wordpress blog stats
Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Gionee ties with Foxconn & Dixon to manufacture phones in India

Chinese handset maker Gionee has tied up with Foxconn and Dixon to manufacture its F series & P series phones; feature phones and other smartphones respectively, for Gionee in India. Gionee will also be investing $50 million in the next 3 years on manufacturing in India. These phones will be manufactured out of Dixon and Foxconn’s Delhi NCR and Andhra Pradesh facilities respectively, starting next month. Gionee says that both Dixon and Foxconn put together have the capacity of producing over 1.2 million handsets every month. The company will also pump investment into its R&D team in India, which will work on the software Gionee UI Amigo to customise it for Indian consumers. India manufacturing facility Interestingly, in April this year, the Chinese handset maker planned to set up a manufacturing facility in India within the next three years. The company claimed it would invest Rs 300 crore (~ $45 million) to set up this plant, which would manufacture devices for India, the SAARC countries and Nigeria. At that point, India was Gionee’s second largest market behind China, where it claims to have sold over 4 million devices last year. The company mentioned that it has earmarked a budget of Rs 225 crore (~ $34 million) for marketing and advertising in India over the next year. The Indian government has been encouraging domestic companies to start manufacturing electronics goods within the country instead of importing them and had approved a National Policy on Electronics. Since then, various smartphone manufacturers have said they…

Please subscribe/login to read the full story.
Written By

I'm a MediaNama alumna from 2015-16 (remember TinyOwl?) now back to cover e-services like food and grocery delivery, app based transport and policies, platforms and media in India.

MediaNama’s mission is to help build a digital ecosystem which is open, fair, global and competitive.

Views

News

Studying the 'community' supporting the late Sushant Singh Rajput (SSR) shows how Twitter was gamed through organized engagement

News

Do we have an enabling system for the National Data Governance Framework Policy (NDGFP) aiming to create a repository of non-personal data?

News

A viewpoint on why the regulation of cryptocurrencies and crypto exchnages under 2019's E-Commerce Rules puts it in a 'grey area'

News

India's IT Rules mandate a GAC to address user 'grievances' , but is re-instatement of content removed by a platform a power it should...

News

There is a need for reconceptualizing personal, non-personal data and the concept of privacy itself for regulators to effectively protect data

You May Also Like

News

Google has released a Google Travel Trends Report which states that branded budget hotel search queries grew 179% year over year (YOY) in India, in...

Advert

135 job openings in over 60 companies are listed at our free Digital and Mobile Job Board: If you’re looking for a job, or...

News

By Aroon Deep and Aditya Chunduru You’re reading it here first: Twitter has complied with government requests to censor 52 tweets that mostly criticised...

News

Rajesh Kumar* doesn’t have many enemies in life. But, Uber, for which he drives a cab everyday, is starting to look like one, he...

MediaNama is the premier source of information and analysis on Technology Policy in India. More about MediaNama, and contact information, here.

© 2008-2021 Mixed Bag Media Pvt. Ltd. Developed By PixelVJ

Subscribe to our daily newsletter
Name:*
Your email address:*
*
Please enter all required fields Click to hide
Correct invalid entries Click to hide

© 2008-2021 Mixed Bag Media Pvt. Ltd. Developed By PixelVJ