Citing the latest report from the market research firm International Data Corporation (IDC), Lenovo India said on Wednesday it pipped its rivals Samsungand iBall that had 19.9 percent and 17.7 percent market share (Android) respectively, in the next quarter of this financial year 2017-18.
“The growth is a testament of their support from clients and the booming market potential. Our purpose is to keep a steady expansion and retain the top position in the coming season too,” said Rahul Agarwal, Managing Director and CEO, Lenovo India.
The market share for Lenovo India from the tablets category (Android) in the next quarter that ended on September 30 was 28.4 percent and in the first quarter which ended on June 30, was 24.2 percent.
Lenovo India said that considerable wins in the government and education sectors along with commercial deals from large enterprises contributed to powerful grip in the organization’s tablets industry.
IDC, in its third-quarter report, said that Lenovo was followed closely by Acer with 18.6 percent market share where it changed from consumer to commercial division which helped it to raise imports to manifolds.
Samsung slipped to third place as its shipments grew only 2.9 percent in the quarter.
IBall stood in the fourth place as its shipments witnessed an increase of 25.8 percent. Datawindfell to the fifth position because its market share fell by five percentage points to 12.7 percent.