Apple registered a large 48 per cent development in iPhone shipments in India within the calendar 12 months 2021, and was on target to log a document 4.4 per cent market share for the complete 12 months, new information confirmed.
Apple shipped a document 5.4 million iPhones to India in the whole 12 months, and a pair of.2 million within the festive quarter (This autumn) alone, in response to Gurugram-based market analysis agency CMR.
On the quarterly foundation, the Cupertino-based large registered 34 per cent development within the October-December interval.
“Apple simply had its finest 12 months in India, delivery greater than 5 million iPhones, and on monitor to notch a historic 4.4 per cent market share in a slightly hyper-competitive smartphone market,” Prabhu Ram, Head-Trade Intelligence Group, CMR, instructed IANS.
By the course of the 12 months, Apple continued to register market positive factors on the again of elevated share of home manufacturing, aggressive retail initiatives, and sturdy shopper demand by way of the all-important festive Deepavali sale.
“The important thing to Apple’s market efficiency is in the truth that it was in a position to handle and diversify its provide chains by way of the pandemic. In India, as an example, Apple is working with a number of ODMs to supply its flagship iPhone fashions,” Ram added.
The iPhone 12 (with 40 per cent market share) was probably the most sought-after mannequin in This autumn in India, adopted by iPhone 11, SE (2020), iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Professional Max fashions.
Within the July-September interval (Q3), Apple had shipped over 1.53 million iPhone models within the nation.
“With the potential launch of iPhone SE 2022 version within the first half of 2022, and elevated accessibility and affordability on its older-generation iPhones, Apple will likely be well-placed to turbocharge its India development story,” Ram famous.
Using on the stellar efficiency of iPhone 11 and XR, Apple had for the primary time doubled its smartphone market share in India to almost 4 per cent within the festive quarter of 2020.
Apple has now began assembling its new flagship iPhone 13 in India, because the tech large prepares to fabricate/assemble its top-of-the-line smartphones within the nation.
iPhone 13 is being assembled on trial foundation on the Foxconn plant in Chennai, and will likely be accessible within the home market, in addition to for exports from the nation by early subsequent 12 months.
Apple is reportedly ramping up manufacturing of iPhones, iPads, Macs, and different units in India and Vietnam to finish its dependence on China.
The tech large is already assembling its highest-selling fashions iPhone 12, iPhone 11 and XR in India, together with iPhone SE, 7 and 6S.
Apple began manufacturing iPhones in India in 2017 with iPhone SE.
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