Counterpoint: Redmi Note 4 and JioPhone are top phones in India for Q4 2017

January 25th, 2018   decode   Android 7.1

Jio is an affordable LTE carrier, but last year it decided to launch its own featurephone. And it has been a rousing success, based on Counterpoint data the JioPhone went from zero to 26% in less than a year.

It knocked Samsung off its top position, the company went from 25% to 15%. This is just for the final quarter of 2017, the Korean company is still on top for the full year. The JioPhone started shipping only in Q4 and took a respectable 11% share for the full 2017. Note that this is based on shipment numbers, which isn’t Samsung’s favorite metric.

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