iPhone X in India ahead of Samsung and OnePlus. The market research company Counterpoint Research has published a new analysis. In it, Apple has deposed the competition in the high-end smartphone segment in India. The Face ID smartphone from Cupertino landed in front of the Samsung and OnePlus competition.Apple announces its quarterly figures on Thursday, with Apple's own forecast already setting a new all-time record quarter, with some analysts predicting weaker iPhone sales, and the Cupertino group's share price has suffered as a result.
iPhone X also in India well in the race
In addition to the analysts, there are some market research companies, the nu n predict exactly the opposite in a short time. Kantar World Panel and Canalys are now joined by Counterpoint Research.
In the Christmas quarter, Apple has taken the lead again with its iPhone X according to the market research company in India. It left OnePlus and Samsung behind with their flagship smartphones. Recently, Apple already had its nose in the segment in Q3 2017 slightly ahead. Earlier the year before, also in the Christmas quarter of Q4 2016.
Samsung, meanwhile, has received serious competition in India through OnePlus and ended up only in third place.
47 percent market share in the premium segment
The premium segment in India is accepted from 30,000 rupees. This corresponds to about 380 euros. Apple was able to claim 47 percent of the Indian smartphone market in this area. OnePlus slipped slightly, gaining 19 percent market share. Samsung was still behind it.
iPhone X asked in India
Of course, the iPhone X is also expensive in India. It costs around the equivalent of around 1,070 euros. Nevertheless, it was the best-selling smartphone in the segment over 380 euros. Twenty-one percent of all equipment sales in the segment accounted for the Face ID device.