Vivo to invest Rs 4,000 crore in India, aims to manufacture 5 crore handsets per year

Aug 20 2019 10:36 PM
Vivo to invest Rs 4,000 crore in India, aims to manufacture 5 crore handsets per year

Smartphone maker Vivo will invest over Rs 4,000 crore in India in the coming years. According to a company offical,  Vivo has so far invested Rs 400 crore in the country. The existing manufacturing plant at Noida is operating at full capacity to produce 2.5 crore mobile phones every year.

As per report, Vivo will invest Rs 4,000 crore in the coming times and set up a new factory in Greater Noida to meet the demand, Nipun Marya, Director - Brand Strategy, Vivo India told reporters at a press conference here. He said the company will invest the amount in a phased manner.

After the new factory becomes operational, the company's manufacturing capacity will increase to 5 crore mobile phones per year .

 Marya further added, "Vivo has a market share of 21.2 per cent in the Indian mobile handset market and is the second-largest mobile brand in the offline market in the country,"

Marya also said that the company has not plan to stop sale any of its existing series of mobile phones and added that it is working on two new handsets for the Indian market. The company also introduced its new 'S Series' phone Vivo S1 in Rajasthan with price starting from Rs 17,999. 

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