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Apple shipped 2.5M iPhones in India in 2016 -

Apple set a record for biggest amount of sold iPhones in India for 2016 with 2.5 million units, according to Counterpoint research data. In Q4 the company sold 62% of all the “premium” devices in India with price over $450 thanks to the iPhone 7 launch.and more »

Number of smartphone users crosses 300 million in India as shipments grew 18 percent - Tech2

The smartphone user base in India - with Chinese brands dominating the market - crossed 300 million as shipments grew 18 percent annually in 2016 compared to the global smartphone market which grew only three percent, a new report said on Tuesday.and more »

Samsung and Chinese brands utterly dominated India's smartphone market in Q4 2016 - TechCrunch

India is in the midst of a revolution: the Chinese smartphone revolution. For the first time on record, there were no Indian companies ranked among the top five smartphone sellers in the country during the most recent quarter of business. Samsung and a ...and more »

Despite Modi's “Make In India” initiative, most Indians have Chinese cellphones - Quartz

Indian smartphone makers are getting beat on their home turf. India is currently the world's fastest-growing smartphone market: Smartphone shipments there increased 18% last year over 2015, according to data from Counterpoint Research, compared with ...and more »

India smartphone market slips 18% in Q4 as Chinese brands dominate - The Indian Express

India's smartphone market saw a 17.8 per cent decline in sales at 28.9 million units during October-December 2016 compared with the previous quarter, research firm Counterpoint said today. However, sales rose by 14.22 per cent from 25.3 million units, ...and more »

Tim Cook's bet on this country is finally paying off for Apple - Mashable

Apple CEO Tim Cook's desperate bet to make India its next big market is starting to pay off. SEE ALSO: Apple's 13-year winning streak ends now. Last year was Apple's best year in India. The company shipped about 2.5 million iPhones in the country, ...and more »

With 83 Million Smartphones Made In India in 2016, 'Make In India' Makes Headway - Huffington Post India

The number of smartphone users in India crossed the 300 million mark in 2016, making it the largest smartphone market in the world. The number of users grew by 16 percent year on year, and India surpassed the US in terms of total number of smartphone ...and more »

Has demonetisation helped Apple gain market share in India -

NEW DELHI: Demonetisation has been a boon for a slowing premium smartphone market and Apple in the October-December quarter, which saw the iconic smartphone maker top the price segment and post its highest sales in a calendar year. The curb on ...and more »

Chinese Smartphones Ruling The India Market: Research -

The Indian mobile handset companies have been severely hampered following Indian government's decision to demonetize Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 banknotes in the quarter that ended in December. Home-grown smartphone makers were also facing tough ...and more »

China Phonemakers Are Taking Over World's Fastest-Growing Market - Bloomberg

Chinese smartphone brands led by Vivo have muscled out local rivals in India with increasingly stylish yet affordable devices, challenging Samsung Electronics Co. for supremacy in the world's fastest-growing major phone market. Chinese labels occupied ...and more »