Tag Archive: Manufacturing

TCL adds headphones to its manufacturing repertoire at CES 2019

Four distinct lines of wired and Bluetooth headphones.

Though TCL is typically known for making TVs, along with BlackBerry and Alcatel devices, the company just announced its entry into the audio space at a press conference at CES 2019 with a wide selection of headphones. Ranging from wired headphones to Bluetooth over-the-ear cans, TCL is offering a wide variety of options to appeal to various markets.

TCL’s headphones are being divided into four different product  [Read More…]

New report suggests India’s local manufacturing sector is struggling

Investment in India’s local manufacturing industry is drying up.

Earlier this month, Samsung announced that it opened a new manufacturing plant in India capable of producing 120 million handsets a year — making it the largets phone factory in the world. The move is a win for Narendra Modi’s “Make in India” initiative, which is designed to facilitate foreign investment in India’s manufacturing industry.

The government’s goal is to get manufacturing industry to account for 25% of  [Read More…]

Samsung just opened the world’s largest phone manufacturing plant

The factory is capable of producing 120 million phones each year.

In Noida, India, Samsung formally opened up a brand-new smartphone manufacturing plant on Monday, July 9. According to Samsung, it’s the largest phone factory on the planet.

The factory will be used to produce both flagship smartphones and budget ones that cost under $ 100, and during a single year, Samsung says it’ll be able to produce up to 120 million handsets.

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OnePlus will start manufacturing the OnePlus 3T in India to meet growing demand

Local manufacturing will kick off early next quarter.

OnePlus has announced that it will manufacture phones locally in India, and today we’re hearing more about the company’s plans. In an interview with Reuters, OnePlus India general manager Vikas Agarwal revealed that local manufacturing for the OnePlus 3T will kick off early next quarter.

India is a huge market for OnePlus, with one-third of its global sales coming from the country. The OnePlus 3T went on sale  [Read More…]

LeEco will set up manufacturing and research units in India

Chinese vendor LeEco has announced plans of setting up a manufacturing and research units in India. The manufacturer will leverage the government’s “Make in India initiative, which incentivises local production of hardware.

LeEco’s vice chairman and co-founder Liu Hong told Indo-Asian News Service that the vendor is currently evaluating different options for its facility:

We have already applied for the single-brand retail licence with the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB). The ministry for communications and information technology has given  [Read More…]

Here are the photos from vivo’s new manufacturing unit in India

Earlier this week, vivo Mobile India commenced production at its manufacturing unit in Greater Noida, a suburb of New Delhi. The company entered the Indian market in December last year, and this move is aimed at decreasing the company’s dependence on imports.

Vivo inaugurates its first manufacturing unit in India

In line with the ‘Make in India’ initiative of the Government of India, vivo Mobile India today announced the commencement of its manufacturing unit in Greater Noida, a suburb of New Delhi. The inauguration was done in the presence of Alex Feng, CEO, vivo Mobile India and Le Yucheng, the Chinese Ambassador to India, along with local dignitaries.

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Moto X Force coming soon to India as Lenovo commits to local manufacturing

Lenovo is the latest manufacturer to signify its interest in making devices locally in India. Dubbed “Make in India,” the initiative is heralded by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to facilitate foreign brands to locally manufacture electronics. The manufacturer has also announced that the Moto X Force, the international variant of the Droid Turbo 2, will be announced in the country shortly.

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Google to increase manufacturing of self-driving car prototypes

Google is evidently expanding its manufacturing efforts for its prototype autonomous cars, planning to build “a few hundred” of the vehicles this year, as opposed to the 100 that were originally proposed. This, according to Google X policy head Sarah Hunter, will allow members of the car team to gain an even better understanding of how to build a self-driving from scratch.

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Next version of Google Glass rumored to be targeted at healthcare, energy, and manufacturing companies

Google may soon offer a new version of its Google Glass wearable later this fall. A new report says that the company will keep the hype down on this release, as it plans to offer it to businesses working in healthcare, manufacturing, and energy.