Samsung is back in the race to lead the smartphone market shipments in india. Mumbai -- india's smartphone market has changed radically over the past six months, with chinese manufacturer xiaomi toppling long-time. After the decline of nokia, the share of chinese players grew exponentially in the smartphone market here -- from less than 10 per cent in 2012. South korean giant samsung dominated the premium smartphone segment in india in the first half of 2018 grabbing almost half the market.
And other regions are now heavily saturated with smartphone users, and xiaomi increased their dominance of india's mobile market last. This report come even as another research firm counterpoint has put samsung on top in india's smartphone market, ahead of the chinese. The south korean and chinese companies now account for 60% of smartphone sales in india.
With innovative solutions offered at stunningly low price-points, indian players are bringing a new revolution to the global mobile handset. Overall, the indian mobile phone market grew by 48% yoy in q1 2018. The indian smartphone market, with over 117 billion mobile phone users, is one of the biggest markets for mobile phone manufacturing. Android may rule 90% of the indian smartphone market today, but the firm that introduced indians to the operating system a decade ago has. The indian smartphone market continues to be ruled by chinese companies, led by xiaomi which continues to be at the top for second straight.
After a wobble in q2 2017, india's smartphone market recovered quickly, with shipments growing 23% year on year in q3 2017 to reach just. India's smartphone market is currently a key battleground for a number of phone makers from china, taiwan, and south korea as the. Taiwanese manufacturer htc is calling it quits in india, according to a report by economic times several of the company's top management,. Last year more than a 1000 mobile phone handsets were launched in india, with the vast majority of them costing as little as $50 (£35. The brand's biggest competitor has been xiaomi, especially in the indian market, where it has taken over the budget smartphone segment.
The unprecedented demand for smartphones in india has made it the second largest smartphone market in the world the latest forecast by. Smartphone shipments grew 20 per cent to 335 million units in the june quarter 2018 compared to the year-ago period, boosted by launch of. Honor has entered the top five smartphone brands list in india for the first a dent in the indian smartphone market with its sub-brand, honor. The likes of hmd global and motorola are looking at enticing buyers using a healthy dose of nostalgia - the indian smartphone market is stiffly. The future of smartphone market in india they have turned smarter and better and with every launch we can witness a new technological.
India is one of the most prominent markets for mobile phones, surpassing the united states and second only to china while the introduction of. India has overtaken the united states to become the second-largest smartphone market in the world, trailing china, according to independent. The report further stated that india's overall mobile phone shipments strong in india, capturing 54% smartphone market share in cy 2017 up. With more and more indians aiming to own high-end smartphones, the pre- owned smartphone market is booming and on the online trading.
Here's apple's plan to keep from losing the world's fastest-growing smartphone market samsung, xiaomi, and other rivals are stomping the. Global smartphone makers, like apple and samsung, are increasing looking to india for growth and the indian government is flexing its. India is a major growth market for smartphones india is currently the second- largest smartphone market in terms of shipments after china, and. Samsung continued to be on the second spot, followed by vivo and oppo with 239%, 126 and 76% market share, respectively.