Is Sony selling mobile in India?

In May 2019, Sony announced its exit from Indian smartphone market after dwindling sales. Apart from India, Sony has pulled out of some other markets as well. The company also stopped sales in Central and South America, West Asia, South Asia, Oceania, etc, in FY18.

Which mobile phone has highest market share in India?

Xiaomi led the market with a 26% shipment share in 2020, followed by Samsung at 21%. Among the top five brands, realme grew the highest at 22% YoY in 2020. Apple witnessed its best ever quarter in Q4 2020, selling more than 1.5 million units.

Why Sony stopped selling phones?

Instead, the company began sliding down the charts. One of the major reasons Sony’s smartphones weren’t successful in the years that followed was the company’s overall strategy for the mobile market. Sony, being a technology giant, wanted to become the “Apple” of Android by offering premium phones only.

Is Sony Mobile dead?

Sony Mobile website is officially dead.

Which phone sold the most in 2021 in India?


  • Apple iPhone 13.
  • Apple iPhone 12 Pro.
  • Apple iPhone 11.
  • Samsung Galaxy A12.
  • Xiaomi Redmi 9A.
  • Apple iPhone SE 2020.
  • Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max.
  • Xiaomi Redmi 9.

Which phone sold the most in 2021?

Apple iPhone
Apple iPhone dominated the list of top 10 best-selling smartphones globally in 2021, according to a report. iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro Max, and iPhone 13 were amongst the top-selling phones of the year.

Why did Sony fail in India?

“The pressure from Chinese brands and Samsung in the major price segments resulted in continuous decline of sales for Sony. With declining sales in India and other markets, Sony took the right decision to focus on the high ASP (average selling price) markets such as Japan.”

Does Sony have a share in India’s smartphone market?

Data from industry research firm Counterpoint show that Sony’s share in India’s smartphone market had fallen to very low figures. “Sony had less than 0. 01 per cent of the total India smartphone market share in Q1 2019,” Shobhit Srivastava, Research Analyst, Counterpoint, told BusinessLine.

Is Sony pulling out of India?

Apart from India, Sony has pulled out of some other markets as well. “We have ceased sales in Central and South America, West Asia, South Asia, Oceania, etc, in FY18, but we will keep monitoring the market situations and business feasibility,” the company said.

What is Sony’s exit from the Indian market?

Sony’s exit from the Indian market comes shortly after reports of the company planning to slash smartphone workforce 50% by 2020. This could result in up to 2,000 job cuts by end of the next fiscal year, according to a Nikkei report. Even though Sony hasn’t completely exited the smartphone business, the debacle was long time coming.

Is Sony going out of business?

In the US and China, Sony has withdrawn from the operator business but will continue selling in the open market. Earlier in March, the company had ceased its production in China.