Thursday, May 18, 2017
Initial Production of Apple iPhone SE in Bengaluru this May Onwards
US tech giant Apple Inc said it is beginning initial production of a “small number” of ‘iPhone SE’ in the city and start shipping to domestic customers this month. “We are beginning initial production of a small number of iPhone SE in Bengaluru. iPhone SE is the most popular and powerful phone with a four-inch display in the world and we’ll begin shipping to domestic customers this month,” Apple said here.
The Karnataka government had in February announced Apple Inc.’s proposal to commence initial manufacturing operations in Bengaluru. The phones will be manufactured by Wistron, a Taiwanese OEM for Apple at Peenya in the city.Karnataka IT Minister Priyank Kharge had on March 30 said that Apple would be ready to start assembling high-end iPhones in the city in less than a month to boost its chances of gaining a foothold in the fast-growing Indian market.