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Karbonn Mobile now has the largest phone manufacturing factory in India know why?

Karbonn Mobile now has the largest phone manufacturing factory in India know why?
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Karbonn Mobiles said it would aim to become the largest mobile phone manufacturer in India over the next few years. Karbonn plans to launch 10 new phones with a unique AI assistant and India-focused VR
Indian smartphone brand Karbonn Mobiles today said it has set up a new mobile manufacturing plant in Bawal, Haryana.The plant set up within a span of six months is expected to manufacture 30 million mobile units per year, a company release said.
karbon manufactureWith a production capacity of 30 million handsets annually and spread over 10,000 acres, the Bawal-based factory, has been operational since March. It has 22 assembly lines and 1,800 employees, which will soon be scaled up to 4,000. “This is our third operational plant. We already have two manufacturing units in Noida. There is no smartphone manufacturing unit which is bigger than this one in the country, not even Foxconn,” Pradeep Jain, managing director of Karbonn Mobiles, said adding that another such factory will not be set up in India for the next nine months.

Jain also said that the company was planning to invest more as the smartphone market in India continues to be a major attraction. He added that Karbonn will invest Rs 2,000 crores over the next years in a phased manner to become the largest phone manufacturer in India. “Within one and a half years, over 70 percent of all our smartphones will be made in India,” Jain said.

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“The facility is currently manufacturing 1.5 million units in a month which is slated to increase to 2.5 million by the end of 2016,” Shashin Devsare, executive director of Karbonn Mobiles, said. He added that by participating in Make-in-India, the company will be able to pass on more benefits to consumers in terms of bringing newer technologies to market soon, and at more affordable prices.

 

“We have done native languages support in our phone and have simplified the user interface to push adoption,” he explained adding that the company was planning to push out Indianised VR content.In addition, Karbonn is also setting up a new facility in Tirupati, which will have surface-mount technology (SMT) production and assembly lines, along with charger and battery units for the supplies.

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