India Passes US to Become #2 Smartphone Market, Android 97% Market Share


India passes US to become second largest smartphone market

In fact, it's just behind China.

The US is now the third largest smartphone market in the world, according to a new report by global technology market analyst firm Canalys. The number of smartphone shipments to India grew 23 percent in the third quarter of this year, reaching just over 40 million units shipped. That makes India the second largest smartphone market, just behind number one China.

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