The Indian smartphone market continues to develop with a reported 37.1 million shipments in the first three months of 2021 according to analyst agency Canalys. The determine represents an 11% soar compared to the same period last three hundred and sixty five days with all main gamers recording increased gross sales.
Xiaomi once again stood at the pinnacle with 10.5 million smartphone shipments and a 28% market allotment. Samsung got here in 2d with 7 million shipments and a 19% market allotment intently adopted by vivo with its 6.7 million shipments capturing 18% of the overall market. Oppo brought in 4.7 million shipments as properly because the very best attainable annual increase of all firms at 35% whereas Realme rounded out the pinnacle-5 standings with its 4.3 million gross sales.
|Seller||Q1 2021 shipments (million)||Q1 2021 Market allotment||Q1 2020 shipments (million)||Q1 2020 Market allotment||Annual increase|
|Inform: percentages may presumably well no longer add up to 100% resulting from rounding | Offer: Canalys estimates (sell-in shipments), Smartphone Prognosis, April 2021|
Canalys describes favorable factors of far off training and work which prompted the next interrogate for smartphones. Looking against Q2, predictions are far less favorable given the ongoing COVID wave sweeping thru India as properly because the chipset shortage and weakening Indian rupee.
The INR 15,000 ($200) smartphone section is anticipated to be the main sufferer according to Canalys analyst Varun Kannan.