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Lenovo, Xiaomi boost India smartphone market share

MUMBAI (NewsRise) -- Chinese smartphone makers Lenovo Group and Xiaomi have stolen a march over their Indian rivals in July-September, as demand for inexpensive fourth-generation Internet-enabled handsets surges in the south Asia nation amid a plunge in data prices.

According to data from IDC International, Lenovo Group has expanded its share in India's smartphone market to 9.6% in the quarter, wresting the no. 2 slot in the market form local rival Micromax Informatics. Samsung Electronics continues to remain at the top.

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