Poco drives 1 million sales in Flipkart Big Billion Days while Xiaomi spearheads smartphone sales in the country. According to a report by Canalys, Xiaomi is the leading player in the market, thanks to a robust portfolio. Meanwhile, its fork Poco has sold a million units of its popular models such as Poco C3, Poco X3, and Poco M2 Pro in the recent Flipkart Big Billion Days.
In dint of attractive discounts and offers, Poco has achieved this feat during the period of October 16 and October 21. All these phones happen to have the bang for buck quotient checked.
Speaking on the impressive accomplishment, Poco India Director, Mr. Anuj Sharma, said, “It was only in January 2020 that Poco emerged as an independent brand. To be able to get so much love and acceptance from our fans is overwhelming. The consumer response not only reaffirms our belief that they associate Poco with high performance but also is an attestation of our “everything you need, nothing you don’t” core philosophy. The trust that our consumers and fans have shown has helped make our devices some of the highest best-selling ones on Flipkart, in their respective categories. We hope to continue delighting our customers by bringing in the best in class product at affordable prices.”
Coming to the Canalys report, Xiaomi stands atop with shipment of 1.3 crore units in Q3 and YoY growth of 9 percent. It is closely followed by Samsung, which thanks to its aggressive budget launches have sold 1.2 crore units and achieved a 7 percent YoY growth.
The report also presents a promising upturn of the market after a poor spell of the pandemic. Overall, it states an 8 percent YoY growth in Q3, 2020. Also, it mentions a record-breaking estimated 5 crore unit shipment in the same quarter. It emphasizes how the ongoing border tensions have impacted the purchase decision of mass-market customers.