“This is a testament to the eager consumer interest in being quick to embrace the development of the next 5G in the country and Xiaomi’s contribution to supporting that growth,” the company said in a statement on Wednesday.
IDC India reported that Xiaomi jumped to the second place in terms of volume for 5G shipments in the second quarter of 2022, with devices such as the Mi 11i series and Redmi Note 11T.
However, the average selling price of 5G smartphones from Xiaomi remained high at $268 (around Rs 21,380) while the industry average grew for the fourth consecutive quarter to $213 in Q2 2022 (around Rs 17,000).
Samsung took the first place in 5G devices with a share of 29%.
Nearby rival Realme, which ranked third in terms of market share, according to IDC, has also shipped about 5 million 5G smartphones in India, since its premiere in 2020, CEO Madhav Sheth told ET in an interview. .
IDC India said Realme ranked second in the second quarter with 6.1 million shipments.
According to CMR, 5G smartphone shipments grew more than 163% year-over-year in the second quarter of 2022, and more than 300% year-over-year in the first quarter, with one in three 5G-capable devices.