This man worked undercover in a Chinese iPhone factory

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Dejian Zeng spent 12 hours a day attaching one screw to iPhones. As part of his summer project, the NYU grad student went undercover for 6 weeks at a Pegatron factory in Shanghai.  He lived on-site in a dorm with 7 other people and got to experience what really goes into making the popular mobile device. He tells us what it was like.

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Bruce Harding
And Apple sends all the profits to Bermuda and pays no tax. They do this in China because they know workers will be thrown in gaol and have their organs harvested if they revolt. These scumbag Silicon Valley elites will get theirs in hell.
I'm never gonna moan about going to work again.
Screw the iPhone!
Connor Simon
Doesnt exactly seem that bad, hey you get food, your job is very easy, you get paid enough to live, and even though it isint exactly fun atleast that makes up the movie time and gaming.
trump want those jobs for americans? sure take it.
These jobs will be obsolete in ten years when automation takes over. Then what?
anindhita aulia
oh my god
Ben Allen
I think my speaker screw is loose...
Yeah Trump, good luck bringing all these jobs to the US.
$3000/month is not too bad in China, they can live a standard life with that
Steven Bullefer
If you make under $1k I feel sorry for you.
Face scanners...
Ahmad Rza
never buying apple products in my entire life after watchng this.
Brian McAwesome
yeah its shitty for them, but if iphones were made in the US, they would be so expensive nobody could afford them
Apple is a shit company, people just buy it for the logo. Android is better.
Matheus Perhaaphs
Steve Jobs, what a fucking genius and good human being he was. How this crap is relevant or positive to humanity or the planet? All I can think is how stupid the people who adores SJ are.
Papa Bless
It's sad because pretty much all companies have to do this to even have a chance at being competitive.
David Durand
That just sounds like slavery with extra steps.
Every person can make a difference by not buying iPhones. I bought an iPad recently but this video now makes me regret my decision. Never buying an apple product again.
Charlie Puss-eu
That's the average wage in Portugal too , can i have this man's number? It's for a friend
Scott McAllister
Lol sounds a lot like the army
am I the only one that factors in free housing? aif you factor in the free housing it's not that bad compared to earning minimum wage in a city like mine where cost of living is insane
Nightcore Game
Meta Knight
Either you continue buying iPhone products and keep these people in their horrible working environments, or you stop buying the products and put countless peoples' livelihoods in jeopardy.

Pick your poison.
Andrei Cucu
Life is very beautiful! Don't ever commit suicide!
Adi Kurnia
in my country, 450$ a month is (very)high pay job, i can have luxury life with that
Inspiration _
I wonder if my 6s was made in his factory or screwed by him 🤔
Jen Powers
like they cant get a robot to put a tiny screw into a phone??
Cross WorX
Has anyone ever asked themselves while watching this "Why does Apple chose to manufacture their products outside the country?"

I've got lots of reasons coming off my mind, and all of them are not good.
so they're working for like a $1.60 per hour? is that even legal ?
The Vengeful Engineer
''This needs to stop!''

This message was sent from an iPhone.
joestien smiet
wait why is cho inting..
Stop talking shit, apple doesn't employ this people, apple just pay millions of dollars to the company who employ this people to assembly their products.
Ruby H.
Same phone at "$15/hr Living Wage" made in America would cost at least $20,000.
Seraph Starman
Contemporary concentration camp. Absolutely disgusting.
ISIS should bomb that place.
Gaia Carney
Thank you, Mr. Zeng, for living & telling this story! Powerful, humbling, truth
what about samsung?
Yudistira Silasakti
You know your workplace is bad when they have to put on nets to prevent their workers from committing suicide.
シャムネコ siamese cat
$450 and 11hours a day? I have been working in same occupation(not Apple)still get paid over$2000 a month(8hours a day)in my hand in Japan. I would not work it for $450 at all.
"every commodity you produce is a piece of your own death"
cuong bui
Where do I sign up?!
I Wayan Bagus
the workers are very cheap,apple is getting rich, this is why i dont buy apple product
Austin Hunt
Damn Apple you need to double their pay at least
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