Samsung smartphone sales lead the 2022 Indian holiday season
The most recent report from Technique Analytics reveals the primary eight days’ efficiency of the vacation season from September 23 to 30, 2022. The report reveals that India’s smartphone gross sales income elevated by 19%. The analysts imagine that the rise is pushed by a 19% enhance in wholesale common promoting costs. Samsung leads with a 26% market share, adopted by Xiaomi and Realme.
“We estimate that 12.eight million smartphones had been offered within the first week of this yr’s smartphone vacation promotion season in India, producing income of $2.1 billion, up 17% year-on-year,” stated Technique Analytics trade analysts. Wholesale smartphone ASP grew 19% year-on-year, to $165. In contrast with low-end cellphones, this yr’s gross sales are extra inclined to mid-to-high-end smartphones. This is among the causes for the regular enhance in ASP. Resulting from excessive inflation and financial recession, gross sales of entry-level units declined. It has a 2% decline relative to the primary week of final yr’s vacation season as a result of considerations. However greater ASPs offset decrease volumes, leading to stable income progress.”
Samsung beats Xiaomi as soon as once more
When it comes to vendor dynamics and Samsung’s efficiency, Technique Analytics says… “Samsung, Xiaomi and Realme are the highest three on this vacation season in India. These three manufacturers collectively account for 62% of complete gross sales. Samsung led the market with a 26% market share within the first week of this yr’s vacation promotion season. We estimate Samsung offered 3.Three million smartphones this yr. It efficiently outpaces Chinese language distributors as a result of good gross sales in all worth ranges. There are engaging worth reductions and enhanced channel presence. This time, the most important low cost on Samsung telephones is about 40% off the precise retail worth. Excessive-end fashions comparable to S22 Extremely, S21 FE, S22 Plus, Z Flip Three have appreciable reductions. Within the mid-range section, the Samsung Galaxy F13 and M13 are additionally closely discounted and are promoting effectively.”
Commenting on the efficiency of Chinese language manufacturers, a senior analyst at Technique Analytics provides… “We estimate Xiaomi and Realme will promote 2.5 million and a pair of.2 million this yr, respectively, rating second and third with a market share of 20% and 17%. Going through big resistance and a restricted channel promotion finances, this yr’s efficiency is weak. Xiaomi gave strategy to Samsung.”