Krish, 20 Feb 2017Still you are in a blind world. India is one of the best market & they are way ahead of us... moreWrong! You are the blind ones. Just because India launch 104 satellites in a day doesnt make its technology way ahead of others. Russia a developing country, still the best in satellites technology. Read up about ROSCOSMOS in Russia dude. China economy is the largest amongs developing countries. Most of the highest ranking companies in the world belongs to China. Ever heard of China National Petroluem? Its among top 3 largest company in the world. And guess who on fourth; China again! SINOPEC Group is also among the top 10 in the world. Where are India at? Open your eyes! There are other countries exist in this world!!!
Kris, 20 Feb 2017Who told you that? Did you visit India?
Most of global companies are trying to start their b... moreTold? Are you kidding me? These is real facts! Even economic studies put that facts in their books! India is used a lot as a case studies by fellow researchers. Look it up bruh. World economy data doesnt lies. Its all over the internet.
"Most of global companies are trying to start their business in India".
Excuse me, most global companies also trying to start their business in many other countries like China, Korea, Japan, Vietnam, Thailand, Phillippines, Taiwan, Hong kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand and so on. India is not special. Dont be dellusional.
Julliard, 19 Feb 2017Well, if Apple really is looking at the future they should aim countries that already far ahea... moreStill you are in a blind world. India is one of the best market & they are way ahead of us in technology. you can see recently what they did in satellite field. They launch 104 satellite & its a world record. So don't make any misjudgment.
Julliard, 18 Feb 2017Well said. Even India income per capita is not at a satisfying level yet for a luxury lifestyle. Who told you that? Did you visit India?
Most of global companies are trying to start their business in India (Accept our European countries) & most of IT companies head also Indians.
Anonymous, 19 Feb 2017population -wise?Apples views this huge population for mobiles as an advantage because it already ranks at 10th place with a market share of 62% on permium segment is a big number. By starting in india these numbers are going to improve. Hence its not a bad idea from apples perspective.
Anonymous, 18 Feb 2017But you forgot to mention that it is growing at one of the fastest rate in the world. Apple is... moreWell, if Apple really is looking at the future they should aim countries that already far ahead of India in term of fastest growing economy. Country with the least poverty rate is the best choice if they really want to sell all of these iphone.
Average salary is equivalent of 300$ which puts the SE out of reach for the majority of Indian population.
Indians are not poor ... they need better versatility , androids suits it ... if iphone would make anyone boss , every second person here would have it ... we think about long term benefits not just few day show off .
Anonymous, 18 Feb 2017Apple is luxury smart phone brand. But India is a poor country. Why Apple manufacturing in Ind... moreWho said india is poor country. India is predicted to become the second largest mobile market by this year end.
Apple is luxury smart phone brand. But India is a poor country. Why Apple manufacturing in India? It's Worst idea.
I guess Chinese labour is no longer cheap enough for the money-grubbing so-and-sos
Julliard, 18 Feb 2017Well said. Even India income per capita is not at a satisfying level yet for a luxury lifestyle. But you forgot to mention that it is growing at one of the fastest rate in the world. Apple is looking at future when India and china will loosen the burden of oppression and become number-1 and number-2 economy in the world.
Already India is the fastest growing economy in the world.