A market analysis conducted by Canalys reveals that Xiaomi continues to be #2 smartphone brand in India. Xiaomi India is the fastest growing smartphone brand in India with 4X Year on Year growth. Canalys has revealed the second quarter (April to June) smartphone market share in India for this year. Xiaomi India head Manu Jain have tweeted that Xiaomi India market share has grown from 14% in Q1 to 18% in Q2 2017.
In comparison to the second quarter of 2016, the year-over-year shipments have declined by 4 percent. Canalys claims that the Indian market is contracting as less than 27 million smartphones were sold in the second quarter of 2017 in India. However, the graph shows that Xiaomi may soon dethrone Samsung in Indian smartphone market as Xiaomi India have shipped 4.8 million smartphones which is four times more than the units it had shipped in the same quarter in the previous year.