5G smartphone searches up two times on Flipkart in first half of 2022
The trend is set to further intensify as the country prepares to enter the 5G era this year after a successful 5G spectrum auction.
“Over the past few quarters, we have witnessed an increasing demand for 5G smartphones that will offer higher internet speed across metros and smaller cities, with nearly 75 per cent of the searches coming from tier 2 and beyond cities,” said Kunal Gupta, Senior Director, Mobiles at Flipkart,
Multiple brands, including Motorola Samsung, OPPO, Vivo, realme and POCO, among others, have launched an extensive range of 5G smartphones across various prices, starting from Rs 12,999.
The installed base of smartphones with 5G capabilities has crossed 5 crore in the country, according to Counterpoint Research.
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