In a new report from The New York Times , we take a look at some of the major tech companies and how they make the world’s most popular tech products from China to Vietnam. The whole report mentions Google, Apple, and Microsoft, so let’s start with Google.
“Part of Google’s latest Pixel phone production to be completed in Vietnam,” wrote The New York Times , according to people familiar with Google’s plans. Google plans to move assembly of its Pixel phones from its Foxconn factory in southern China to Vietnam, where it will start producing the Pixel 7. According to the report, “[Google] expects Vietnam to offer as many as half of next year’s high-end Pixel phones”.
Pixel 7 Pro, Pixel 7 and Pixel Watch
Google is working on a foldable device that may be released at , its production may remain in China. That’s due to news screen and hinge technology requiring its production to be closer to major suppliers in China, according to people familiar with the matter.
Earlier last month, it was reported that Google was handing over production to Foxconn to release the fourth quarter, but this was inconsistent with The New York Times‘ 700 does not match appearance. The Pixel foldable phone may be called the “Pixel Notepad” and is rumored to cost
Unofficial renders of Google’s foldable Pixel
Although Google has not officially acknowledged its imminent The launch of the Pixel foldable has been delayed a few times, reports and rumors suggest. The pandemic is an important factor in the disruption of domestic supply chains in China. Frequent shutdowns have also caused production delays, hurting sales at the big tech companies.
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A small number of Apple’s
iPhones will be produced in India, while Apple already produces iPads and Apple Watch. Apple’s most recent 22 list of top suppliers shows
% They operate factories in Vietnam. Apple will apparently move some of its entire iPhone production line to India to test its ability to make iPhones in the country.