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Samsung Bounces Back! Xiaomi & Samsung Shares 30% Market Share for Q2 2018.

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The battle between Xiaomi and Samsung has been very intense and fierce in India, considering the fact that both the brands want to be on the number one spot with the help of budget and mid-range smartphone sales. In fact, Xiaomi boasted it so much since the last time they became the number one smartphone brand in India.

As per the latest report from research firm Canalys, each of these two companies has shipped a record 9.9 million smartphones in India in Q2 2018, which makes them control the 60% of the market combined, comprising of 32.6 million phone shipment in the Q2 2018. Also, the market seems to have grown overall with an increase of 200% in smartphone shipments at 32.6 million units, up from 26.8 million from Q2 2017.

Earlier, in the last two quarters, Samsung was beaten by Xiaomi but slowly the Korean smartphone maker is recovering and has seen a year-on-year growth of 47%, but Xiaomi has progressing way faster with a growth rate of 102%. As per the reports, in the Q2 2018, the market is highly dominated by Chinese smartphone makers where Xiaomi has got 30% share with 102% growth rate, Samsung is also having 30% share with a much lesser growth rate.

Up next, Vivo and Oppo have market shares of 11% and 10%, where Vivo has maintained a good growth rate of 32% by shipping 3.6 million phones. Oppo falls behind a bit, but now Oppo has a sub-brand called as ‘RealMe’ which introduced its first smartphone RealMe 1, which is a rock solid phone at a very nominal price in terms of performance. The phone has been praised by users, as well as experts and is probably selling well. So, we may see its impact on the sales of 3rd Quarter itself.

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As of now, 2.3 million units of Samsung J2 Pro were shipped whereas 3.3 million units of Xiaomi’s Redmi 5A were shipped, so clearly, Xiomi is killing the game with its ultra budget-friendly smartphones. It is impressive because the Samsung J2 Pro is priced almost 50% higher when compared to the price of Redmi 5A, and Xiaomi is exactly using the strategy of providing value for money products to capture the market.

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According to IDC, Xiaomi is #1 in India for Consecutive 4th Quarter!

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As we already know the battle between the smartphone brands especially Samsung and Xiaomi is very intense for the top spot in the Indian market, while Xiaomi tries to maintain its top spot, Samsung looks to gain back its lost spot as the biggest smartphone vendor in the Indian market.

Now According to a new report by IDC, Xiaomi maintained its number one position in Q2 of 2018 as the top smartphone vendor in India as it shipped a total of 33.5 million units and these increased number of shipments represent strong 20% a year per year growth.

Xiaomi shipments came majorly from online sales which account for more than 56% shipment while only 33% came through offline channels

The report also mentions the top 5 vendors of the second quarter of the year, while Xiaomi retains it spot for number one, which makes it fourth consecutive quarter for xiaomi to emerge as top leader with 29.7% market share followed by Samsung with 23.9, Vivo with the great performance got to 3rd with 12.6% share, Oppo at fourth with 7.6 and the 5% occupied by the home grown companies such as Inflix, itel etc.

It is to be noted that Honor, sub-brand from Huawei which climbed to the second position in the online segment with all time high of 8% share and is giving tough competition to both Xiaomi and Samsung for the top spot.

Although Samsung did manage to make up some shares in the last quarter with a year-on-year growth of 47% and with 30% share, Xiaomi has been progressing way faster with a growth rate of 107.6, while Samsung is progressing with much lesser growth rate. Vivo and Oppo have market shares of 11% and 10%, where Vivo has maintained a good growth rate of 32% by shipping 3.6 million phones. Oppo falls behind a bit.

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As the per the earlier report by another research firm Canalys which showed that both the companies shipped 9.9 million smartphones in Q2 2018, which is conflicting with this new report. Another report from Counterpoint Research also claimed that Samsung has surpassed Xiaomi in Q2 2018 to reclaim #1 spot. So we’re really not sure which of these reports are the most accurate one, but one thing is for sure, Xiaomi is here to stay and is only seeing growth in it’s sales chart.

Also, Xiaomi’s India head Manu Kumar Jain had this to say on Twitter:

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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Prices in India starts at Rs.67,900! Already up for Pre-Order Now.

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Samsung has unveiled the all-new Galaxy Note 9 yesterday an event held in New York. The fans were wondering about the Indian pricing as the global pricing touched the $1000 mark. Now, the company has officially disclosed the pricing of Galaxy Note 9 India.

The base variant of the Galaxy Note 9 with 6/128GB configuration is priced at Rs 67,900 while the top end variant with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of onboard storage is set for Rs 84,900 in the country. It is priced almost similar to the launch price of the Galaxy Note 8, which might be a result of poor performance of the Galaxy S9 & S9 Plus, in terms of sales.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 features a 6.4-inch QuadHD+ Super AMOLED Infinity Display in an 18.5:9 aspect ratio, protected with Gorilla Glass 5.

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The phone will be powered by Exynos 9810 SoC as of India. Furthermore, it comes in 6/128GB and 8/512GB RAM and Storage Configurations.

For photography, the Galaxy Note 9 gets an optically stabilized 12-megapixel primary shooter with a variable aperture of f/1.5 to f/2.4 coupled with a secondary 12-megapixel f/2.4 telephoto lens for 2X optical zoom. At the front, we have an 8-megapixel with f/1.7 aperture shooter for Selfies.

Other major highlights include the upgraded S pen with Bluetooth support and a large 4000mAh battery. For more detailed specifications, read here.

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POCO India goes Official! Jai Mani of Xiaomi to Lead the Brand.

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Almost every detail of the Xiaomi’s upcoming Pocophone F1 is known to the public with recently leaked specs and an unboxing video surfacing online. Jai Mani, Lead Product Manager at Xiaomi revealed today he’s working on their upcoming sub-brand POCO India. Xiaomi India has also retweeted the post and it looks like the Pocophone F1 will be the first smartphone from the brand In India.

 

Since Xiaomi will bring the first smartphone under the POCO brand in India, it is also likely to release more phones in the country. Though the company didn’t provide any reason as to why it will debut the POCO series in India, but the popularity of the Xiaomi’s Redmi Series should hold a clue as they dethroned Samsung to become the top brand in Q4 2017 and Q1 2018.

The Premium flagship series smartphones haven’t got that popularity as the Redmi series, Xiaomi is not giving up its hopes. After the failure of the Mi Mix 2 in the Indian market, the company is yet to make plans for the Mi Mix 2S & Mi 8 in the country. They plan to turn this around by the launch of their new brand which comes with top-notch specs.

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The Pocophone F1 comes with a top notch and a lower chin bezel. As for the specs, the device will feature 6.18 inch IPS display with a resolution of FHD+ (2246 x 1080 pixels) and an aspect ratio of 19:9. Under the hood, it will be powered by a powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset along with Adreno 630 GPU coupled with 6GB RAM and 64GB or 128GB internal storage with expandable options via microSD. It will be equipped with a liquid cooling system to keep the device’s temperature down.

The rear will sport an AI powered dual camera setup of 12MP + 5MP with f/1.75 aperture along with an LED flash, dual autofocus, Dual Pixel. It offers a 20MP camera sensor at the front which also comes with AI technology, Super Pixel Technology and Face Unlock. It will be backed by a 4,000 mAh battery with support for Quick Charge 3.0 technology with a 9V/2A charger. It will come with a 3D face scanner that works in pitch-dark conditions.

Xiaomi Pocophone F1 is speculated to come with a price tag of 420 Euros (Rs 31,500 approx). As for the launch date, the company is yet to give an official word but it is expected to debut in Europe next month and in India by October.

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