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The Redmi 6A is the top selling phone in India in Q1 2019

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The Redmi 6A is the top selling phone in India in Q1 2019, according to IDC.

IDC has confirmed to Gadgets 360 that the Redmi 6A smartphone sold 3 million units in Q1 2019, and managed to rake in the most market share at 9.5 percent in total.

In its latest report, IDC states that Xiaomi is leading the Indian smartphone market share in Q1 2019 with 30.6 percent stake. The company managed to sell a total of 9.8 million phone units in the timeframe, up from last year’s 9.1 million in the same quarter. IDC further notes that the company grew year-on-year (YoY) by 8.1 percent in Q1 2019, and it also continued to dominate the online channel with 48.6 percent share in the first quarter.



Samsung took the second spot with 22.3 percent market share and shipping 7.2 million units in the first quarter. Samsung surpassed Apple for the leadership position in the premium ($500+) segment with an overall share of 36 percent in Q1 2019 due to its newly launched Galaxy S10 series that was supported by huge marketing campaigns.

IDC reports total shipments of 32.1 million units in Q1 2019, seeing India’s smartphone market grow 7.1 percent YoY despite the global market falling by six percent during the same period.

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