Indian smartphones users doesn’t look happy to change their smartphone in every next year, They might re-think to upgrade cycle takes to two years later.
Indian become manufacturing hub in producing 5G smartphones as per government Initiatives to lower import cost for 5G modem only if Chinese company would prefer manufacturing in India.
As for the telecom companies in India, Reliance Jio and Bharat Airtel want the OEM’s to support the 1800/2100/2300MHz and sub-GHz bands 800/900 Mhz might use Dynamic Spectrum Sharing for the 5G development. The 5G trails already started in some cities of Mumbai.
Chinese companies , a lot of manufactures would only offer 2 5G bands in India is N72 / N78 which is enough to spending money on mid-ranger or flagship smartphones priced under INR 40,000.
OEM’s told customers, if they want to more brands, it would increase the cost of smartphone might feared to get enough sales in India during the festival season. Realme, OnePlus, iQOO, OPPO, Vivo are these company on launching 5G smartphones with Mediatek Dimensity in the budget segment offers only support to N77 and N78 bands which operator 3.2GHz to 4.2Ghz is impossible in India.
As per reports, Indian smartphones industry become very competitive since Prime Minister Narendra Modi raised voice to support #LocalforVocal. Our two Indian smartphone brands like Micromax, Lava are returned back to smartphone business with offering latest generation specifications which can easily complete with the other Chinese and non- Chinese brands like Samsung etc.
The survey finds out that Indian smartphone users become very exited to change new smartphone once every one year or few users exchange devices with the new device within 6 months in the year 2018.
The fresh survey suggests that in the year 2020 to present , Tech enthusiasts skipped changing their smartphones at every year, The smartphone upgrade cycle move to two year period.