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Chinese smartphone brands gain traction in Indian market

Xiaomi leads race with 30% share, luring consumers with low prices

BEIJING -- China's mobile phone majors are stepping up their foray into the Indian market. As the Chinese smartphone market, the world's largest, is peaking out, those manufacturers, including Xiaomi, Oppo and Vivo, see India as the next battlefield.

Xiaomi's shipments in India have already surpassed those in its home market in terms of volume, with India becoming the biggest buyer of Xiaomi smartphones. The leader's share of the Indian market has reached about 30% in only five years since it entered in 2014.

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