Counterpoint Research_Quarterly India Handset Market_Q4 2016
Jan 24, 2017
Author : Counterpoint
This report tracks Quarterly India Mobile Handset: Smartphone & Feature phone shipments every month. This report complied of more than 200+ model level specifications which gives in depth analysis of the India market.
- Mobile phone shipments declined 17% QoQ during Q4 2016.
- Feature Phone shipments grew 4% YoY as the feature phone to smartphone transition slowed in the second half of 2016 due to the strength of ultra-low cost brands, such as iTel.
- More than 83 million smartphones in 2016 were “Made in India”. In Q4 2016, 3 out of 4 smartphones were manufactured domestically. However, the local value addition remains close to 6%.
- More than 7 out of 10 smartphones shipped in India were LTE capable.
- Demonetization has widened the usual seasonal decline from estimated 12% to 19% YoY.
Number of Pages: 26 (Full report is available for clients at our portal)
Published Date: Jan 2017