Korean smart devices maker Samsung on Thursday said it will manufacture its premium Galaxy S23 smartphones in India to cater to local market requirements.
At present, Galaxy S Series smartphones are being manufactured at Samsung's Vietnam factory and the company imports them for sale in India.
"All Galaxy S23 smartphones sold in India will be manufactured at the company's Noida factory. Samsung already fulfils a majority of the domestic demand in India through local manufacturing at the Noida factory. Samsung's decision to sell 'Made in India' Galaxy S23 smartphones shows the company's commitment to India's manufacturing and growth story," Samsung said in a statement.
The development comes a day after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced removal of duty on import of camera lens, which is one of the key unique selling propositions of Galaxy S series smartphones.
The company on Wednesday unveiled three models of Galaxy S23 series smartphones which come with high-end camera sensors.
The phone will come with five sets of cameras with camera sensors in the range of 12-200 megapixel.
The company is yet to unveil the price of Galaxy S23 series. Galaxy S22 smartphones launched last year were priced between Rs 72,999 -1,18,999 per piece.
The company said it had recorded 1.4 lakh bookings for Galaxy S22 smartphones even before close of the pre-bookings on March 10, 2022.
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