Google ties up with Foxconn to make Pixel telephones in India | EUROtoday

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Tech big Google will quickly start making its Pixel smartphones in India, sources conscious of the event have informed the BBC.

Google is about to fabricate the telephones at an present Foxconn facility within the southern state of Tamil Nadu.

The agency can be set to independently manufacture drones within the state.

India has emerged as a key vacation spot for international corporations seeking to diversify provide strains outdoors China within the midst of geopolitical tensions with the West.

Last 12 months, Google had introduced plans to make Pixel smartphones in India, starting with the Pixel 8.

“India is a priority market for Pixel smartphones, and we’re committed to bringing the best of our hardware and underlying built-in software capabilities to people across the country,” it stated in a weblog submit.

On Friday, sources informed the BBC that Alphabet’s Google would make superior variations of Pixel smartphones on the Tamil Nadu facility and that manufacturing would start inside this calendar 12 months.

Google and Foxconn have signed a contract to this finish, the supply stated.

Foxconn at the moment has two amenities in Tamil Nadu. At one among its amenities close to Chennai metropolis, it assembles Apple’s iPhones.

Google’s choice to make Pixel telephones in Tamil Nadu got here after state officers met firm executives not too long ago.

According to an announcement from the Tamil Nadu authorities, officers from Google are additionally set to satisfy state Chief Minister MK Stalin in Chennai quickly.