Samsung and Xiaomi take up almost half the second largest smartphone market
In 2013, China became the largest smartphone market, ahead of the United States. In the last year for the first time talked about the fact that India is about to atudent USA, taking in the appropriate ranking of second place.
According to new data from Canalys, India has confidently settled on the second place. Smartphone shipments in the country in the third quarter exceeded 40 million smartphones, of which 46,5% shipped Samsung and Xiaomi.
In 2015, Samsung took only half the Indian smartphone market about a year ago, its share declined to 25%. In the third quarter of 2017, Samsung has shipped 9.4 million smartphones, 30% more than in the third quarter of 2016. The result Xiaomi 9.2 million units, and sales growth last exceeded 290%. The company reported that last month she sold more than 4 million smartphones in India. Obviously, in the fourth quarter of 2017 Xiaomi may be the most successful smartphone vendor in India.
The Indian market in the third quarter showed an increase of 23%. Samsung, Xiaomi, Vivo, Oppo and Lenovo take 75% of the market.