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Apple begins trial production of the iPhone 6s Plus in India

Apple has begun trial production of the iPhone 6s Plus — one of its highest selling models in India — at the Bengaluru facility of Wistron, Apple’s primary assembler in the country, which may lead to a “price correction,” reports The Economic Times, quoting two unnamed “senior industry executives.”

The article says Wistron has set up a new assembly line for iPhone 6s Plus production, and commercial production is expected to start in next couple of weeks. Locally produced iPhone 6s Plus — which is still listed in Apple’s smartphone line-up — can bring down prices by 5-7%, according to The Economic Times.

Apple has set its sights on the growing Indian market by pushing for shipments of the smartphone model with the goal of doubling the iPhone’s market share in the country over the next five years. Focus Taiwan reported in August 2017 that the tech giant signed up Wistron to assemble the iPhone SEs after the Taiwanese firm started to produce the model in India in May, targeting markets around the world.

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Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.