Nokia led the Indian mobile handset market in terms of shipments between January and November, 2011, with a 30.7 per cent share, followed by Samsung with 14.9 per cent and Micromax with 5 per cent, according to Economic times .
Nokia remained the leader in both the feature and smartphone segments, accounting for 30.2 per cent and 38.4 per cent, respectively, of the market. Total mobile handset shipments in India touched nearly 166 million units during the first eleven months of the 2011 calendar year, according to a CyberMedia Research report.
According to the report, smartphone shipments during the period stood at approximately 10 million. Samsung and BlackBerry smartphone-maker Research In Motion were the second and third largest players in the smartphone segment with a 27.5 per cent and 15.5 per cent market share, respectively.
November 2011 data:
As per data on shipments during the month of November, around 15.47 million phones were shipped, including 14.4 million feature phones and 1.07 million smartphones. Nokia retained its leadership position with a 28 per cent share, followed by Samsung at second position with 12 per cent and Micromax at third position with 4 per cent. Multi-SIM mobile handset shipments accounted for 54 per cent of the total India mobile handsets market during the month.