Counterpoint: Realme Ranks 4th in Indian Smartphone Market for Q4 of 2018!


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Realme has achieved another milestone under its belt, as it ranked 4th in smartphone shipment market share in India for Q4 of 2018, according to a recent article by global industry analysis firm, Counterpoint.

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Photo: Counterpoint

The report indicates that in a span of 6 months, the brand was already able to establish its foothold in the country, even passing OPPO, which is a very strong contender in the market. Another strong brand, Xiaomi assumes the top spot, which isn’t quite a surprise, considering the number of devices that they come out with, combined with very competitive pricing.

Realme, which started operations in the country in Q2 of 2018, already earned a spot in the top five brands in Q4 of 2018, that equates to 4 million users faster than any other brand, and they aren’t even stopping just yet.

India’s smartphone market, considered as second largest next to China, grew 11%. As far as revenue is concerned, Samsung, Xiaomi, Vivo, OPPO and Apple are still the market leaders.

In the Philippines, the brand continues to make a mark in more consumers. Its debut smartphone, the C1, has earned positive reviews from many tech blogs, and continues to sell well in both offline and online channels.


Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.

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