Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi continues to top the smartphone sellers chart in the country, as per Counterpoint’s reports. In a research report published by Counterpoint, Xiaomi has a market share of 27% taking it ahead of Samsung which controls 22% of the market share in Indian smartphone shipments during Q4 of 2018. Xiaomi also reportedly secured the top position for CY 2018 with a market share of 28% while Samsung was able to take 24% of the market share during the same period. Additionally, India’s overall smartphone shipment figure grew by 10% percent during the same period. Interestingly enough, the other top smartphone players for the fourth quarter of 2018 was Vivo with 9%, Realme with 8%, and Oppo with 7% market share.
For the feature phone market, Jio occupied the top position with a whopping 38% market share for the last quarter of 2018, straight from 26% in the corresponding quarter in 2017. For CY 2018, Jio secured the top spot with a 38% market share going from 11% in 2017. Samsung, which occupied a market share of 21% for CY 2017, settled down at 12% for the year 2018.
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