Google to Manufacture Pixel Phones in India

News Desk4 weeks ago

As they are not allowed to speak to the media, one of the sources stated, “It will be making the latest models of its smartphones in the state… at the existing Foxconn facility (in Tamil Nadu)”.

Foxconn already assembles Apple’s iPhones at a plant in Tamil Nadu, close to Chennai.

In the midst of geopolitical tensions between Beijing and Washington, major international manufacturers are looking to diversify their supply chain outside China and are eyeing India as a possibility.

The source clarified, “The investment in Tamil Nadu is separate from the reported tie-up between Dixon and Google (to make smartphones in India)” and added that the decision was made during a recent meeting between state authorities and Google executives.

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Google’s plans were initially reported on by the news website Moneycontrol.

Requests for response from Reuters were not immediately answered by Google, Foxconn, or the government of Tamil Nadu.

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