The Governor of the Saratov region Valery Radaev instructed to arrange in the region production of the iPhone 7, reports Vzsar. The initiative was announced during a meeting of activists of the region.
“People say that everything stopped, and you reported that you there are six thousand people. Maybe we should start production of the iPhone 7 based on your production?” asked after the report, Reznik, Valery Radayev.
The Governor recalled that at the “Tantalus” was once produced one of the first models of VCRs. “Let us now together seventh iPhone will release in Saratov,” – said he.
CEO of SAK Eugene Reznik said that the region is even together with industrial enterprises will not have enough money to buy a license. “We don’t have enough money to buy the license,” he said. “This is a very serious issue,” added Reznik.
“Without serious question will not be of rapid movement forward,” he said Radayev said that the countries of the near abroad came to this topic. What countries it is, unfortunately, not reported.
SAK specializes in the production of refrigerators. The company currently employs 6,500 people.
It should be noted that the number of partners Apple is the Russian company “monocrystal”. The American giant computer electronics company orders from an artificial sapphire for the Apple Watch and the iPhone. Now, according to “Crystal”, about 40% of its supplies accounted for two-inch wafers (used in the Apple Watch), 60% — on a four-inch.
In September last year “the crystal” has hinted at a sapphire display in next generation iPhone.