataka IT Minister, Priyank Kharge, Apple “will foster cutting edge technology ecosystem and supply chain development in the state, which are critical for India to compete globally.”

Taiwanese company Wistron, an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of Apple, will make the iPhones out of its facility in the city’s industrial hub of Peenya. With this move, India will become the third country in the world to assemble iPhones. There’s no no official word regarding commencement of productions.

News of Apple’s ‘Make In India’ plan was first heard in December 2016.

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