Estimates suggest India should manufacture a quarter of iPhones by 2028

Amid efforts to diversify the manufacturing locations of its devices (in other words, stop relying on China so much). Apple Heavy investment continues in India As an alternative – and also continues to update its manufacturing targets in the country.

According to a report shared on X by the minister responsible for technology-related issues in India, Rajeev Chandrashekharhope is all around Bedroom iPhones (between 24% to 25%) will be produced in the country by the end of 2027 or in 2028.

According to the article, 14% of total iPhone production was already made in India at the end of last year, specifically covering the iPhone 12, 13, 14 and 15, and Apple’s main partner manufacturers were Foxconn And this Tata ElectronicsWhich is expanding its operations.

Having recently acquired the Wistron factory, Tata is also in talks to buy manufacturer Pegatron’s operations in the country, an expansion that would allow the company to supply not only iPhones, but also chips and other components to Apple. Could.

Apple will also have plans to expand its ecosystem in the country, creating a kind of network with about 40 to 100 local suppliers to compete on some scale with the entire Chinese system. The supplier base in the country already includes companies like Flex Ltd, Jabil Inc.

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