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Topic: Wistron

Foxconn taking charge of vast majority of iPhone production this fall

08/13/2018, 12:08 pm

Foxconn will not only manufacture every second-generation, 5.8-inch OLED iPhone -- sometimes dubbed the "iPhone XS" -- but 90 percent of 6.5-inch "XS Plus" units, and 75 percent of a 6.1-inch LCD budget model, according to one research firm.

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Apple manufacturer Foxconn sees second quarterly fall, unlikely connected to iPhones

08/13/2018, 11:08 am

Foxconn posted disappointing net profits for the June quarter on Monday, though the results may not be directly connected to its biggest client, Apple.

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Wistron may be making small number of Apple's 2018 iPhones

07/11/2018, 08:07 am

While well-known Apple partner Foxconn will probably be assembling the bulk of this fall's iPhones, some of them will be built by one of its smaller partners, Wistron, a report claimed on Wednesday.

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Apple starts iPhone 6s mass production in India to combat import duty hikes

06/26/2018, 10:06 am

Apple has reportedly started commercial production of a second iPhone in India, with a Wistron facility manufacturing the iPhone 6s for sale in the region alongside the iPhone SE, a move that will help Apple avoid import duties for the second India-produced model.

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Apple trialing iPhone 6s Plus production in India in bid to cut costs

04/13/2018, 09:04 am

Apple's lone assembly partner with a footprint in India, Wistron, has reportedly entered trial production of the iPhone 6s Plus there -- despite that device being nearly three years old.

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Questionable report claims 'iPhone SE 2' built solely in India, launch held up by government

03/23/2018, 10:03 am

A new report claims that the "iPhone SE 2" is coming at some point after the "Field Trip" event, and not only will be produced exclusively in India, but the global launch is being delayed by the India government for reasons unknown.

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Wistron gains approval to build new factory for potential iPhone production expansion in India

03/13/2018, 09:03 am

Apple production partner Wistron has successfully received approval to develop more land in India to fuel expansion for its manufacturing efforts, a move that could lead to the firm producing the iPhone 6s in the region in the future.

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Wistron close to India land deal for expanded iPhone SE fabrication, start of iPhone 6s manufacture

01/31/2018, 08:01 am

Wistron appears to be lurching closer to a land deal to expand its factories devoted to Apple iPhone production in India, and may start cranking out the iPhone 6s relatively soon.

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India not likely to cave to Apple's taxation, import law change demands for manufacturing expansion

12/11/2017, 09:12 am

Apple and India are once again at loggerheads about expanding iPhone manufacture in the company, and the country's taxation authority is not likely to concede to demands for more slack in local part sourcing requirements, a lighter tax burden on imported components, or the call for governmental assistance with capital investment.

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Apple's 'iPhone SE 2' rumored to ship in first half of 2018, made in India

11/22/2017, 10:11 am

Apple is reportedly planning to ship a second-generation iPhone SE in the first of half of next year, assembled by Wistron at facilities in Bangalore, India.

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Wistron looking to add new Apple-centric factory after iPhone SE successes in India

11/07/2017, 08:11 am

Apple's iPhone SE supplier in India, Wistron, has reportedly identified a few areas where it could build a new plant to continue building the company's products locally.

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Apple & Qualcomm squabble, lay out early arguments in San Diego court hearing

08/22/2017, 12:08 pm

Lawyers squared off in a San Diego federal court last Friday in an initial hearing of Apple's lawsuit against Qualcomm, with the latter standing accused of antitrust violations and breach of contract.

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Apple said to be targeting March quarter 2018 launch for second-gen iPhone SE

08/04/2017, 12:08 pm

Apple assembly partner Wistron is allegedly preparing to expand its production in India, setting the stage for a second-generation iPhone SE shipping in the first quarter of 2018.

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Four Apple manufacturers launch antitrust complaint against Qualcomm, with Apple's backing

07/19/2017, 09:07 am

Four of Apple's manufacturing partners -- Hon Hai/Foxconn, Compal, Wistron, and Pegatron -- have filed counterclaims against Qualcomm, accusing the chipmaker of violating two sections of the Sherman Antitrust Act.

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Apple facing uphill battle in India from Samsung mindshare, factory expansion

06/22/2017, 10:06 am

Other than just battling the Indian government for concessions and dealing with the shaky financial situation of the populace, Apple is also fighting a large and aggressive Samsung presence in the country for the minds of the consumers.

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Apple partner Wistron says 'iPhone 7s Plus' will include wireless charging, improved waterproofing

06/14/2017, 01:06 pm

In an apparent breach of Apple's secrecy protocols, Wistron's chief executive told reporters on Wednesday that this fall's anticipated "iPhone 7s Plus" will add wireless charging, and also improve on the water resistant design introduced with the iPhone 7 series.

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Apple allowing retailers to slash pricing on older iPhones to gain traction in India

06/12/2017, 09:06 am

The business realities of India as a market have pushed Apple to allow authorized vendors to cut prices dramatically in India on older phones, dating as far back as the iPhone 5.

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India promises Apple tax-free iPhone parts imports in exchange for expanded manufacturing

05/23/2017, 09:05 am

India is reportedly willing to waive taxes on imported iPhone parts in exchange for the company helping to expand Wistron's manufacturing operations in Bengaluru, where the iPhone SE is currently being made.

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Apple commences iPhone SE production in India with assembly partner Wistron

05/17/2017, 09:05 am

Apple has finally started to assemble iPhones in India, the Cupertino company has confirmed, with local manufacturing partners said to have commenced production of the iPhone SE earlier this month, and initial shipments for domestic customers expected to take place within the next few weeks.

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Qualcomm accuses Foxconn & other Apple suppliers of breach of contract

05/17/2017, 09:05 am

Chipmaker Qualcomm on Wednesday leveled a complaint against Foxconn and three other Apple manufacturing partners, accusing them of breaking licensing agreements by not paying due royalties.

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