During the same September-October, Xiaomi's and Samsung's shipments grew by 10-12 percent each.
Shipment of AI-enabled camera smartphones is set to grow significantly in the coming years.
Xiaomi continued to be the number one smartphone vendor in the online smartphone market with 55.6 percent
Apple will achieve this feat irrespective of its "Make in India" strategy with the average level of three million shipments it does in a year
Reliance LYF topped India's overall mobile handset leaderboard in January 2018 with 27 percent share
Feature phone handset brand shipments had a market share of 72 percent, while smartphone shipments ended with 28 percent.
In Micro SD segment as well, SanDisk remained the top contributor with 38 percent market share .
To overcome the demonetisation impact, smartphone players with huge online presence started offering EMI and easy payment options to keep the sales going.
According to industry analysts, the waiting period for iPhone X is going to be at least five-seven weeks for those who didn't book in the first slot.
Media reports claimed Reliance Jio had stopped JioPhone's production and was planning to bring out an Android-based phone.
The JioFi dongle part of the offer is the M2S model which allows up to 10 devices to be connected simultaneously, packing a 2300 mAh battery.
Smartphone manufacturers Lava and Karbonn are in talks with Airtel for mass-producing the smartphone.
With a surge in 4G adoption in the country, Reliance Jio has replaced Huawei as the most favoured 4G/LTE data card vendor (in terms of market share/unit shipments) in the second half of the financial year 2016-2017.
Even though the number of internet users in India is expected to reach 420 million by June, there is still a lack of awareness about passwords among the masses.
The Indian market is estimated to ship 270 million mobile phones in 2017, of which 130 million (48 percent) will be smartphones, Gurgaon-based market research firm CyberMedia Research (CMR) said on Wednesday.
Indian mobile handsets shipments are set to reach 265 million by the year end, of which 116 million will be smartphones, a new report revealed on Monday.
With content and video consumption set to grow with 4G, over 18.2 million 4G devices were shipped in the second quarter of 2016 as against 15.4 million in the first quarter this year
The high-end smartphone market is expected to grow 19 percent in 2016 from 15 percent in the previous year as more and more customers are upgrading to premium devices from top brands like Samsung, Apple and OnePlus, a report said on Thursday.
When Facebook-owned mobile messaging service WhatsApp announced to turn on end-to-end encryption for its over one billion monthly active users last month, CEO Mark Zuckerberg hailed this as an "important milestone for the WhatsApp community.
Total LTE devices shipped to India reached 2.2 million units during the first quarter this year, with 4G smartphones accounting for 97 per cent of these shipments, research firm CyberMedia Research said.
Tablet PC shipments in India declined by 13.9% to 1.03 million units in the January-March quarter of 2015, impacted by lack of “differentiated” products in the market, says a report.