Xiaomi set a new record in the country with sales of 5.5 million smartphones in October. According to the latest report by Internations Data Corporation (IDC), Xiaomi became the largest phone selling company in the Indian smartphone market. The Chinese company captured a market share of 24.8 percent and gained 38.1 percent over the previous year. While staying behind xiaomi
Samsung captured 20.6 percent market share. Overall, the Indian smartphone market saw a 42 per cent growth over the previous year and a total of 21 million units were shipped.
IDC released the Indian Monthly Smartphone Tracker which shows that Xiaomi shipped 5.5 million units in October this year and captured 24.8 percent market share. In the same month last year, the company shipped 3.9 million units and captured 24.7 percent market share. In terms of growth, Xiaomi achieved 38.1 percent growth in October this year compared to the previous year. At the same time, Samsung was second with 20.6 percent market share. The company shipped a total of 4.5 million units. This is 42.2 percent more than last year.