According to a report titled Market Vision 2014 for Telecommunications in India by Cyber Media Research, Indian mobile brands are going to make a mark in the local smartphones market by acquiring nearly 47% share of the total sales.
With such tremendous growth and success witnessed by these brands in the local market, 2014 will be the time to look at newer geographies including MENA, Latin America and the SAARC region for the home grown vendors. CMR expects 3-4 such brands looking for new geographic markets.
While Chinese ODM’s (Original design manufacturers have started taking a direct OEM route towards India Smartphone market, CMR expects around 10 Chinese ODMs entering into Indian mobile market in the year. ahead. The reports also finds that LTE enabled smartphone releases are likely to be one of key priority areas of the vendors.