Jio became overall India handset market leader in 2018: Counterpoint
Jio registered 38 percent growth in the fourth quarter of 2018
By Tech Hunt
Jio became overall India handset market leader
Reliance Jio became the general market leader across all telephone set sorts in 2018 with a market share of 21 % as feature phones grew quicker than smartphones for the primary time ever, Counterpoint analysis same on Friday.
Jio, that has 28 crore users, registered 38 per cent growth within the fourth quarter of 2018 because the Indian market saw new class leaders in each feature phone and smartphone segments.
“India remains the largest market in terms of global feature phone volume. India and Middle East are driving the feature phone market, capturing almost 3/4th of global feature phone sales in 2018,” said Tarun Pathak, Associate Director, Counterpoint.
“Reliance Jio captured 38 per cent of the feature phone segment in just over a year with its compelling value proposition compared to normal 2G feature phones,” he added.
Reliance Jio Infocomm last week according a sixty five per cent increase in its standalone income for the October-December 2018 amount.
Jio average data consumption
For Jio, average data consumption per user per month is 10.8GB and average voice consumption is recorded at 794 minutes per user per month.
“Additionally, the Jio ‘Monsoon Hungama’ offer focusing on upgrading 2G feature phone users, helped it to drive sales during the second half of 2018,” Pathak added.
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