Nokia made its way back to the top 5 list with about 4% market share. The Nokia X launch coupled with other low-end Lumia phones helped in improving the overall performance of the brand.
Nokia X and other low-end Lumias have helped Nokia in Q1 amid cut-throat pricing competition from local vendors.
IDC also notes that,
“This rapid pace of growth in smartphones is expected to continue in India. While we notice that much of the growth is coming from low-cost devices using the Android operating system, Windows is making adequate gains too based on the strength of the entry level product mix in smartphones,” comments Kiran Kumar, Research Manager- Client Devices at IDC India.