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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. In ...and more »

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 »

China's Vivo, Xiaomi, Lenovo and Oppo dominate fast-growing smartphone market in India - South China Morning Post

The Chinese mobile phone juggernaut capped its rapid ascent in India last year by capturing close to a 50 per cent share of the world's second-largest smartphone market in the fourth quarter. Vivo, Xiaomi, Lenovo Group and Oppo Electronics dominated ...and more »

India's smartphone user base topped 300 million in 2016 -

KOLKATA: India's smartphone user base topped 300 million in 2016 with the market growing by 18% led by the Chinese brands such as Vivo, Oppo, Lenovo and Xiaomi, says a latest study by Counterpoint's Research. This is as compared to the global ...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 »

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

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 3% worldwide. As both local and foreign brands vie for a piece ...and more »

Apple finally picks up pace in the world's fastest growing smartphone market - 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 »

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 competition ...and more »

Chinese Smartphone Brands Rout Indian brands; Smartphone Userbase Crosses 300M in 2016: Report - (blog)

Two years back, no one had estimated the growth of smartphones in India to be so rapid. The industry grew so fast that now we have twenty alternatives in one small segment, and more and more companies are coming up. As the Chinese smartphone players ...and more »