IDC's India Quarterly Mobile Handsets Tracker 2Q 2010 Is Out With Some Interesting Trends

According to market intelligence and advisory firm IDC’s India Quarterly Mobile Handsets Tracker, 2Q 2010, September 2010 release, shipments of mobile handsets in India grew by 6.3% quarter-on-quarter (2Q 2010 over 1Q 2010) to touch an all time high of 38.63 million units in a single quarter.

The study found that Dual- and Triple-SIM card slot phones have grown to touch as much as 38.5% of the total India Mobile Handset shipments, from less than 1% in 2Q 2009 (April-June 2009 quarter).

This influx of new brands led to a spurt in overall market and saw ‘emerging vendors’ corner as much as 33.2% of total India mobile handset shipments in 2Q 2010. The Finnish handset maker Nokia retained its No.1 spot with a market share of 36.3% in terms of units shipped. The Korean electronic giant Samsung retained the No. 2 position, while Chinese brand G’Five emerged as the No. 3 player.


Published Date: Sep 28, 2010 11:02 am | Updated Date: Sep 28, 2010 11:02 am