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Foxconn set to make iPhone 12 in India, shifting from China

Tamil Nadu plant expected to take as much as 10% of Chinese production

A mobile phone shop in New Delhi: An Indian factory that makes older iPhone models will begin producing the new iPhone 12.   © Reuters

TAIPEI -- Taiwanese Apple supplier Foxconn will start to assemble the iPhone 12 in India, marking the first time the flagship device has been made outside of China.

Apple's new 5G-enabled iPhone will be produced at a factory in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu that already makes older models.

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