Apple’s Taiwanese manufacturer Wistron corp is reportedly finalising the deal to secure another 100 acres of land in Bangalore, the silicon valley of India.
To expand its presence in India, the firm is likely to invest $157 million to set-up the manufacturing site for iPhone 6s. Currently, Wistron produces only iPhone SE (therefore, the cheapest iPhone for us, unless you have a mamaji/chachaji living in America. Read more
Last November, when iPhone X was launched with a whopping price tag of Rs. 83,9000 for its base model and Rs. 1.02 lakh for the 256GB, it became the first mainstream handset in India to cross the mark of rupees 1 lakh (What a historic day!!). Needless to say there was a flurry to complaints and cries, with pre-order offers like Jio Cashback doing little to ease the pain.
It was too pricey. It was doomed in a price sensitive marketing like India, it just wasn’t worth it – All these arguments, although credible, have been proven wrong! Read more
With the hike in customs duty levied on imported phones from 15% to 20%, iPhone prices in India have gone further up. Read more