Chinese mobile phones are snapped up in India. Its hard to boycott Chinese products

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 Chinese mobile phones are snapped up in India. Its hard to boycott Chinese products


Overseas. Com, June 22 (Xinhua) - there has been a call on social media in India to boycott Chinese products, including smartphones. However, Indian media pointed out that boycott of Chinese goods is easier said than done. Last week, a Chinese mobile phone was snapped up in just a few minutes after it was launched on an online platform in India. Indian industry experts say the made in China boycott sentiment wont last for a few weeks, as Indian consumers will find that they have no other choice at the moment.

A high-end Chinese smartphone manufacturers mobile phone was sold out on amazon.com in India Tuesday, and was snapped up within minutes, indicating that the product was no longer available. Indian media said the mobile phone is in great demand in the Indian market, and Chinese companies are also trying to ensure that their equipment can continue to be supplied.

In a boycott of Chinese products call, Chinas smart phones sold out so fast that some Indian media call it amazing. In southern India, executives at a popular smartphone retail store also told the media that smartphone sales in China did not decline last week. In this regard, the industry experts give a specific explanation. In an interview with the Indian Express, Dushi, research director of canalys, a market research company, said that Indians have to buy mobile phones, most of which are Chinese. He pointed out that few other brands can provide better price performance than Chinese smartphone manufacturers.

Navkendal Singh, research director of IDCs India division, also believes that Indian consumers have no choice but to continue buying mobile phones from Chinese companies. From the perspective of consumers, this is a pure value game, and Chinese smart phone companies have successfully achieved this, he explained, adding that Indias recent call for boycott of Chinese smart phones will not have a negative impact on the demand of several Chinese mobile phone brands.

According to IDC, four of Indias top five smartphone brands are from China. Counter point, another research firm, points out that Chinese brands control 81% of Indias smartphone market from January to March 2020, up from 67% in the same period last year.