According to the latest IDC Mobile Phone Tracker release for Q3, 2011, Google’s Android overtook Symbian for the first time in India and emerged as the top platform by capturing a massive 42.4 percent share of the smartphone market. Apple’s iOS platform share in the smartphone market jumped a little bit from 2.6 percent (in Q2) to 3.09 percent (in Q3). Also Read - Hitman Sniper: The Shadows mobile game announced: Agent 47 is missing
Dual-SIM handset market of the country grew by 25.2 percent. The overall Indian mobile phone market grew by 12 percent in terms of units shipped and shipped nearly 47.07 million units in the period of July-August. On yearly basis, the market witnessed a growth of 13.8 per cent. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy S22 Plus, S22 set to annoy plastic haters in 2022
Nokia emerged as the top vendor in terms of an increase in the mobile phone shipments by 6.8 percent over the previous quarter. Samsung too succeeded with a 5 percent increased share in smartphone shipments over the same period. Nokia’s share in the smartphone market stands at 35.3 percent and Samsung’s stands at 26 percent. Also Read - Google Workspace now available for everyone, including free Google account owners
While most of the homegrown and Chinese handset vendors registered varying declines in shipments, Spice and MAXX Mobiles were notable exceptions and saw shipment growths of 34.1 percent and 10.5 percent respectively.