Development Opportunities of the Smartphone Industry in India

Development Opportunities of the Smartphone Industry in India

Government of India projected in 2012 that the Indian ESDM (Electronics System Design and Manufacturing) market, consisting of electronics products, electronics components, semiconductor design, electronics manufacturing services, semiconductor fabrication, and equipment manufacturing, would reach USD 400 billion by 2020. This report provides an overview introduction into the development of smartphone industry in India; examines the government policies proposed for the smartphone development and promotion with an aim to identify business opportunities for companies intending to invest in India


  • Introduction to Indian mobile and telecom industry
    • Table Introduction to Indian mobile and telecom industry
  • Smartphone market in India
  • Major smartphone players and their presence in different categories
  • Major players and best-selling smartphones in 2016
  • Stakeholders in the Indian mobile phone industry
  • Market share of major brands in smartphone market in the past 7 quarters (1/2)
    • Table Volume in million units
  • Smartphone manufacturing process
  • Most Indian handset suppliers have acknowledged China and Taiwan as the sources
  • Manufacturing models of smartphones in India
  • Firms in India have limited role in vendor selection or purchase of components for mobile phones
  • Most of the Indian players have setup their own assembly unit in India
  • Many companies are investing in capacity expansion or in new facility
  • Chennai/ Sri City and Noida (NCR) as two main clusters for mobile manufacturing
  • Components sourcing practice of top smartphone suppliers
  • Data cables, mobile chargers and battery are getting assembled in India
  • Mobile EMS companies in India
  • Phased manufacturing programme for localization of smartphones in India
  • Government to increase the import duty on mobile components to promote local manufacturing
  • Phased manufacturing programme is likely to gain speed in the upcoming years
  • Business opportunity for electronics component companies in India
  • Business opportunity for electronics components in India (1 of 3 )
  • Opportunity in India (1/2)

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