Xiaomi shipped 5.5 million smartphones in October, taking the high spot in the Indian smartphone market in line with newest information from analysts International Data Corporation (IDC). The Chinese firm secured 24.eight % market share, rising 38.1 % year-on-year. Samsung was behind Xiaomi with 20.6 % market share, regardless that the firm additionally noticed a extra vital year-on-year progress of 42.2 %. Overall, the Indian smartphone market grew by 42 % year-on-year in October, with 21 million models shipped.
IDC released its Indian Monthly Smartphone Tracker that exhibits Xiaomi shipped 5.5 million models in October this yr to safe 24.eight % market share. In the identical month final yr, the firm had shipped 3.9 million models with 24.7 % market share. Xiaomi noticed a 38.1 % year-on-year progress in October. In second place, Samsung accounted for 20.6 % of the market, and shipped 4.5 million models in India, to register a 42.2 % year-on-year progress.
Next on the listing of the high 5 smartphone distributors was Vivo which shipped 3.9 million models in October, in comparison with 2.9 million models shipped in the identical month final yr, rising 37.Three % year-on-year in October shipments. Realme, at quantity 4 shipped 3.zero million models registering a major 48.2 % progress — the highest amongst all the manufacturers.
Oppo got here fifth with 2.7 million models shipped for a year-on-year progress of 40.2 %. Other manufacturers account for the remaining 2.Four million models shipped.
The Indian smartphone market grew by 42 % year-on-year in October as 21 million models had been offered in whole. IDC states that this progress was resulting from the improve in on-line gross sales and pent up demand from the third quarter of this yr. The variety of models shipped in India is the highest ever for October and second highest for a single month after the 23 million models that had been shipped in September this yr.
Online platforms facilitated the majority of smartphone gross sales with 51 %, rising 53 % year-on-year. The report additionally factors out that purchases of low- to mid-range smartphones between $100 (roughly Rs. 7,400) and $200 (roughly Rs. 41,700) grew by 60 % year-on-year. Apple led the premium section in India, which grew 16 % year-on-year in October.
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