Rumors of Foxconn manufacturing higher-end iPhones in 2019 began to emerge in December 2018. Earlier this month Bloomberg reported that Intel could start manufacturing iPhone family models in just weeks. This afternoon The Economic Times (ET) of India is reporting that Foxconn will start making iPhone X related devices beginning in July.
ET reports that “Taiwanese contract manufacturer Foxconn will begin from July the commercial production of iPhone X range of smartphones for Apple from its 160-acre factory off Chennai, people aware of Foxconn’s India plans told ET.
‘Foxconn will begin with the iPhone X (range) from the Chennai plant. The plans are to step up production capacity and diversify to even higher models going forward,’ said an official privy to the company’s plans, on conditions of anonymity. For more, read the full ET report here.
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