DataWind maintains market leadership in Tablet segment in India  

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New Delhi | Published: May 26, 2016 1:30:37 PM

“DataWind firmly believes that the digital divide can be addressed through technology intervention, at an affordable price point and we are focused on driving the cost downward to a level where access to technology becomes ‘universally affordable’ and democratization of technology finds its true meaning,” added Suneet Singh Tuli.

"Our low-cost devices which come bundled with one year of free web access remain one of the only ways for many in India to access the internet,” said President and CEO DataWind, Suneet Singh Tuli. (Express Photo)“Our low-cost devices which come bundled with one year of free web access remain one of the only ways for many in India to access the internet,” said President and CEO DataWind, Suneet Singh Tuli. (Express Photo)

The leader in delivering Internet access to emerging markets DataWind Inc. has yet again proved its leadership in the Indian Tablet sector by reporting sale of 34.2 percent out of all tablets in India during the first quarter of 2016.

According to a recent CMR report, Samsung holds the second position with 20.9 percent of all tablet selling companies. IDC’s recent study of the Indian tablet market also confirmed DataWind’s leadership position with a commanding lead over Samsung in second place followed by Lenovo in third place.   Both CMR and IDC for the second quarter in a row confirmed DataWind’s presence at the first position.

The CMR study also shows that DataWind holds a remarkable 74.4 percent market share in the sub-Rs. 5,000 tablet segment (approximately USD 75), which the largest and fastest is growing segment of the market having increased to 46 percent of the overall tablet market in India.  “We delivered a record quantity of tablets in the quarter due to the continued overwhelming demand from our customers.

“Our low-cost devices which come bundled with one year of free web access remain one of the only ways for many in India to access the internet,” said President and CEO DataWind, Suneet Singh Tuli.

“DataWind firmly believes that the digital divide can be addressed through technology intervention, at an affordable price point and we are focused on driving the cost downward to a level where access to technology becomes ‘universally affordable’ and democratization of technology finds its true meaning,” added Suneet Singh Tuli.

DataWind’s products break the affordability barrier and deliver Internet access across traditional mobile networks as DataWind executes its vision to empower the next three billion Internet users.

The company’s success to date reinforces the fact that DataWind is the only tablet provider in India focused on providing affordable devices with Internet access.

All DataWind devices come bundled with one year of free unlimited web access, and feature the most affordable plans available due to the company’s unique, patented technology that reduces up to 97 percent the amount of data needed for web browsing.

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