iPhone 14 will be manufactured in India and Apple has confirmed the same. Apple iPhone 14 series was launched on September 7th and the phone went on sale in India starting on September 16.The Cupertino-based giant on Monday confirmed that the iPhone 14 is now being manufactured in India. Reuters quotes Apple, “excited to be manufacturing iPhone 14 in India.”
This means that the iPhone 14 units sold in India as well as exported to other nations around the globe will sport “Made in India” tag.
Apple started manufacturing iPhones in India back in 2017 with the iPhone SE and ever since then, the brand has produced iPhone 13 and iPhone 12 series devices. Now, just a few weeks after the launch of the four new models in the 14 series, the iPhone 14 will be manufactured in India. Let’s take a look at the details.
Made in India iPhone 14 in the Next Few Days
The iPhone 14 manufactured in India will reach the hands of customers in the next few days, the PTI report said. Previous reports suggested that Apple will start manufacturing iPhone 14 in India after six weeks after the global launch. However, based on the latest report, looks like Made in India iPhone 14 will reach customers sooner than expected.
The iPhone 14 is said to be manufactured at Foxconn’s Sriperumbudur factory, which is located on the outskirts of Chennai. Foxconn is a pioneer when it comes to manufacturing electronics globally. The iPhones manufactured here will be sold in India as well as exported for global sales.
Apple in a statement to PTI said “We’re excited to be manufacturing iPhone 14 in India, the new iPhone 14 lineup introduces groundbreaking new technologies and important safety capabilities.”, added the report.
The iPhone 14 is priced similar to the iPhone 13 globally, but in India, the price was hiked by Rs 10,000. With the iPhone 14 being manufactured in India, it will be interesting to see if Apple slashes the price in the near future.
The iPhone 14 comes with a 6.1-inch OLED display with a 60Hz refresh rate. Under the hood, the device is powered by a last-gen A15 Bionic chip with 6GB of RAM and up to 512GB of storage. There is a 12MP main and 12MP ultra wide-angle camera on the back with a 12MP selfie snapper on the front. The iPhone 14 is backed by a 3,279mAh battery unit with 20W fast charging.