China will still have a role to play as the operations will require some component imports from China. Global technology supply chains were disrupted this year, as China locked down Shanghai, which is a technology hub, following its zero-Covid policy.
Recently, the United States also banned the exports of some high-tech chips to China, escalating the ongoing trade war between the two economic giants.
Google's competition Apple Inc. already produces several models of iPhones in India. The company makes at least four models up to iPhone 13 through contract manufacturing partners Foxconn and Wistron.
The production of the latest iPhone 14 is also under consideration by the company and India will hopefully get the nod. Alphabet has set the date of 6 October for the release of new Pixel phone models and its first smartwatch at an event in the US..