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Make In India: Lenovo-Motorola starts making smartphones at Chennai plant

Aug 18th, 2015

NEW DELHI: China's Lenovo Tuesday said that it has started local manufacturing of its smartphones at Sriperumbudur near Chennai, through a contract manufacturer. Lenovo, which also owns Motorola Mobility, has already started rolling out two of the 4G variant of Moto E smartphone from the plant, and will start making another 4G device, Lenovo K3 note device, soon.

The company said that both Lenovo and Motorola will have separate manufacturing lines at the same facility.

The plant will house 1500 employees for manufacturing lines, quality assurance, and product testing.

The current capacity of the plant is 6 million units for the current financial year, the company said. The plant is the only plant outside China, which will manufacture smartphones for both the brands


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