Samsung Led Flagship Smartphone Section in India in Q1 With 49.2 % Share: GfK
Defying the competitors from Chinese language gamers, Samsung has grow to be the chief within the Indian flagship smartphone market, garnering 49.2 % share within the first quarter of 2018, the German analysis agency GfK revealed on Thursday.
Within the full monetary yr (April 2017-March 2018), Samsung registered 55.2 % market share within the Rs. 40,000-and-above value section, stated GfK that experiences ultimate consumption of the gadgets and never solely shipments.
In March alone, the South Korean big registered an enormous 58 % market share within the flagship section, driving on the success of Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ smartphones that have been accessible on the market in India from March 16.
“These are thrilling occasions for Samsung in India. Within the flagship section, we’re the clear chief. The credit score goes to our steady effort in direction of turning our platforms consumer-friendly with an intention to offer them higher worth proposition,” Aditya Babbar, Common Supervisor, Cell Enterprise, Samsung India, advised IANS.
“Our flagship gadgets like Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+, Galaxy S8, and Galaxy Note 8 have been very profitable. The credit score goes to the sort of distinctive applied sciences these gadgets have – together with thrilling gives for customers – which have pushed the gross sales for us,” Babbar added.
Galaxy S9 collection promotions have been sturdy each in offline and on-line channels in India.
With an intention to make a dent available in the market share of Chinese language manufacturers within the Rs. 30,000-40,000 section, Samsung India lately additionally launched Galaxy A8+ smartphone with flagship options for Rs. 32,990.