Vivo, the global multinational technology company has overtaken Samsung in smartphone sales.
Vivo has achieved this milestone in the Indian market in the first three months of this year despite the impact of the coronavirus situation. It is one of the best in terms of camera, music, design, and performance, a Vivo press release says.
International technology market analyst firm Canalys recently released the data. According to this Singapore-based company, Vivo takes 19.9 percent of the Indian mobile phone market as of March this year where Samsung has an 18.9 percent market share. In these three months, 67lakh (6.7 million) Vivo phones have been sold which was 45lakh (4.5 million) last year. From January to March last year, Samsung had sold of 73lakh (7.3 million) which has decreased to 63lakh (6.3 million) this year.
In terms of sales, Xiaomi is now at the top of the Indian market. However, the annual growth rate of Xiaomi phone sales is 8.4 percent, while the sales rate of Vivo phones is moving forward at a fast pace with 48.9 percent.
"Sales of Vivo phones are also increasing rapidly in Bangladesh. Going ahead in the Indian market will be an inspiration for the Bangladeshi market," according to Vivo Bangladesh.
During the Covid-19 crisis, Vivo is managing its services through the hotline. Online sales are also going on. The warranty period has also been extended for the convenience of the customers.