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Smartphones To Be The Most Used Device In India By The Year End

Smartphones will be the most used mobile device category by the end of this year as India registered 484.7 million smartphones in use by the end of June

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Smartphones will be the most used mobile device category by the end of this year as India registered 484.7 million smartphones in use. Pixabay

Smartphones will be the most used mobile device category by the end of this year as India registered 484.7 million smartphones in use by the end of June (H1 2019), which is 14 per cent more than the feature phones and just 2 per cent less than feature phones and smart feature phones combined together, according to a release on Tuesday.

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There are more than 400 brands of smartphones used by consumers in India. Wikimedia Commons

“Although the average selling price of smartphones has increased in the range of 11-13 per cent in the past 2-3 years owing to several new features being introduced, consumers see great value in owning one. Smartphones are not just a lifestyle electronics but add great value to the productivity and accessibility of a user,” Faisal Kawoosa, Founder and Chief Analyst, techARC, said in a statement.

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According to the market research agency, currently, there are more than 400 brands of smartphones used by consumers in India and the installed base of users in the country is spread over 12,000+ models of various original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).

Consumers in Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh use over 9,000 different smartphone models.

This is followed by users in Delhi, Gujarat and Karnataka where people use more than 7000 different models. (IANS)

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“Apple Registers Double-Digit Growth For iPhones in India”, Says Apple CEO Tim Cook

Mac and iPad generated $7.2 and $6 billion globally in revenue, respectively

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"The high level of customer satisfaction and loyalty for both products drove the active installed base of both Mac and iPad to new records in all geographic segments," the Apple CEO Tim Cook added. Wikimedia Commons

Buyoed by iPhone 11 sales, Apple registered double-digit growth in India for iPhones in the holiday quarter (October-December period), the company’s CEO Tim Cook has announced.

“We grew double digits in emerging markets led by strong performances in Brazil, mainland China, India, Thailand, and Turkey,” Cook told analysts after declaring all-time high revenue for Apple’s fiscal 2020 first quarter that ended on December 28.

The revenue from iPhones in the holiday quarter was $56 billion globally.

“Again, that’s up 8 per cent over a year ago, thanks to the exceptional demand for the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max.

“In fact, iPhone 11 was our top-selling model every week during the December quarter, and the three new models were our three most popular iPhones,” said a beaming Cook.

Indians made a beeline to buy iPhone 11 that flew off the shelves in the festive season. The iPhone XR, launched last year, also did well.

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Buyoed by iPhone 11 sales, Apple registered double-digit growth in India for iPhones in the holiday quarter (October-December period), the company’s CEO Tim Cook has announced. Pixabay

Mac and iPad generated $7.2 and $6 billion globally in revenue, respectively.

“For iPad, we saw growth in key emerging markets like Mexico, India, Turkey, Poland, Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Vietnam,” said Cook.

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“The high level of customer satisfaction and loyalty for both products drove the active installed base of both Mac and iPad to new records in all geographic segments,” the Apple CEO added. (IANS)