Smartphone sales: 5G smartphone sales up 163 percent in India, Samsung tops but Chinese phones dominate elsewhere
Smartphone sales: In the April-June period, 5G shipments in India registered a growth of 163 percent (Y-o-Y). Samsung is at the top with 28% market share. After this, Vivo is at number two with 15 percent market share. This information has been given in a report released today on Thursday. According to Cyber Media Research (CMR)’s ‘India Mobile Handset Market’ report, one out of every three smartphones shipped in the second quarter of 2022 was a 5G enabled smartphone as shipments grew by 7 percent (quarter-on-quarter) . ,
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5G smartphone shipments in the 7,000-24,999 range grew by over 160 percent, while overall smartphone shipments in this segment grew by 12 percent. Affordable smartphone shipments (under Rs 7,000) declined 61 per cent year-on-year.
Apart from the smartphone market leader , Chinese smartphones occupy the rest positions
The report said that premium smartphones (Rs 25,000 to Rs 50,000) and super premium smartphones (Rs 50,000 to Rs 1,00,000) grew 80 per cent and 96 per cent, respectively. Barring the smartphone market leader, most of the major Chinese smartphone brands in the top five smartphone leaderboards posted decent growth during the quarter.
Know how much share of Chinese smartphones
Xiaomi (20 percent), Samsung (18 percent) and Realme (16 percent) occupied the top three spots on the smartphone leaderboard in the second quarter, followed by Vivo (15 percent) and Oppo (10 percent).
Apple tops the super-premium segment
Apple tops the super-premium (Rs 50,000-1,00,000) segment with a market share of 78 percent. The iPhone 12 and iPhone 13 series contributed to iPhone shipments during the quarter.
What do experts say
Maneka Kumari, Analyst, Industry Intelligence Group, CMR, said that with the completion of the 5G auction and the expected roll-out of 5G services in India, 5G smartphone shipments will pick up. “We expect supply to be better in the second half of 2022 from the festive season,” said Amit Sharma, IIG Analyst, CMR.