Vivo has shipped extra smartphones than Samsung within the first quarter of 2020, as per market analysis agency Canalys. With this, the Chinese language smartphone producer climbed to the second spot for the primary time with a market share of 19.9 p.c, whereas Samsung is now in third place with a market share of practically 18.9 p.c. The highest spot is retained by Xiaomi which shipped roughly 10.three million smartphones (with a market share of 30.6 p.c) within the first quarter of 2020. In the meantime, India’s general smartphone shipments have been up by practically 12 p.c year-on-year on this quarter, regardless of the affect of a nationwide lockdown as a result of novel coronavirus within the ultimate week of March.
The information was introduced by Canalys, which in a report additionally introduced the year-on-year information. In keeping with the report, the highest 5 smartphone producers when it comes to cargo in India within the earlier quarter have been Xiaomi, Vivo, Samsung, Realme, and Oppo.
As per the to the report, Xiaomi shipped practically 10.three million smartphones within the Q1 2020 towards the 9.5 million models in the identical quarter final yr. Regardless of the marginal progress (8.Four p.c) in shipments, Xiaomi’s market share fell from 31.Four p.c in Q1 2019 to 30.6 p.c in Q1 2020.
The large winner on this quarter is Vivo whose smartphone shipments within the first quarter of 2020 grew 48.9 p.c from 4.5 million in the identical quarter final yr to six.7 million. Furthermore, within the first quarter of 2020, Vivo had a market share of 19.9 p.c. Talking extra on Vivo’s newest feat, Canalys Analyst Madhumita Chaudhary mentioned that the expansion in shipments is essentially attributed to the “deliberate stockpiles forward of the high-profile Indian Premier League (IPL).” The corporate is IPL’s title sponsor until 2022. Chaudhary cautioned that as IPL is postponed as a result of coronavirus lockdown, “Vivo will battle to see a fast sell-through when the lockdown lifts.”
Samsung shipped 6.three million smartphones in India in Q1 2020, Canalys mentioned, down 13.7 p.c from 7.three million smartphones in the identical quarter final yr. Proper after the Samsung, Realme and Oppo secured the fourth and the fifth spot, respectively. In keeping with the report, Realme’s year-on-year cargo grew by practically 200 p.c (to three.9 million smartphones) whereas Oppo’s year-on-year cargo rose by 22.Four p.c (to three.5 million smartphones).