The smartphone market in India is growing by 10% in the last year, and Xiaomi’s rise to the throne

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3

The institution Canalys specialized in market research unveiled today its report on the status of the smart phone market in India through 2018, there are many things interesting.

First, the smart phone shipments grew in the country by 10 percent compared with the year 2017, which is one of the markets of the six which recorded growth in shipments among the markets the first 20 in the world. In terms of figures, it has been sold 12 million additional units in India last year compared with the year 2017.

Seized company Xiaomi on the throne, they succeeded in selling 41 million smartphones in India by the year 2018, making it get market share of 29.9 percent. As a result, it fell Samsung to second place after its sales have declined to 35.4 million units, market share to 25.8 percent. For the rest of the companies that are part of the list of the five companies first in India, they include the Vivo and Oppo, and Micromax, respectively. Thus, this means that Huawei and Apple are still stuck in the category of ” other businesses“, a Category made up of dozens of companies, which managed to achieve sales of less in India during the last year.

However, there are some things that should be taken into consideration such as the fact that sales of the Realme not included in sales for Oppo, which seem confusing but given that the Realme insists that it should be considered a separate company, it would seem that her desire to achieve now.

It is interesting to find that India has become the largest market of Xiaomi company in the world. In the last quarter of 2018, the company shipped 9.4 million smartphones to China, and 10 million smart phone to India. And speaking of the fourth quarter, if we look at the sales figures in those three months only, the Huawei will appear in the fifth place, it has grown its sales dramatically in this period by about four times compared with the same period of the year 2017, but must take into account that in this case the collection of sales Honor with sales of the parent company, Huawei.

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