The Indian smartphone market is an ultra-competitive space. Brands like Xiaomi, Realme, Samsung, and others battle tooth and nail to stay afloat in the world’s largest smartphone market. Even then, it takes non-stop innovation, frequent new launches, and aggressive pricing to stay relevant.
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This means any brand that doesn’t push the envelope in terms of new launches and competitive pricing loses out. We have seen too many promising brands and even established ones retreating from the Indian market, as they couldn’t keep up with the constant competition. Let’s take a look at top brands which no longer function in the country.
Major smartphone brands that are now defunct in India
Most recently, the South Korean brand, LG announced the shutdown of its mobile phone business globally, thus marking its exit from the smartphone business worldwide, including India. Here’s a list of top smartphone brands that are no longer on the shelves in the country.