Smartphone plays an important role in our day to day life. It is a great medium for learning, entertainment, fun and much more. It is the most used gadget in the world because it is cheaper than other gadgets which offer a lot of features. The technology in the smartphone industry is increasing in terms of security, flexibility, design, protection, etc. Now the phones are coming with a fingerprint scanner, 3D touch, Scatter-proof, Dustproof, Waterproof, Dual/Rotating camera, Super fast charging and much more technologies. Here I have listed top 10 smartphone manufacturers in India 2018.
Earlier, I have shared top 10 smartphone manufacturers in the world, but many people don’t know about Indian smartphone companies. Micromax is the only Indian Smartphone company who listed on the top 10 list of best selling smartphones of the world. Follow the complete list below.
Micromax is the top smartphone manufacturer in India headquartered in Gurgaon, Haryana. The company was established as an IT company, but later it entered into the mobile phone business. Canvas series phones are the most popular phones of Micromax. It not only produces smartphones but also produces Tablets, TVs, Computers and Data Cards.
Founded: 29 March 2000
Headquarters: Gurgaon, Haryana
Founder: Rahul Sharma, Vikas Jain, Sumeet Arora, Rajesh Agarwal
Tagline: Nothing like Anything
Celkon is a mobile phone maker based in Hyderabad. In the beginning, the company started production and assembling its products in Taiwan and China. Now it is producing smartphones, Tablets, and wireless technologies in India.
Founder: Y Guru
Tagline: Rule the change
Videocon is a large varied Indian enterprise headquartered in Mumbai. It has 17 production sites in India and plants in Mainland China, Poland, Italy and Mexico. Besides smartphones, it produces products like colour TV, Washing machines, ACs, Refrigerators, Microwave ovens and many other home appliances. In November 2009, it unveiled its new line of mobile phones.
Founder: Venugopal Dhoot
Tagline: New Improved Life
YU is the only Indian brand, who holds official Cyanogen OS rights. It was founded on 18 December 2014 as a joint project of Cyanogen Inc and Micromax Informatics Limited. It produces smartphones, Fitness bands, Power Banks and Portable printers. YU Yureka is the most sold smartphone of this company.
Founded: December 2014
Headquarters: Gurgaon, Haryana
Founder: Rahul Sharma
Tagline: Play God
Intex founded in the year 1996 is an Indian smartphone company, customer durables and IT Components manufacturer. Intex Cloud FX is the first Firefox-powered smartphone of India. Besides smartphones, it also produces Wearable devices, Home theatres, Multimedia speakers, DVD players, LED/LCD TVs, Washing machines, Induction cookers, and much more.
Headquarters: New Delhi
Founder: Narendra Bansal
Tagline: Demand More
Karbonn Mobiles is a telecom company in India which was founded in March 2009. It is also available in some other countries such as Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, in the Middle East and Europ. It has also tied up with online digital entertainment service provider Hungama.Com and have an app preinstalled.
Founder: Pradeep Jain
Tagline: Spread a smile
Lava is an Indian smartphone manufacturer company with headquarters located in Noida. It was founded in the year 2003 as Pacetel Communications. It unveiled the world’s first Intel chip-based smartphone. In 2009, the company was renamed Lava International.
Headquarters: New Delhi
Founder: Hari Om Rai, Sunil Bhalla, Shailendra Nath Rai and Vishal Sehgal
Tagline: Create Possibilities
iBall is a privately held Indian consumer electronics company headquartered in Mumbai. It produces peripheral devices and hardware for personal computers, including keyboards, mice, CPU Cabinets, webcams and also makes tablets, speakers, headphones, microphones, MP3 Players, LCD Monitors, USB flash drives, and barcode scanners.
Founder: Sandeep Parasrampuria
Tagline: Your eyeball view, Our technology new
HCL is a global IT services company, based in Noida, Uttar Pradesh. It emerged as a private company in 1991 when HCL Limited entered into the software services business. The company has offices in 32 countries including Australia, Chin, South Africa, France, Germany, Canada, etc. It produces Smartphones, Tablets, Computers, Laptops and computer peripherals.
Founded: 12 November 1991
Founder: Shiv Nadar
Tagline: Relationship Beyond the Contract
XOLO is an Indian smartphone manufacturer company launched in April 2012 which is located in Noida, Uttar Pradesh. It launched India’s first smartphone with an Intel processor and also the first Indian company to associate with AMD to launch the XOLO Win tablet. It also produces computers and laptops.
Founded: April 2012
Founder: Vishal Sehgal and Sunil Raina
Tagline: The next level
Spice, previously known as Cellebrum, is a developer of Mobile Value Added Services, Mobile applications and Internet products with head office at Noida. It has obtained a semi-closed wallet license from the Reserve Bank of India 2015 which is valid up to 2020. It also produces tablets.
Founder: Saket Agarwal
Tagline: There’s always a smarter way
Arise is an Indian smartphone company of electrical goods based in Delhi and offers a range of consumer electronics. It started as a small hardware store in Palam, Delhi in 1984 by two brothers Avinash and Amit Jain and was then known as “Jain Brothers”. It produces Smartphones, TVs, UPS, Water pumps, Mixer Grinder, Induction cooker, Mixer Grinders, Water heaters, etc.
Founder: Avinash Jain and Amit Jain
These are the top 10 smartphones manufacturers in India 2018. These smartphone companies are making awesome mobile phones in the budget for their customers.