Microsoft Partners with Foxconn To Manufacture Smartphones in India

Off lately Smartphones manufacturers are showing interest in manufacturing smartphones in India, Xiaomi, HTC, Sony, LG have already made it clear about their plans to start their own mobile plants in India. The latest to join the list is Microsoft, according to the to the report from ET Microsoft has called in Foxconn for the manufacturing plant. Terry Gou, Chairman of Foxconn Technology Group recently visited India, stating that the company is planning to commit $2 billion to set up more 10-12 factories across India in Maharashtra, Gujrat and Andhra. 
Last month Foxconn announced that it will manufacture Xiaomi smartphones(Read it here) in India around 12 plants in India with around 10,000 manpower employed and is likely to invest $2 billion (Rs 12,700 crore) over the next five years. Other than Microsoft and Xiaomi, Lenovo, Asus, HTC, Micromax, LG, Sony(Here) are in line to start their plants. Looks like “Acche Din” are indeed here for smartphone lovers. 

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