Apples Foxconn’s iPhone manufacturing facility in Sriperumbudur, near Tamil Nadu, is reportedly set to launch iPhone 13 in India. A report in the Financial Daily Business Standard states, “Apple is expected to begin making the iPhone 13 in the near future. Foxconn The plant will be located at Sriperumbudur near Chennai from April, “the report quoted sources as saying.
However, if you think that ‘Made in India’ iPhone 13 means you have to pay less, then it is not. Over the years, several iPhone models have been ‘Made in India’ but no special pricing has been set for these devices. Apple does not change the price of ‘made’ phones in India. Perhaps buyers in India may see a cost advantage when the volume increases. Some of the ‘Made in India’ iPhones include the iPhone 11 and iPhone 12.
At the Foxconn plant Sriperambudurbut On 18 December 2021, more than 250 workers who had fallen ill with food poisoning went on strike after a protest. Apple tested the factory after discovering that some dormitories and dining rooms did not meet the required standards. The plant opened earlier this year, but it is unclear whether the Chinese company’s 17,000 workers have resumed work.
According to government officials, Foxconn is making the iPhone 12 and testing the production of the iPhone 13 at the Sriperambudur facility, its only plant in India. Apple has eight more suppliers in India, including Western, Foxlink, Flex Limited. Jabil Inc.Lingyi iTech, Shenzhen YUTO Packaging Technology, Sunwoda Electronic Company Limited and Zhen Ding Technology Holding Limited.