Xiaomi is still in the lead when it comes to smartphone sales in India. However, Samsung has slipped in the sales rankings with Vivo moving into second place
Samsung, Apple, Huawei, Oppo, Vivo lead the growth for smartphone shipments in first quarter of 2017 which grew 4.3% in Q1. IDC says a total of 347.4 million smartphones worldwide were shipped.
Global sales of smartphones to end users totaled 366.2 million units in the second quarter of 2017, a 6.7 percent increase over the second quarter of 2016, according to Gartner
Smartphone majors Samsung, Apple, Huawei, Oppo, Vivo lead the growth for smartphone shipments in first quarter of 2017 which grew by 4.3%.
Worldwide smartphone shipments grew 4.3% in first quarter of 2017, which was slightly higher than previous forecast of 3.6% growth, said research firm IDC.
Chinese smartphone maker Vivo has launched its premium Vivo V5s smartphone in India. Priced at ₹18,990, the Vivo V5s will be available from 6th May 2017 onwards at a store and online on Flipkart.com.
Priced at Rs 14,990, Vivo Y66 comes with a 2.5D curved glass, metallic radiance back cover and sleek unibody design. The phone has a 13MP rear camera and a 16MP front camera with moonlight glow
Apple has finally halted the dream run of Xiaomi in China, the largest smartphone market in the world, edging the Chinese phone giant from the fourth slot by shipping nearly 45 million iPhones to the Communist nation, a report by market research firm IDC said.