Apple has just set a record by selling more than 2.5 million units of iPhone in India. The information reported through the latest data from Counterpoint Research.
This data is also mentioned, 60 percent of the total sales of the iPhone in India comes from the latest premium iPhone (iPhone 7 and 7 Plus) in numbers ranging from US $ 450 or equivalent to Rp 6 million.
Despite the impressive record, Apple will have to work extra. Therefore, the dominance of the Indian smartphone market is still led by Samsung with 24 percent market share.
Meanwhile, the Chinese smartphone vendor still dominate the smartphone market in the country. Vivo recorded among whom there are held the second position with 10 percent market share, followed by Xiaomi and Lenovo, each of which has a 9 percent market share.
Previously, Apple is reportedly keen to produce the iPhone in India. In fact, the company is headquartered in Cupertino have already met with a number of key officials in New Delhi, India, this week.
The plan, the meeting will discuss preparations Apple manufacturing facility in the country. However, Apple has a lot of requests, one of which is a tax holiday for 15 years for the import of parts and equipment.
India asserts that Apple and other retail brands, if you want to build a store in India, products sold must contain 30 per cent local components. But the government give a little leeway, so that technology companies can operate stores them for three years before fulfilling these requirements.