Total Smartphone Shipments in India by Quarter

The below graph represents the total number of smartphone shipped in India during a quarter, starting from Q1 2011 to the recently completed quarter. India smartphone market grew a tepid 1.5% YoY in Q1 2020, with 32.5 million units shipped.

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The above graph represents the total smartphone shipments in India by quarter, starting from Q1 2011 to the recently completed quarter. A total of 32.5 million smartphone units were shipped in Q1 2020, registering 1.5% YoY growth. However, on a quarterly basis, India smartphone shipments declined a notable 11.9% from Q4 2019 when about 36.9 million units were shipped, according to IDC report.

The list of top five smartphone brands in India in Q1 2020 include Xiaomi, Vivo, Samsung, Realme and Oppo in terms of shipments.

RegionIndia
SourceIDC
Graph ID9
NoteIndia Calendar year starts from January 1st

One must note that India’s smartphone shipments in Q3 2019 reached an all-time high of 46.6 million units, beating its previous record of 42.6 million units established in Q3 2018, registering an impressive 9.3% YoY growth. Xiaomi continued to dominate the India smartphone market with 12.6 million units shipped. It was Q4 2017 when Xiaomi dethroned Samsung for the first time in India, in terms of smartphone shipments.

The CY Q2 2013 was the very first time when the total number of smartphones shipped in India crossed the 10 million mark. Interestingly, in just 15 months, the smartphone companies doubled its shipments to 23.3 million units.

In Q3 2016, the smartphone vendors in India shipped a whopping 32.3 million units, with over 14% YoY growth. However, the shipment figure declined to 25.8 million in the following quarter.


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