Lenovo Grabbed Over 30 Percent of Android Tablet Market in India: IDC

With 30.8 percent market share in the Mobile tablet business, consumer electronics major Lenovo India has Lasted the top spot for the third consecutive quarter Which ended on December 31, 2017.Lenovo Grabbed Over 30 Percent of Android Tablet Market in India: IDC

Citing the most recent report by the market research firm International Data Corporation (IDC), Lenovo India said on Wednesday that it pipped its competitors Samsungand iBall that had 19.9 percent and 17.7 percent market share (Android) respectively, at the third quarter of this financial year 2017-18.

“The growth is a testament of the support from customers and the flourishing market possible. Our aim is to maintain a steady growth and keep the top position in the upcoming season as well,” said Rahul Agarwal, Managing Director and CEO, Lenovo India.

The market share for Lenovo India in the tablet category (Android) in the second quarter that ended on September 30 was 28.4 percent and in the first quarter that ended on June 30, was 24.2 percent.

Lenovo India said that considerable wins in the government and education sectors along with commercial prices from big enterprises contributed to strong traction in the company’s tablets business.

Lenovo maintained its strong lead driving growth through its own family tablet variants “Tab 4” and “Tab 7”.

IDC, in its third-quarter report, said that Lenovo was followed by Acer with 18.6 percent market share where it shifted from customer to commercial segment which helped it to increase imports to manifolds.

Samsung slipped to third position because its imports grew just 2.9 percent in the quarter.

IBall stood in the fourth place because its shipments witnessed an increase of 25.8 percent. Datawinddropped to the fifth place because its market share dropped by five percentage points to 12.7 percent.