Cellphone Market: Tracking Competition During Festive Season
Many are waiting for the festive season to come, not just to enjoy the holidays with friends and families, but also to grab hold of some amazing smartphones in the market. For this, the leading manufacturers are gearing up to offer some amazing smartphones to their customers. And now we are here to track the market and bring you some amazing news so you plan your buying list in a better way. For now, you already know the major market competitors – Apple, Samsung and Nokia. So far, Nokia was almost diminished from the competition, but its recent released of Lumia Series have returned its position with some serious integration under the hood. We take Nokia also in the list of leading market players and check out what we have got for the festive season in India.
Indian festival is about to begin and the cellphone makers are preparing to boost their productions and sales. Therefore, there is possibility that the three giants Samsung, Nokia and Apple will fight for their position in the Indian Market. The festive season begins from October 16 and Diwali is on November 13 when many owners come forward to buy electronic products including cellphones. Many new products will launch at this season to get most of the attention from buyers.
Apple’s iPhone 5 is expected to launch during this time whereas; Nokia will launch its Windows 8 based Lumia Phones during the same time. Though the announcement is yet to make from Samsung, but market experts say that the maker will launch its Galaxy S III Mini at the same time to challenge the other devices in the same segment.
Expected Prices –
- Apple iPhone 5 – 16GB for Rs. 45,000, 32GB for Rs. 50,000 and 64GB for 54,000
- Nokia Lumia 820 for Rs. 29,000 and Nokia Lumia 920 for Rs. 35,000
- No updates for Samsung Galaxy S III Mini
As far as Samsung’s Mini is concerned, the phone is expected to go on sale on October 11 in Germany.
The top two market leaders as per the sales are Samsung and Apple, the two major rivals. Apart from this, Nokia has made its entrance in the same segment, but its Lumia series is yet to get a lot of improvements to challenge Apple’s products.
Top Smartphones Worth Waiting For –
- Apple iPhone 5
- Samsung Galaxy Note 2
- MTS 4-inch Dual-SIM Android Phone
- MTS 3.5-inch 1GHz Android Phone
- MTS entry level Dual-SIM phone
- LG Optimus G
- Sony Xperia T
- Nokia Lumia 920
- Nokia Lumia 820
- Huawei Ascend D Quad
- HTC 8X
- HTC 8S
- Huawei Ascend G330
- Huawei Ascend G600
- Huawei Ascend P1 S
- Samsung Ativ S
- Sony Xperia V
- Sony Xperia J
- LG Optimus L9
- Motorola RAZR HD
- Motorola RAZR MAXX HD
- Sony Xperia Miro
All these high to low range smartphones will come with good internet connection and some new features that are on demand. This way, owners will get complete access to a smartphone that keeps them connected to the trendy world. If you are planning to buy a cellphone then don’t miss out to choose one during this season. This will worth your money and will better serve your requirements. For you idea, we must tell you to keep in mind better processor (800 MHz or more), good OS (Android is better for general use –Gingerbread or upper version), memory (2-4 GB), RAM (512 MB or more), good camera (3MP or more), Connectivity (Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB).
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