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India smartphone market sees double-digit growth in 2015

Friday 29 January 2016 | 11:45 CET | News
India's smartphone market registered a double-digit growth in shipments year-on-year in 2015. Samsung led the market, with its devices accounting for around a quarter of the Indian smartphone market. Micromax ranked second, with annual shipments declining by 20 percent, primarily due to inventory build-up in its distribution network, according to Canalys. Lenovo and Motorola's combined shipments amounted to nearly 3 million units, up almost 60 percent year-on-year, moving them past Intex to take third place in the market. The report also shows that, along with Micromax, local players Intex,

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Lenovo / Micromax / Motorola / Samsung
Countries: India
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