Panasonic aims to capture 8% smartphone mkt share in India

Panasonic aims to capture 8% smartphone mkt share in India New Delhi: Electronics product company Panasonic Thursday said it is aiming to capture 8 percent market share in the country's smartphone segment within a year.

"We expect to capture 8 percent smartphone market share in India within a year," Panasonic India, Managing Director Manish Sharma told reporters here.

The company Thursday made launched its first quad core eanbled smartphone Panasonic P51 for Rs 26,900 built on Android latest platform, Jelly Bean. This is among few high-end models that hava dual SIM slot.

The phone has 8 megapixel primary camera with a flash and a 1.3 MP front camera.

Panasonic will also expand its smartphone range.

"The smart-phone series will come power-packed with features and will cater to the consumers across the spectrum- from mid-tier to the premium class," Sharma said.

This phone will be available across national retail chain stores, multi-brand outlets and distributors across India from May onwards.

PTI