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India to be Second Largest Smartphone Market by 2016: eMarketer

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India will surpass the US as the second largest market for smartphones globally by 2016, helped by device makers offering affordable handsets, research firm eMarketer said.

According to eMarketer, increasing penetration of affordable smart mobile devices in emerging markets will help smartphone users worldwide surpass the 2 billion-mark in 2016.

“India will exceed 200 million smartphone users, topping the US as the world’s second largest smartphone market by 2016,” eMarketer said in its latest report.

According to the report, China will continue to lead the rankings in 2016 with 624.7 million smartphone followed by India (204.1 million), the US (198.5 million), Russia (65.1 million) and Japan (61.2 million). Click here to read the full report at ET Telecom 

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