India Surpasses Japan to become the World’s Third Largest Smartphone Market; Samsung leads, followed by Micromax

Smartphone sale is booming in India and an increasing number of people are getting hooked to them, demanding seamless connectivity anytime, anywhere. Looking at the recent trends in Q2 2013, India stood out as the world’s third largest smartphone market with total smartphone shipments at 9 million. According to the report by Canalys, Samsung took over a third of the Indian smartphone market in Q2 2013, followed by local vendor Micromax at 22%. Other vendors that made to the top 5 include – Karbonn, Sony and Nokia.

Smartphone Market In India Sales Figure

Globally, 238.1 million smartphones were shipped in Q2, registering 50% year-on-year increase with Samsung and Apple maintaining the first and second place respectively. Platform-wise, Android grew the fastest during the quarter and powered 180%, of the smart phones shipped in Q2. Apple’s iOS share fell to 13% while Microsoft’s Windows Phone and Blackberry’s shipments grew by 54% and 15% respectively.
However, for Symbian, Q2 2013 brought a bad news as its shipments slipped under the million mark for the first time since Q1 2003.

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[…] capturing 31.5 per cent of the overall market share. The finding is similar to the recent report by Canalys, according to which Samsung took over a third of the Indian smartphone market in Q2 2013 leaving […]

raghab singh
August 8, 2013 12:33 pm 12:33 PM

Currently i am using Micromax A210 and i am completely satisfied with this phone. It functions is very user friendly and it ‘s services is good. even price was 16990/- when i purchased with specification 1.2 GHz quad core, 5″ display.

SS
August 8, 2013 12:15 pm 12:15 PM

Hey S Sudhakar

Pls take a note that Lumia 520, 620 etc all have a microSD card slot and all phones of Windows 7 and 7.5 are have FM radio. Windows phone 8 will get this feature as an update soon.

And regarding java, none of the popular OS including android and iOS supports java.

S.Sudhakar
August 8, 2013 10:40 pm 10:40 PM

Android is based on JAVA o/s. Check the specifications of all JAVA phones in gsmarena.com .

SS
August 9, 2013 12:25 am 12:25 AM

Hey

Java on android is supported via emulator and android has NO native support for java.

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