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India's coronavirus lockdown to affect Apple's iPhone XR production

03/24/2020, 12:03 pm

Apple's major supplier Foxconn makes the iPhone XR in Chennai, which is an area that is now subject to India's COVID-19 lockdown.

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Apple continues to struggle to establish a supply chain in India

03/05/2020, 11:03 am

In the midst of ongoing attempts to diversify its supply chain, a new report outlines some of the trouble Apple is running into, while establishing a manufacturing foothold in India.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook confirms first India Apple Store will open in 2021

02/26/2020, 02:02 pm

Apple will be opening its first retail outlet in India in 2021, CEO Tim Cook has advised to shareholders, marking the iPhone maker's initial self-owned outlet in an important potential market.

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Apple drives both premium iPhone sales, global production in India

02/25/2020, 11:02 am

The idea Apple was failing to establish itself in India -- and outsold by Samsung and Chinese brands -- has been overturned by new research showing that iPhone ate up over 75% of all premium smartphone sales in the subcontinent in the fourth quarter, while also posting strong iPad, Apple Watch, and AirPod sales. Along with "double-digit" growth, Apple is also expanding its production in the subcontinent for audiences globally.

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The iPhone was the fastest growing premium smartphone in India in 2019

02/05/2020, 11:02 am

The iPhone XR led the way to Apple becoming the fastest growing premium smartphone brand for the year in the country.

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Apple supplier Wistron to assemble key iPhone component at new India plant

02/03/2020, 06:02 am

Alongside the assembly of iPhones from other suppliers' components, Wistron will also assemble printed circuit boards for the devices.

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HomePod lands in India 23 months after launch

01/29/2020, 12:01 pm

The HomePod is now available to purchase in India for the first time, with the regional launch of Apple's smart speaker also offering the audio device at the equivalent of $280 after sales tax, and potentially even lower at some retailers.

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Apple reportedly starting online sales in India in Q3 2020

01/28/2020, 06:01 pm

Following years of speculation, sources familiar with the matter say that Apple's first-party online store in India will open in late 2020, perhaps as soon as July.

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Apple Watch rewards, iCloud encryption, and WhatsApp hacks on the AppleInsider Podcast

01/24/2020, 08:01 am

Victor and William discuss the new Apple Watch rewards program in selected gyms, what's really going on with WhatsApp and iCloud encryption, and how iPhone demand in India has grown so much that a third factory is opening.

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Wistron starts iPhone production at third plant in India

01/22/2020, 10:01 am

Apple assembly partner Wistron is increasing its production capacity in India, ramping up productivity for its third plant in the country after an initial trial by the firm, with iPhones thought to be the main produce from the newest operation.

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India considering offering subsidized loans to Apple, Samsung

01/15/2020, 09:01 am

India's Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology may begin offering incentives to smartphone manufacturers in hopes of enticing more Apple and Samsung suppliers to open factories in India.

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Foxconn says it's not withdrawing its $5B investment in India

01/07/2020, 03:01 pm

Foxconn has denied a Tuesday report claiming it was canceling investment in India valued at $5 billion, one that alleged there was an internal dispute between the iPhone assembly partner and Apple itself.

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Apple expanding operations in India says government

11/25/2019, 06:11 am

The Indian government has announced that Apple is increasing its local operations and in addition to iPhones, will also be making components and chargers in the country.

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Apple starts production of iPhone XR in India, plans to add iPhone 11

10/15/2019, 06:10 am

Foxconn has just started local production of the iPhone XR at its plant in India and will later make the iPhone 11 too. The move will keep manufacturing costs down, but Apple reportedly doesn't plan price cuts.

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Apple has reportedly selected the location of its first retail store in India

10/03/2019, 07:10 am

According to real estate sources, Apple has picked a 25,000 square foot location for its first retail store in India.

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Delhi court demands iPhone location data from Apple, but it probably doesn't have it

09/26/2019, 07:09 am

Apple has been ordered to supply the location details of the iPhone owned by a defendant in a rape case in India, but it isn't clear if Apple has the information at all.

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Apple suppliers said to invest $1B in India to meet worldwide production needs

09/16/2019, 10:09 pm

Apple is reportedly on the verge of investing some $1 billion in India manufacturing assets through partners like Taiwan-based Foxconn, resurrecting rumors that the tech giant is looking to expand production capabilities beyond China.

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Apple's retail, internet sales prospects will increase in India following rule change

08/28/2019, 01:08 pm

New rules by the India government have paved the way for Apple to open up its own internet sales of the iPhone, and possibly open the first official Apple Store in 2020.

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Apple stops shipments of iPhone SE, 6, 6 Plus, 6s Plus in India

07/15/2019, 08:07 am

Apple has ceased sales of the iPhone SE, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and iPhone 6s Plus in India, a report claims cutting out most of the lower-cost models from its regional product lineup and at the same time making it more expensive for customers in the country to buy an entry-level iPhone.

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India-made iPhone XS & iPhone XR models will be sold locally in August

07/11/2019, 02:07 pm

Indian-made versions of the iPhone XS and XR should launch in India this August, a report claimed on Thursday.

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