If you're looking forward to this year s new Apple MacBooks, then there might be news for you. According to recent reports, Apple isn't planning any major upgrade to the MacBook Pro lineup. Further, the same report also mentions that Apple will apparently be shifting a major portion of its MacBook orders to Foxconn this
InFocus, like many other smartphone makers, had a muted 2017 in India. The company launched only two devices this year and its products were largely overshadowed by similarly priced offerings from the likes of Xiaomi. However, as we draw close to the year, the American smartphone maker, backed by contract manufacturer Foxconn, is preparing to
Foxconn Inc, the company assembling the iPhone X for Apple, has this week posted a 39 percent year-over-year decrease in net profit. And if the industry speculations are to be believed, this profit tumble is due to the difficult-to-assemble iPhone X, which remains in limited supply.
Taiwanese consumer electronic gadget contract manufacturer Foxconn is expected to invest Rs 300 crore in expansion of their operations and the government has approved the allotment of 49 acres land, said Tamil Nadu industries Minister M.C.Sampath.
Apple Chief Operating Officer (COO) Jeff Williams is scheduled to meet Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou during his visit to Taiwan later this month to discuss issues affecting the production of the "super premium" iPhone X, reports said on Saturday.
Apple is reportedly keen to buy into Toshiba's chip business that was put up for sale earlier this year. The Cupertino-based tech giant is willing to shell out as much as $3 billion, according to Bloomberg, to get a slice of the Japanese company, which is also being courted by global private equity firm Bain Capital and PC-maker Dell. If the deal goes through, it would be Apple's biggest investment since its $3 billion acquisition of headphone-maker Beats in 2014.
American technology company Essential Products has announced that its new smartphone will be available soon and has now got the backing of Amazon and Chinese investment holding company Tencent. "We are in full mass production, ramping up to deliver your Essential Phone. Find out where you can get yours next week!" Andy Rubin, who established Essential Phone startup, tweeted.
A day after President Donald Trump announced that Apple would build 'big' plants in the US, Taiwanese technology giant Foxconn has said it will invest $10 billion in an LCD manufacturing plant in the country, creating 13,000 new jobs. Foxconn CEO Terry Gou announced the plans on Wednesday during a presser at the White House where Trump and US Vice President Mike Pence were also present, Apple Insider reported.
The much awaited Apple iPhone 8 and two other iPhones have reportedly hit trial production runs at the Foxconn manufacturing facilities. Venya Geskin, a reliable Apple tipster who has out the word also claims that iPhone 8 will be ready on time for release post the announcements.
Reliance Industries is reportedly in talks with Foxconn to manufacture dual-SIM mobile phones, which would be priced in the sub-$25 (approximately Rs 1,600) price bracket. The latest report comes on the heels of the company's annual AGM event, where it launched the JioPhone feature phone with 4G VoLTE capabilities.
In what looks like an effort to make India a parallel manufacturing hub to China, Foxconn is reportedly planning to invest $5 billion, which is about Rs 32,000 crore, in the country. Foxconn is the world's largest contract manufacturer for electronics, which is headquartered in Taipei City, Taiwan.
These past few weeks we've been bombarded with news on the OnePlus 5, this year s iteration of the flagship killer , and the hype hasn t died down yet. The OnePlus 5 was launched globally on June 20, followed by an India launch on June 22 with the first sale taking place on the same day. The OnePlus 5 is currently available exclusively via Amazon India starting at a price of Rs 32,999. It has now been learned that the OnePlus 5 units sold in India are manufactured by OPPO Mobiles in India, at the latter's facility in Uttar Pradesh.
The Foxconn-led consortium has reportedly been joined by the Apple, Dell, and Kingston Technology. According to China's Foxconn CEO Terry Gou, Apple and Dell have teamed up to participate in bidding for Toshiba Corp's chipmaking units. I can tell you Apple is in for sure, Gou said.
We are just a few hours away from WWDC 2017 where CEO Tim Cook is expected to announce upgrades to Apple's software and apps, and also a much-rumored hardware product. Prior to the mega conference, a Reddit thread by alleged Foxconn insiders has surfaced online revealing a trove of information about a range of Apple products including the iPhone 8, Siri speaker, and more.
Imported mobile phone and electronics could cost more thanks to the addition of customs duties post implementation of the goods and services tax (GST) regime. After GST, the present excise duty which stands at 1 percent is likely to be waived off, but the government is considering implementing customs on imported electronics that might drive the price up by 10-15 percent. The government has been pushing manufacturers to shift production to India for domestic and export demand under the 'Make in India' scheme, and may use this to further push this.
Wistron, Apple's manufacturing partner, has reportedly secured certification from the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) to start manufacturing of the iPhone SE in the country. Wistron has been granted certification under IS 13252 information communication equipment certification and the number for the brand is R-62000612. The model certified is A 1723 model, which is the iPhone SE.
As US President Donald Trump pushes hard for goods to be "made in America," how realistic is it to expect Apple to stop manufacturing its iconic devices in China? The freshly installed president vowed while campaigning that he would force Apple to bring production to US soil. Yet, as other big companies have sought to appease the new administration with promises of jobs or investments in the United States, Apple has stayed low-profile. Major Apple contractor Foxconn this month confirmed that it is considering a $7 billion investment to make flat panels in the US in a joint project with Japan's SoftBank.
Taiwan technology giant Foxconn has announced that it was considering setting up a plant in the US with an investment of $7 billion. The world's largest contract electronics maker company's chairman and chief executive, Terry Gou, on Sunday said the investment would likely generate thousands of jobs, if it goes ahead, the BBC reported. The plan comes after US President Donald Trump in his inauguration speech reiterated his "America First" agenda meant overturning international trade treaties.
In an effort to expand its market to Southeast Asia, technology giant Apple has partnered with Taiwanese electronics major Foxconn, media reports said. According to a report on DigiTimes that cited a Chinese-language Economic Daily News report, Apple is expected to begin constructing two new Research and Development centres in Asia in 2017 located in Indonesia and Shenzhen, China.
Demonetization has taken a toll on Foxconn, the world s largest contract manufacturer, which has reportedly asked about a fourth of its 8,000-strong factory workers in India to go on paid leave for two weeks. Following the ban on old of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes, Foxconn reported a severe cash crunch that resulted in a sales dip of almost 50 percent, forcing the company to cut down production by half.