February 18th, 2021 3:06 PM 0 COMMENTS

Apple Might Start Producing iPads in India this Year: Report

World’s biggest tech company, Apple, might start manufacturing iPads in India this year. The Cupertino tech giant is shifting its production facilities from China to India and Vietnam for minimising the impact of the USA-China trade war and the coronavirus. According to a report from Reuters, Apple is looking to participate in the new Production Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme of the government for boosting India’s exports of computer products. Thus,... Read More

April 16th, 2019 10:23 AM 0 COMMENTS

Foxconn to Begin Mass Production of iPhones in India This Year

In a clear signal that India is Apple's next growth market, Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer Foxconn's Chairman Terry Gou said, on Monday, the company would begin mass production of iPhones in India this year. Addressing an event, Gou said the move "will get Foxconn more deeply involved in the development of the country's smartphone industry", reports Patently Apple. "In the future, we will play an important role in India's smartphone industry,"... Read More

August 16th, 2016 6:00 AM 2 COMMENTS

HMD Global hires Ex-Rovio CEO to bring back Nokia’s lost glory

HMD Global - the company which is working on re-launching the Nokia brand in the Android market. The Finnish company has reportedly hired Pekka Rantala, the former CEO of Rovi0 (makers of Angry Birds) as its Chief Marketing Officer. Given the success of Angry Birds (before Pokemon Go came and ruffled the gaming scene), Rantala seems like an excellent pick. The task of re-launching Nokia as an Android smartphone brand... Read More

May 18th, 2016 4:43 PM 12 COMMENTS

Nokia Returns: strikes a deal with HMD global for making Android devices

Nokia is trying to reclaim its lost glory, yet again. After selling off its Lumia division to Microsoft. Today, the Finnish brand announced a new partnership with HMD global, which now licenses Nokia's intellectual property. HMD global will be working on producing a new range of smartphones and tablets with Nokia. For heads up, HMD global is headed by Arto Nummela, who used to work for Nokia, but left because... Read More

January 27th, 2016 1:12 PM 2 COMMENTS

Foxconn in pact with Spirent for VoLTE voice, video-enabled mobile phones

Foxconn, the largest OEM device manufacturer of mobile handsets, has inked an agreement with Spirent Communications, a VoIP developer, in order to deliver mobile phones embedded with VoLTE voice and video calling capabilities. Foxconn will use Spirent's BEEHD VoLTE Client Framework to design and develop Android-based mobile handsets that allow users to use VoLTE voice and video calling services. With BEEHD, the handsets were optimized to provide better communication capabilities.... Read More

December 9th, 2015 12:55 PM 1 COMMENTS

OnePlus to narrowly miss its target to sell a million smartphones in India

OnePlus, the newcomer Chinese brand in the smartphone segment, became quite popular with tech enthusiasts within a couple of years. Due to the high-end specifications of its smartphones that are offered at half the price of comparable products from well-established brands, OnePlus One and the OnePlus 2 became hugely popular in India. The company launched in the country late last year and targeted to sell a million devices in 2015.... Read More

October 12th, 2015 5:19 PM 4 COMMENTS

OnePlus to join the ‘Make in India’ league in collaboration with Foxconn

Following the league set up by other manufacturers, OnePlus has also joined the ‘Make in India’ initiative. The company has collaborated with Foxconn, which will be manufacturing the devices in its Rising Stars factory located in the Sri City, Andhra Pradesh. It is not the first time that a manufacturer is going to start manufacturing in India, many other big daddies of the tech world such as Motorola, Sony, HTC,... Read More

September 11th, 2015 4:47 PM 2 COMMENTS

Gionee ropes in Foxconn and Dixon Technologies to manufacture its devices in India

Gionee revealed its “Make in India” plans in July and today, the company struck a deal with Foxconn and Dixon Technologies to manufacture its devices in India. As a repercussion of today’s deal, Gionee will start assembling its smartphones in India by mid-October. Following the collaboration, Foxconn will be assembling Gionee’s F series and P series smartphones at its Sri City plant located in Tamil Nadu. On the other hand,... Read More

August 11th, 2015 9:12 AM 2 COMMENTS

Foxconn plans on opening a facility in every Indian state

The Indian Government's "Make in India" initiative is driving a lot of brands across categories towards manufacturing their products in India. Foxconn, the world's leading electronics assembly manufacturer is no different either and is looking to open a facility in every state in India. A slew of smartphone brands outsource their manufacturing process to Foxconn so it is only fitting that the company wants to leverage the same to achieve... Read More

August 5th, 2015 9:57 PM 4 COMMENTS

Asus might contract Foxconn to make its smartphones in India

Back in April, we reported that Asus might start manufacturing smartphones in India under the 'Make In India' initiative. Now, IANS is reporting that the Taiwanese smartphone brand might employ Foxconn for making its smartphone in the country. Peter Chang, the country head of Asus India, stated that it might partner with Foxconn or any other contract manufacturer to manufacture smartphones in India by the end of third quarter of... Read More

July 18th, 2015 2:32 AM 3 COMMENTS

Following Xiaomi, Microsoft approaches Foxconn to build its phones in India

If a report published by the Economic Times is to be believed, then we can soon see Microsoft manufacturing devices in India with Foxconn. Microsoft in collaboration with Foxconn could get its smartphones manufactured in Sri City, Andhra Pradesh. The report also suggests that Foxconn might initially start manufacturing two variants of Windows Phone in India. Also, Foxconn’s chairman, Terry Gou, stated on his visit to India that the company... Read More

June 24th, 2015 2:45 PM 4 COMMENTS

Foxconn will manufacture smartphones for Xiaomi in Andhra Pradesh

Xiaomi has been going forth in quite an aggressive manner as far as its Indian operations are concerned. The company has talked more than once about manufacturing its smartphones in India and it seems like that its plans have started to materialize as well. Foxconn, the Taiwanese contract manufacturer will manufacture smartphones from Xiaomi in India. An old Pepsi facility at Sri City in Andhra Pradesh will be revamped to manufacture... Read More

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