Smartphone shipments grew 24.8 percent to 24.41 million units during the April-June period, with Korean handset maker Samsung continuing to hold the numero uno position in the Indian market, research firm CyberMedia Research (CMR) said in a statement.
Smartphone shipments to Middle East and Africa are set to reach 155 million units in 2015 after increasing 66 per cent year-on-year during the first quarter to cross 36 million units, according to latest figures.
Unit sales of mobile handsets in the Indian market declined by 15 percent during January-March 2015 even as Samsung continued to dominate the market, a study from a market researcher said on Wednesday.
South Korean handset maker Samsung continued to retain its top position in the Indian smartphone market in the fourth quarter (October-December) of 2014, a report by International Data Corporation (IDC) said Tuesday.
China had 649 million internet users by the end of 2014, with 557 million of those using handsets to go online, said a government report on Tuesday, as the world`s biggest smartphone market continues its shift to mobile.