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Flipkart surpasses Amazon in Mobile phone 2017 sales: Report

Flipkart surpasses Amazon in Mobile phone 2017 sales: Report

Flipkart now offers the maximum percentage of the cell phones online, taking a greater lead over  the arch rival “Amazon” in the critical class. 

Flipkart developed its piece of the overall industry of online cell phone shipments to 51% of every 2017, from 44% the prior year, while Amazon's expanded marginally to 33% out of 2017 from 31%, as per a report by Counterpoint Research. Flipkart's mobile phone volumes developed by 43% out of 2017, contrasted with Amazon's development of 33%, said the report discharged on Friday. 

General online cell phone shipments grew 23% every year, quicker than the general cell phone advertise in 2017, with Flipkart and Amazon catching a consolidated 84% of the aggregate volume and 87% of the aggregate esteem. Chinese brand Xiaomi's mi.com is additionally forcefully pushing deals through its own particular stage, now contributing 10% to general online cell phone shipments. 

"Flipkart took lead in this with a restrictive for Redmi Note 4 in January 2017, while Amazon began selective arrangements just in April with Redmi 4A. This gave Flipkart the lead," he said. 

Flipkart had 64 special features, with 158 telephone models propelled on the stage in 2017, Ayyappan said.