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An Indian factory's ambitious aim to make iPhones outside China

In recent months, workers began testing and assembling Apple's iPhone X, which will be sold in India first and eventually exported

An employee tests the camera of a mobile phone. (Photographer: Karen Dias/Bloomberg)
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An employee tests the camera of a mobile phone. (Photographer: Karen Dias/Bloomberg)

Saritha Rai | Bloomberg
On a steamy summer morning, dozens of buses pull up outside a cluster of low-slung, blue buildings in the south Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Women dressed in colorful salwar kameezes disembark, their dupatta body scarves billowing as they make their way past hibiscus bushes and posters proclaiming, “Our aim, no accident.”

The night shift at Foxconn Technology Group's mobile phone plant in Sri City is ending, and thousands of young women are punching out as others stream in to replace them. One of the arrivals is Jennifer Jayadas, a tall, slim 21-year-old who lives several miles away in a

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First Published: Aug 29 2019 | 5:19 PM IST

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