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TABLETS

Acer

Mainly Taiwan, but some parts from China.

LG

Has relocated the manufacturing of some of its products from China. G-Pad 5 not made in China.

Dell

Made by China’s BYC Industrial, plans to move 30% of its Notebook production out of China (Nikkei Asian Review, 2019).

HP

Made by China’s BYC Industrial. Also planning to move 30% of its Notebook production away from China (Nikkei Asian Review, 2019).

Samsung

Galaxy S6 and S7 made in China.

Apple

The bulk of Apple’s manufacturing remains in China, but they have been encouraging suppliers such as Foxconn, Delta Electronics and Pegatron to move production out. Foxconn is investing up to $1 billion to expand a plant in India, while other contractors are setting up in Vietnam, Thailand and Indonesia. A significant number of iPads will be produced in Vietnam as of mid-2021 (Source: Nikkei).

IBall

Made in India with approx. 75% Chinese parts.

Microsoft

Moved the production of its Surface notebooks and desktops to China in 2017, but were planning to move production, together with Google, to North Vietnam in 2020, supposedly because of Covid 19.

Sony

Xperia Z4 not made in China. Their regional executives have been moved from Hong Kong to Singapore.

Amazon

Kindle Fire and Amazon Fire made under contract in Taiwan by Quanta Corp, who also manufacture for Apple, Dell, HP, Microsoft, Sharp and Sony.

Made in China

Fujitsu (Owned by China’s Lenovo)

Lenovo (banned by Defence Australia)

Huawei

Xiaomi

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