Top 10 Mobile Companies In India 2016
Founded back in 1969 as Samsung Electric Industries, Suwon, South Korea-headquartered Samsung Electronics today makes everything from televisions to semiconductors. It released its first Android smartphone in 2009, and can be credited with the launch of the first Android tablet back in 2010. Samsung holds 29% of market share in India. J series samsung phones hit the market and were sold in large amount. Moreover, these J series phones were budget phones with good features. Samsung also released its flagship S7 powered by 1.6GHz octa-core and it comes with 4GB of RAM.
The second leader is Micromax, an Indian consumer electronic company that sells a wide range of smartphones and partnered with key Bollywood celebrities early on to gain traction. Micromax has 17% share in market. Due to attractive prices and good features it will remain on second position. Micromax’s Cyanogen based online only brand ‘Yu’ is growing steadily. Micromax launched Flagship phone Yu Yutopia which remained in news.
Iphone 6s was much awaiting phone after release of Iphone 6. Though only small changes were made in 6s but still it was popular among people demanding high budget phone. However, market share of Iphone was 1.95% this year but still demand of Iphone is increasing day by day due to its brand value.
Xiaomi has becoming very popular among youngsters. According to Xiaomi, it has sold over 22 milion Redmi Note 3 devices in India. Another Flagship phone introduced by Xiaomi were Mi 5 and Mi Max. Pros for buying Xiaomi devices are its battery life and performance. Xiaomi devices also comes with custom ROM MIUI. In coming years Xiaomi is going to become major seller of smartphones in India.
Intex Technologies, founded in 1996, is an Indian smartphone, consumer durable and IT Accessories manufacturer. It is on fifth place in our list. Due to affordable prices and durable quality, more and consumers are getting attracted towards this brand. Moreover Intex is providing service centres in all major cities which is giving tough competition to other brands also. Company mainly sell low budget phones only. Intex has a market share of 11%.
Lava is an Indian mobile handset company established in the year 2003 as Pacetelation Communications which later renamed as Lava in 2009. Lava announced flagship phone Lava V5 4G which comes with a 13MP Samsung ISOCELL image sensor. The image sensor is made up of 5 element Largan lens with Blue Glass filter and has a wider aperture of F2.0 and dual LED flash. Lava holds fourth place in Indian market with 9 percent market share.
As of September 2015, Lenovo is in the process of rebranding most its phones using the Motorola brandname. Lenovo bought Motorola last year and after that many phones were launched which hit the market due to there flagship features. Lenovo k3 note and Lenovo k4 note became very popular on eCommerce sites. A tough competition is given to other brands by Lenovo this year.
You may be surprised to see LYF in this list. LYF is Indian Mobile Company which is operated along with parent company Reliance Jio . LYF became fifth largest smartphone player and second largest LTE phone supplier in India. LYF was established in the year 2015 by the telecom operator, Jio. LYF smartphones are manufactured by Chinese handset maker ZTE Corporation. LYF earth-1 became first flagship phone of LYF powered by 1.5GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor and it comes with 3GB of RAM.
OnePlus is a Chinese smartphone manufacturer founded in December 2013. OnePlus only target flagships with high end features with affordable mid range price. After OnePlus 1, Company released series of phones with different specifications like OnePlus 2, OnePlus X. Recently company has released OnePlus 3 having highest anututu bench mark score.
OPPO Electronics Corp. is a Chinese electronics manufacturer entered in mobile phone market in 2008. Oppo released both low budget as well as mid budget phones in market. Oppo released F1 phone as its latest flagship in mid budget segment. It has a 5.5-inch screen, the MediaTek Helio P10 processor, 4GB of RAM, and 64GB of internal storage space.
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