Huawei has announced that it will soon start manufacturing smartphones in India. The company has teamed up with Flex to begin manufacturing in Flex’ Chennai plant.
First of all, one of the (unspecified) Honor phones will begin manufacturing from the first week of October. The plan has capacity to manufacture three million units by the end of 2017. The first Made in India phones will be available as early as October itself.
In addition, Huawei will also be strengthening its service network in India, with over 200 centers and 30 exclusive centers across the nation. It will also add to its 350+ distributors in India by partnering with over 50000 retail outlets by the end of 2016.
It will surely provide an advantage to huawei to sell their phones more afforrdable prices in indian market. Huawei became another chines brand to join make in india project.
Jay Chen (CEO Huawei), India said, “We have been present in India for the last 16 years and as part of our India focus, we have been consistently expanding our footprint in the market. This year especially has been of significance in our India journey. We recently launched our world class GSC in Bengaluru and the start of manufacturing in India is an affirmation of our commitment to India and supports the Make in India campaign. We are convinced about the growth potential and future of India and we’ll keep looking for opportunities to increase our presence here”.
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