IPhone production in India has been suspended until at least 14 April, with a nationwide lockdown imposed by the government on Tuesday evening. Foxconn and Wistron, two manufacturers for iPhone models in the country, have closed their production facilities to follow. Government order. Interestingly, both the units are also the major manufacturing partners of many other companies apart from Apple, including Xiaomi which is currently leading the smartphone market in the country.
As per Bloomberg report, Foxconn and Wistron have suspended all their production plants in India. Foxconn is asked to suspend its operations until 14. April. A Wistron delegate has also been confirmed lockdown, but without specifying any specific details.
Both Foxconn and Wistron have not provided any details on which devices have been affected. However, the two contract manufacturers mainly produce older iPhone models that meet domestic demand. These include models such as the iPhone XR and iPhone SE.
As per recent report by The Wall Street Journal stated that Apple’s plan to build its flagship iPhone 11 in India was never too soon and will continue to depend on China for its production – despite the coronavirus outbreak that has led many factories Impressed.