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This year is one of the best twelve months for the Chinese startup Oppo as the company continues to garner new admirers around the globe. The recent surge in support from all over has resulted in the company’s Oppo R9 smartphone to become one of the best selling smartphones of 2016 in mainland China.
For another giant though, Apple, this seems to be bad news as things keep going from bad to worse for them this year as they had already predicted that there would be a significant drop in their annual profits which has eventually led Oppo to displace Apple as the 2nd largest smartphone manufacturer in Asia and neighbouring countries for the month of August based on total Market shares.
India is one of the main markets for both smartphone vendors and according to Gfk data, Oppo got 8% of these shares for the month of August whereas Apple was left to manage 6.3%. Apple, however, were closely followed by Reliance Lyf who controls 6.1% and MicroMax came in fifth place owning 5.4% of the shares.
The first position on the other hand , remains untouched as the Korean Giant Samsung still maintain that spot with %46.9 value market share during this month.
Another result from Counterpoint research still placed Samsung on the top spot, but then Lenovo-Moto came in second with an 8.5% market share owned with Oppo following closely behind with just 7% and Xiaomi joining the list with 6.8%
Recently, Cupertino went on to officially launch the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus handsets and we believe that this device would strike a great comeback for them although there are also equally competitive smartphone also available out there.