- Last year, Vedanta and Foxconn collaborated to make semiconductors in the country
- Foxconn has also partnered with STMicroelectronics
With an agenda to set up chip fabrication plants in India, Vedanta and Foxconn have separately submitted different proposals to the Government of India with their proposed technology partners and details.
According to a report, the government hasn’t taken any decision. The proposal is under observation. Bloomberg reports that Foxconn has partnered with STMicroelectronics. This tie-up is aimed at building a 40 nm chip plant.
So, this 40nm chip plant proposal says Foxconn may go for a less advanced chip fabrication factory that isn’t used in smartphones. The latest flagship chipsets, such as Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, Apple A15 Bionic, and Mediatek Dimensity 9200, are all made on a 4nm fabrication process. More budget phones use chipsets made on a 12 nm fabrication process. The chips made on the 40 nm process are commonly found in chips used in cars, cameras, medical devices, etc.
Last year, Vedanta and Foxconn announced a collaboration to make semiconductors in the country. They must sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Gujarat to set up the multi-billion dollar chip fabrication factory.