According to the Financial Times report in the Indian market in previous years, the release of the iPhone will be delayed about 1 month, but this year will become one of the Apple iPhone 15 debut market.
Reports say the Foxconn factory in the southeastern Indian city of Chennai (Chennai), will deliver the iPhone 15 in mid-September, even if there is no simultaneous release, the delay is expected to be shortened to within a few days.
Apple released the iPhone 14 series on September 7 last year, the Foxconn plant in Chennai, India, began production 10 days later and is expected to be sold in the Indian market one month later.
The report said that Apple asked Foxconn to start production earlier, and it is estimated that the world will synchronize the launch of the iPhone 15 series, even if there is a slight delay, the delay period will be within a few days, in order to cater to the demand for iPhones in the Indian market.
According to a report on Apple’s global iPhone shipments in the second quarter of 2023 released by research firm TechInsights, India is Apple’s fifth-largest market, and a strategically important market for Apple in terms of sales and manufacturing — with local shipments up more than 50% year-over-year in the quarter.