A snapshot of how much Indians spend on buying Chinese smartphones
The disclosure by Oppo Mobiles India, the flagship entity of China’s BBK Group in India, also said sales slowed down and profit took a hit due to the lockdown during the first two quarters of the current financial year.
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Google to bring latest Pixel 4a smartphone to Indian market in October
The company will, however, not bring its new 5G-enabled Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a (5G) to India and Singapore markets.
Premium smartphone sales in India drop 32% in June 2020 quarter: Report
Counterpoint Research, in a report, said the nationwide lockdown of almost 40 days led to almost zero shipments in April that contributed to the decline. "Still, it was one of the least affected segments and reached its highest ever share in the overall India smartphone market, contributing more than 4 per cent in total smartphone shipments," it added.
Honor forays into India PC market; to expand smartphone portfolio
"We are committed to bring new products and manufacture here in India. For laptops, we are just launching our first product in India and we would definitely like to see the response from consumers," Honor India President Charles Peng said.
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With consumer economy in tatters, Samsung faces a Darwinian moment in its biggest business
As the only smartphone brand with a strong presence in each major region, Samsung’s ability to stem the slide will depend on its ability to quickly shift its marketing and distribution focus. Rivals have less room to manoeuvre: Apple gets two-thirds of its revenue from Europe and the Americas, while Huawei is king of Asia and developing Europe.
Eye phone or a smart idea for smartphone companies, may be the next market disruptor
Billions need eyeglasses or contact lenses. Make screens that can adapt to individual vision specs. Rewards will be huge for firms. And super premium pricing is no issue because, as we noted, older people who have vision problems are also typically those who have more purchasing power.
Chinese smartphone brands' market share in India slips: Counterpoint Research
Chinese smartphone brands saw their market share in India fall to 72 per cent in June quarter from 81 per cent in the preceding three months due to COVID-19 supply chain disruption and growing anti-China sentiment.
Chinese phone companies see 10% YoY market share gain, overall share came down (quarter-on-quarter) to 72%
The Chinese brands have been facing consumer wrath on social media platforms as tensions between India and China had escalated in the past few months, leading many to believe that their strong grip on India may get challenged.
Share of Chinese brands slips to 72% in the quarter ending June, says Counterpoint Research
The fall in market share came on the back of a big decline in smartphone shipments during the quarter, which fell 51% year-on-year to just over 18 million units.
Competition in under Rs 10,000 smartphone segment hots up as Covid limits purse strings
Major brands including Samsung - first around Rs5K device launch in years - and Realme, with the expansion of its low ranger portfolio, are joining the likes of Xiaomi and HMD-Nokia to capitalize on the opportunity in the below Rs 10,000 price band.
Jio to develop an entry-level affordable smartphone in partnership with Google
Speaking during the 43rd AGM, the RIL chairman said that the duo will find areas to collaborate in the technology ecosystem.