India's Best Selling Smartphone in 2023

India's Best Selling Smartphone in 2023

Revealed on this page are the names of the best-selling smartphone brands in India throughout 2023, based on research from Counterpoint – a global technology market research firm with expert analysts based in various major markets, including India, the United States, South Korea, and the United Kingdom.

Which top 5 smartphone manufacturers sold more devices than any other company in India during 2023?

According to data from research firm Counterpoint, the two biggest smartphone manufacturers that sold more smartphones than any other companies were Samsung and Vivo.

Their research showed that Samsung had a market share of 18%, making them the number one smartphone manufacturer in India last year based on the number of devices sold, and Vivo (including iQOO) came in second place just behind Samsung with a 17% share of the market.

Xiaomi followed this with a market share of 15%, putting them in third place on the table. Realme came in fourth place with a 12% market share, and Oppo was in fifth with an 11% market share.

Other smartphone manufacturers that also appeared in the top 10 were OnePlus (#6), Apple (#7), Poco (#8), Tecno (#9), and Infinix (#10).

Which activities were smartphones used for more than any others?

Last year, people mainly used their smartphones for the obvious things, like making phone calls (mainly voice calls) and sending messages, web browsing (online shopping, scanning QR codes, searching for answers to questions), listening to music, sharing (sending and receiving) images and videos, and using social media apps and various other mobile apps.

Other top activities included playing online casino games, watching television shows and movies on major streaming sites like Netflix, watching cricket and other sports, and playing casual/social games.

Which smartphones were the biggest sellers in India and across the globe in 2023?

Just a handful of smartphones sold more than any others in India and across the globe, and some of the most popular devices were the following:

- Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max
- Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra
- Samsung Galaxy A34 5G
- Samsung Galaxy A54 5G
- Samsung Galaxy A14 5G
- Apple iPhone Pro
- Apple iPhone 11

Others include the iPhone 15 Pro Max, the Google Pixel 7a, the Google Pixel 8 Pro, the OnePlus 11, the OnePlus Open, the Xiaomi 13 Pro, and the Honor Magic 5 Pro.

What were the most downloaded smartphone apps in 2023?

According to various sources across the internet, the following apps were downloaded and used more regularly than any others. The number one app in 2023 was Instagram, followed by WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Snapchat, TikTok, and Spotify.

Other popular smartphone apps people worldwide used more than any other apps were Zoom, Amazon, Telegram, CapCut, Google Maps, SHAREit, U c Browser, Facebook, YouTube, Netflix, and Gmail.

Some of the other popular smartphone apps in India right now are Phone by Google, Google Chrome, Truecaller: Caller ID & Block, Google Messages, Contacts, Google Pay: Save and Pay, and Samsung One UI Home.

You also have WhatsApp Business, Calculator, Hotstar, Mi Wallpaper Carousel, Flipkart Online Shopping App, and Telegram, to name a few.

Are there any new smartphones coming in 2024?

Yes. If you’re in the market for a brand-new top-of-the-range smartphone in India in 2024, some of the most hotly anticipated devices to keep an eye out for over the coming months are the Samsung Galaxy S24, the iPhone 16, and the Xiaomi 14 Pro 5G Dual Sim.

You can also look forward to the Google Pixel Fold Obsidian, the Xiaomi Mix Fold 3, the OnePlus 12, the Nothing Phone3, the Asus ROG Phone 8, and the Honor Magic 6 Pro.

If you’re wondering what other phones might be worth buying in 2024, there’s also the Asus ROG Phone 7 Ultimate, the Asus Zenfone 10, the Huawei P60 Pro, the Motorola Edge 40 Pro, the Oppo Find N2 Flip, the Sony Xperia 5 V, and the Vivo X90 Pro.

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