The Cupertino-based giant is all set to manufacture the iPhone models from July this year.
After locally producing iPhone 7 in India, Apple is all set to manufacture its newer iPhone X series in the country. The Cupertino-based giant is all set to manufacture the iPhone models from July this year.
The iPhone X models will be manufactured at Foxconn factory in Chennai, people familiar with the development told The Economics Times. The official further reveals that Apple is also planning to locally “produce higher models going forward”. The report is in line with the earlier similar report of Apple planning to manufacture iPhone X and iPhone XS models in the country.
Just recently, the brand revealed that it has started locally manufacturing Apple iPhone 7 model in the country. The iPhone model is locally manufactured at Wistron, a Taiwanese-based contract manufacturer, which currently makes the iPhone SE and iPhone 6S model in the country. The new model will be made on manufacturing plant situated at the outskirts of Bengaluru.
Meanwhile, Apple announced a price cut of its latest iPhone XR model in India. The iPhone XR will be available starting at Rs 59,900 for the base 64GB model, down from its launch price of Rs 76,900. The 128GB and 256GB models of the iPhone XR also receive discounts and will be sold at Rs 64,900 (previous price of Rs 81,900) and Rs 74,900 (previous price of Rs 91,900) respectively.
Apple is also running a limited period cashback programme for HDFC Bank users, offering 10 per cent cash back on all three iPhone XR variants. The 64GB iPhone XR will thus be available for an HDFC Bank user for a price of Rs 53,900. The 128GB and 256GB models of the iPhone XR can also be bought under the HDFC cashback scheme at Rs 58,400 and Rs 67,400 respectively.
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