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Apple to sell assembled-in-India iPhones this month in push for market share

MUMBAI (NewsRise) -- Apple will start selling its first domestically assembled iPhone SEs in India this month, as the iconic phone maker looks to beef up its presence in the fastest-growing smartphone market in the world.

Apple has a tiny market share in India, the second-largest smartphone market in the world, dominated by South Korea's Samsung Electronics and an array of Chinese rivals such as Xiaomi and Lenovo. In the quarter ended in March, Apple held just a 1.32% share of the nation's smartphone market, while Samsung led with a 26.50% share, data from Cybermedia Research showed.

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