E-commerce website Flipkart has announced that this year has been big in the affordable 4G smartphone segment and Lenovo, has emerged as the favourite smartphone brand of the year. The popularity of 4G smartphones this year clearly shows how digital customers are making a shift to the 4G segment, along with the desire to opt for affordable smartphones.
According to #FlipTrends, a year ender report by Flipkart, Lenovo A6000 Plus and Lenovo K3 Note were the top two most sought after smartphones in 2015. Motorola closely followed with two smartphones, Moto G 3rd Gen and Moto E 2nd Gen featuring at the third and sixth position respectively. Xiaomi Mi 4i and Redmi Note 4G took fourth and fifth spots followed by Samsung Galaxy On7, Samsung Galaxy J7, Micromax Canvas Xpress 2 and Asus Zenfone 5 respectively.
Lenovo, also the owner of Motorola, is also among the top five smartphone brands in India. In the bid to climb the ladder further, the company aims to double local production as well.
According to a report by The Economic Times, Lenovo aims to take the second spot in India and is looking to almost double the local production to 10 million units annually by this year. The report also adds that Lenovo plans to export from its Chennai facility and will make more models in India.