Nokia is at No. 1 position in Indian mobile market, says a report of PTI based on a study conducted by CyberMedia Research study. According to this study, Nokia’s mobile phone shipments toIndiawere 183.4 million units in 2011, up 10% compared to 166.5 million units a year ago, making it No. 1 mobile phone seller inIndia.
Nokia’s smartphone segment grew with shipments of 11.2 million units in 2011, compared to 6 million units in 2010, a growth of 87%.
Nokia has captured 31 per cent share of the overall Indian mobile phone market. Samsung with 15 per cent share and Micromax with 5 per cent share in terms of unit shipments during 2011, were able to get No. 2 and No. 3 spots respectively.
Nokia has also captured the 38 per cent share of the smartphones market inIndia. Samsung follows Nokia with 28 per cent share. RIM, with a 15 per cent share, is at No. 3 spot in smartphone segment.
“In 2012, the proportion of smartphones with extended features like NFC and 3D gaming is likely to increase,” said CyberMedia Research Lead Telecoms Analyst Naveen Mishra. “It will be interesting to see how Microsoft and Nokia take their partnership to the next level with a new range of smart devices based on the Windows 7.5 Mango OS platform,” he added.
In multi-SIM segment, Nokia has displaced GFive to attain the topmost position. Samsung and Micromax are at second and third position in this segment.