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Cheap 4G Features Phones Decrease Smartphone Market: Report

In the fourth quarter of the year 2017, the sales of smartphones in India have gone down by 3 percent. The biggest reason for this fall is the idea that the cheap feature phones launched by Reliance Jio.

Reliance Jio arrival has given rise to a new competition in the Indian smartphone market. Since the arrival of Reliance Jio Phone, many mobile companies have introduced their feature phones, which are also very much liked by Indian customers.

Cheap 4G Features Phones

However, the biggest loss is due to the arrival of these feature phones on the smartphone market. Considering the increase in the sales of cheap and 4G feature phones in the mobile market, smartphone sales have come down. GfK, a research company from Germany, has revealed this. In its research report, the company said, “In the emerging markets of Asia, in the fourth quarter of 2017, 5.86 million smartphones were sold, which is a 1{1154825eec990eb24260305d599f09fa1fc6d7547b9fd2b531810dc21d47c956} drop on year-on-year basis.”

GFK product head, said in the report, “The approach for 2018 is positive because the global demand for smartphones has been projected to increase by 3 percent compared to 2017, which is predominantly emerging as Asia and Middle and Eastern Europe. “

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