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Indian Smartphone Market Grew by 17% YoY in Q1 2018

by Rajeev Nair | Apr 27, 2018

Smartphone market in India grew by 17% annually and 2% sequentially in Q1 2018. Xiaomi, Samsung and Oppo were the top three vendors by market share, in the quarter. The detailed country report is available here from our Handset Country Share Tracker (HCST) Service.

An intensely competitive Indian market did witness further consolidation towards the top five vendors and growth of the combined Chinese vendor share in the quarter.  We expect the market to further built up momentum from here on in the next three quarters of 2018.The quarter was also witness to further decline in the smartphone penetration rates of the overall market and churn with in the top five positions.

Our extensive quarterly report contains handset and smartphone shipments and Market share by key vendors and operating systems in India, from Q1 2009 to Q1 2018. The report is a valuable tool for stakeholders wishing to track the India market; soon to be the world’s second largest by volume.

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