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Research and Markets: Smartphone Market in India 2014-2018: Key Vendors Featured Include Karbonn Mobile India Pvt., Lava International, Micromax Informatics, Nokia & Samsung

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Smartphone Market in India 2014-2018" report to their offering.

The Smartphone market in India will grow at a CAGR of 41.26%

The emerging e-commerce market in India played a significant role in the sales of smartphones in the country. E-commerce websites in India such as Big,,, and promote the sale of smartphones and provide a platform to trade smartphones. For instance, the smartphone models from Motorola MOTO G, E, and X were available only on in February 2014 and not any other sales channel.

According to the report, The Smartphone market in India is driven by many factors, one of which is the increase in 3G technology. People in urban India are accessing smartphones with much faster speed and functionalities to access more data. The smartphone has now become a necessity because of its usage and fast browsing speed to get online information, online products purchasing, and social networking.

Further, the report states that the growth of the Smartphone market is affected by some challenges. One of the key challenges is the increasing global and local competition. Due to reduced price and changes in technology with low-cost operating systems many local players have entered the market to target the mass customer and create their low-end segments.

The report also includes a discussion of the other vendors operating in this market. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to a SWOT analysis of the key vendors.

Key Vendors

  • Karbonn Mobile India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Lava International Ltd.
  • Micromax Informatics Ltd.
  • Nokia Corp.
  • Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

Other Prominent Vendors

  • Apple Inc.
  • HTC Corp.
  • LG Electronics Inc.
  • Sony Corp.

Key Topics Covered:

01. Executive Summary

02. List of Abbreviations

03. Scope of the Report

04. Market Research Methodology

05. Introduction

06. Country Overview

07. Indian Mobile Phone Industry

08. Smartphone Penetration in India

09. Market Landscape

10. Market Segmentation by OS

11. Buying Criteria

12. Market Growth Drivers

13. Drivers and their Impact

14. Market Challenges

15. Impact of Drivers and Challenges

16. Market Trends

17. Trends and their Impact

18. Vendor Landscape

19. Key Vendor Analysis

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