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Q2’21: India Smartphone Market Slows Amidst Pandemic’s Second Wave

by Rajeev Nair | Jul 29, 2021

India smartphone market declined by -15% sequentially in Q2 2021. The world’s second largest smartphone market however did grow annually. This being more on account of the corresponding quarter of 2020 being the weakest, from COVID impact. You can find the detailed analysis and estimates here from our Smartphone Country Share Tracker (SCST) Service.

Xiaomi, Samsung and Vivo were the top three vendors in the quarter by shipments. Both the Tier 1 and Tier 2 Chinese vendors continue to surge in the India market, despite the challenges posed by COVID’s second wave. They better managed both the manufacturing and distribution leveraging their learnings over the year managing the pandemic.

What does it mean for the business end of H2 2021 half in India?

Which vendors are likely to fare well in a year challenged by the pandemic?

What does Reliance-Jio’s re-entry s into the smartphone segment signify for the market?

How is the handset manufacturing / PLI schemes likely to shape up in the near term?

Key trends to watch out for the world’s second largest smartphone market?




           India SP market Q2 2021

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