India received a lot of Smartphones in the year 2017. The Chinese smartphones had an edge over the other smartphones in India. These smartphones captured over 54 percent of the market share which has significantly grown when compared to 2016’s 36 percent. A recent report by Counterpoint Research suggests that Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 was the most selling smartphone in India in 2017.
Tarun Pathak, associate director at Counterpoint Research, said in a statement, “Xiaomi ended CY 2017 in India on a very strong note. Not only the brand grew 259% YoY but also saw three of its models within the top five bestselling smartphone list of CY2017. Samsung had the most number of models in the top 10 selling list of CY2017 leveraging its advantage of a strong presence across all the price bands.”
“Online sales and promotions remained strong even after Diwali till the end of December 2017 as some of the brands were clearing their inventory. However, new launches by brands like OnePlus, Nokia HMD, Huawei, Micromax, Xiaomi drove shipments. Over 60 new smartphone models were launched after Diwali alone,” the Counterpoint Research report said.
Which were the top 10 selling smartphones in India in 2017?
When looking at the list of top 5 Selling Smartphones list, it clearly shows how Xiaomi dominated the market. The company has three phones on the top 5 list. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is on the top followed by the Redmi 4 while the Redmi 4A sits at the fifth position. The third and fourth positions are occupied by the Samsung Galaxy J2 and Oppo A37 respectively.
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Moving on further, Samsung’s Galaxy J7 Nxt and Galaxy J7 Prime secured sixth and seventh position followed by the Galaxy J2 (2016) at eighth position. The Vivo Y55L and Y53 also managed to get into the top-selling smartphones list at the ninth and tenth position.
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