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Online smartphone shipments highest ever in Q1 2019

IANS  |  New Delhi 

shipments from the reached its highest ever share of 43 per cent during the first quarter (Q1) of 2019, a report said on Monday.

According to Counterpoint's 'Market Monitor' report, shipments grew 17 per cent year-on-year (YoY) in Q1 driven by new launches, sales events and lucrative offers.

However, shipments in the offline segment declined by 4 per cent.

"Price cuts of popular devices and more launches drove shipments to the highest ever level in Q1 2019. Xiaomi's Redmi 6A, Note 6 and 7 series, Samsung's online exclusive M series, Realme 3, HONOR 10 Lite and ASUS Zenfone Max Pro series were the major contributors for the growth," Anshika Jain, Research Analyst, Counterpoint Research, said in a statement.

brands like Huawei, Xiaomi, Realme and ASUS contributed most for and accounted for more than four-fifths of its total smartphone shipments.

Though led the with 53 per cent share, on the other hand India grew faster in Q1 2019 with 38 per cent YoY growth.

Samsung, Xiaomi, and OnePlus drove Amazon's growth.

Amazon's contribution also reached its highest ever level in the with a share of 81 per cent due to sales of OnePlus, and

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First Published: Mon, June 10 2019. 19:06 IST
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