Samsung For a long time, India has dominated the Indian smartphone market, but the impact of more affordable phones from Chinese competitors has posed a serious challenge. In the company's latest setback, Vivo has surpassed Samsung to become India's second largest smartphone manufacturer.
According to Canalys ’latest market report, after selling 6.7 million mobile phones in the first quarter of 2020, Vivo ’s market share was 19.9%, while Samsung ’s market share in India is now 18.9%. It is worth noting that vivo's annual shipments increased by 48.9%, while Samsung's fell by 13.7% over the same period.
OPPO Derivative brand Realme Become the biggest winner because it saw a 200% year-on-year increase in shipments and is currently ranked fourth after Samsung. However, for all brands, the situation will become difficult, because analysts predict that due to the continued pandemic, sales will drop sharply in the next quarter.