Smartphone shipments in India declined 16 per cent year-on-year in the January-March quarter to 31 million units, market research firm IDC said on Thursday. Realme and Xiaomi shipments recorded the highest decline during the quarter.
India’s smartphone market is expected to see flat growth in 2023, the IDC report said.
“31 million smartphones were shipped in India during the first quarter of 2023, a decline of 16 per cent YoY, and the lowest first-quarter shipments in four years,” International Data Corporation’s (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker report said.
Despite a dip of 11.4 per cent in shipment, Samsung led the market with a 20.1 per cent market share, followed by Vivo with 17.7 per cent.
Oppo was the only brand that recorded growth in shipment during the quarter. It recorded a market share of 17.6 per cent.