COMIO smartphones begins local assembling through contract manufacturer – V-Sun and Hipad Technology.
The two facilities combined will be manufacturing around one million devices over the next six months and will employ close to 600 people.
The facilities will manage end-to-end management, including assembly, packaging, maintenance, testing, quality assurance and warehousing for both the existing as well as upcoming smartphones for the brand across 8 assembly and packaging lines. Out of the 8 assembly and packaging lines 5 will be managed by V-Sun and 3 by Hipad Technology.
On the occasion, Sanjay Kumar Kalirona, CEO & Director, COMIO said, “We have a long-term vision for India and this step towards manufacturing further reinforces our commitment to the government’s ‘Make in India’ campaign. With this initiative, COMIO will be investing Rs. 150 crores in manufacturing over the next two years in India. We look forward to reaching greater heights with our trusted partners- Hipad and V-Sun.”
Martin Yao, Director, Vsun said, “We are happy to be associated with a company like COMIO that is known by the legacy of its manufacturer, Topwise Communication. Looking forward to a long-term association with COMIO and supporting them in their growth vision for India.”
Rajesh Sikka, Director, Hipad India said, “Hipad technologies India is proud to be associated with COMIO for the manufacturing of high-tech smartphones under ‘Make in India’ initiative. Having rich experience in latest state-of-art capability of design development and manufacturing in competence of international standard, we are ready to take this to next level.”
Headquartered in New Delhi, COMIO caters to the mid-level smartphone segment priced between 6K and 12K. COMIO smartphones are currently available in retail stores across North India and will soon be marking their presence throughout the country. The company plans to strengthen brand presence with a strong network of 30,000 retailers, 800 distributors and 800+ after-sales touch points catering to 500-550 towns.