Top five smartphone suppliers in India in second quarter

Xiaomi, Samsung, Vivo, Realme and Oppo are the top five smartphone suppliers in India during the second quarter of 2020, according to IDC.
Top 5 smartphone suppliers in India Q2 2020Indian smartphone shipment fell 50.6 percent in the second quarter to 18.2 million, as the country remained under lockdown through the first half of the quarter.

Smartphone vendors faced major supply chain disruptions at the beginning of the quarter, and the shortage continued into the rest of the quarter as factories operated at partial capacity even after the lockdown was lifted.

Components and parts remained at the ports waiting to be cleared, especially for China-based vendors. Sales of smartphones increased in June mainly due to the pent-up demand from the lockdown period.

The online channel sales registered market share of 44.8 percent but declined 39.9 percent due to lockdown restrictions on the delivery of electronics as well as severely limited stock for most of the quarter.

Xiaomi is the leader in India smartphone business with shipments of 5.4 million despite falling 48.7 percent.

Samsung surpassed Vivo for the second slot despite a decline of 48.5 percent to 4.8 million units.

Vivo slipped to the third position, with shipments of 3.2 million units, declining by 42.9 percent.

Realme was at the fourth position with 1.78 million units shipped, declining by 37 percent.
Oppo at fifth position witnessed 51 percent decline to 1.76 million units.