Apple Now Produces the iPhone 13 in India

Apple and its main supplier Foxconn are now producing the iPhone 13 in India, the company confirmed to Reuters, signaling a continued push to diversify its product supply chain outside of China.

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India has become the home of production for several of Apple's products. Last year, the company began to produce the iPhone 12 in the country and according to Reuters, Apple has plans to begin iPad production locally.

Apple has taken advantage of several government schemes aimed to boost local production of products, cut down costs, and offer employment opportunities. Apple began production in India first with the iPhone SE in 2017, according to Reuters.

In 2020, Apple launched its online store in India, offering customers a direct way to purchase products directly from the company without having to go through a reseller. Apple had promised that its first retail store will open in India by the end of 2021, however with that deadline now passed, it remains to be seen how soon an Apple Store opens in the country.

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Top Rated Comments

Marbles1 Avatar
6 weeks ago
Good stuff - how do I exercise the option to buy an iPhone made in India rather than China? Would rather order from a production site in a country which has elements of democracy despite issues, than to reward a regime like China.
Score: 39 Votes (Like | Disagree)
TheYayAreaLiving ? Avatar
6 weeks ago
My fingers are crossed that all iPhone 14 gets produced in India. Would love to see a new change. It is time. ??

“Designed by Apple in California Assembled in India”

Update: This makes me so happy. iPhone 13 made in India box. Read country of origin on both boxes.



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Score: 27 Votes (Like | Disagree)
HackMacDaddy Avatar
6 weeks ago
If only it was MADE IN USA ? ??
Score: 26 Votes (Like | Disagree)
arcite Avatar
6 weeks ago
My old Nokia phone was made in India; it was good quality.

Also had an old blackberry made in Mexico.

There is no reason for high-end electronics to be made in China.

I applaud this move; India is a democracy and long term partner of America.
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Starscape Avatar
6 weeks ago

My fingers are crossed that all iPhone 14 gets produced in India. Would love to see a new change. It is time. ??

“Designed by Apple in California Assembled in India”
I’d much prefer “Designed and Assembled in the USA“

It would cost more, but I would pay that.
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
bobob Avatar
6 weeks ago

If only it was MADE IN USA ? ??
Who would want to pay double the price for a an iPhone with half the build quality?
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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