Gurgaon (Haryana): The average price of a mobile phone sold in India is Rs. 10,764 and the median price is Rs. 7,180, iShopper Mobile Trends Report has revealed.
According to the report, 28 percent of the phones fall in the price range of Rs. 2,000 to Rs. 5,000.
The trends report also shows the split up of phones based on brand and operating system.
While Samsung has the highest number of phones in the database (19 percent), Android is the most widely used operating system with 31 percent of the Indian market share.
According to the report, 36 percent of the 538 mobiles listed on iShopper are dual sim phones.
Also, 81 percent of the phones have the bar form factor, the report said.
The report showed a whopping 58 percent of the phones sold are now touchscreen phones.
Windows OS has so far managed to get only a 4 percent of the handset volume share.
The most popular mobile on iShopper.com continues to be the Samsung Galaxy Y, the attractively priced smartphone from Samsung, running the android operating system.
Vivek Pahwa, Director, Accentium Web said that ‘the cool thing about this report is that it auto updates every time prices and/or the database is updated.’
“We continue to add new phones to our database, and the prices also change as market prices for the phones change online. While calculating average prices, we use the lowest available price for a phone in the market. We have many exciting and interesting features in development for our users, especially around choosing the perfect mobile phone,” Pahwa added.
First Published: Tuesday, November 27, 2012, 18:06