Smartphone giant Samsung has once again claimed top spot in India smatphone market. The market share of smartphone market grew rapidly in 2015. In the year, Samsung held 23.3 per cent to touch 100 million units during 2015, compared to 81.1 million devices in the previous year, a report by Counterpoint Research said.
“India has inched past the US to become the second largest smartphone market in terms of active unique smartphone user base in the world with the base crossing 220 million users. This speaks volume for the scale India market provides for any player in the mobile connected ecosystem,” Counterpoint Research Senior Analyst Tarun Pathak said.
It is believed that, strong adoption of 4G LTE devices, smartphone shipments grew 15 per cent to 25.3 million units during the October-December 2015 quarter compared to 22 million units in the year-ago period,
In terms of the total market (smartphones and feature phones), Samsung again led the tally with 23.6 per cent share, followed by Micromax (13.7 per cent), Intex (13 per cent), Lava (12.6 per cent) and Lenovo (4.8 per cent).