Make in India campaign was started in 25 September 2014. The main objective of this scheme is that the ordinary things should be manufactured in India. In this regard, the very first thing that comes in our mind are the smartphones. Through this article i discuss about the top mobile brands of India
These Mobile phones are either manufactured in India or comes under the Made in India campaign. Our experts have compiled a list of Smartphones Made in India. India and China are dealing with some tough times due to the Coronavirus outbreak and India are facing the war condition in Indo-China border that has led to a movement to boycott Chinese products completely.
The movement is looking to ban Chinese smartphones and popular applications like TikTok, PUBG Mobile. After the people of India received a message about boycotting Chinese products, they have been searching for some of the Indian mobile brands and other made in India products.
India has become the 2nd largest manufacturing hub when it comes to phones. Here is the list of Smartphones Made in India.
1. Micromax Informatics
Micromax Informatics is the largest Indian mobile manufacturer, headquartered in Gurgaon, Haryana. It was founded by Rahul Sharma in 2000. In 2014, Indian smartphone brands held a massive market share of around 54%. Among them, Micromax Informatics was the biggest brand.
It took only three years for the situation to change completely and by the end of 2017, Micromax Informatics had only 6% while other Chinese brands had 40% of the market. The company makes mobiles, AC, LED TVs, Laptops, power banks, and Tablets. It has a manufacturing plant in Uttarakhand, has a revenue of 2368 Crore, and employs 20,000 people.
2. INTEX TECHNOLOGIES
The company was started in 1996 by Narendra Bansal and is the second-largest mobile company. It is headquartered in New Delhi and like Micromax has a huge range of products – Smartphones, LED TVs, Speakers, Tablets, Feature Phones, ACs, UPS, Coolers, etc.
The company has a revenue of Rs. 6200 Crores and has 10,000+ employees.
3. LAVA INTERNATIONAL
Lava International is The one of the Top Mobile Brands Of India ( the third-largest Indian mobile company in India) and is headquartered in Noida, Uttar Pradesh. The company was founded by Hari Om Rai and others in 2009 and make feature phones, smartphones, tablets, and laptops. Lava also owns the brand Xolo.
The company has a manufacturing plant in Uttar Pradesh and has 10,000+ employees and 542 Crore revenue.
4. KARBONN MOBILE
The company was started by Sudhir Hasija & Pardeep Jain in 2009 and is headquartered in New Delhi.
The company makes mobiles, tablets, feature phones, and Tablets. They have a revenue of Rs. 650 Crores and employees 10000+ persons. Karbonn Mobiles has tie-ups with Airtel, Vodafone, Idea and Jio. Karbonn is also the first Android One phone to be sold in the United Kingdom.
5. IBALL MOBILES
The company was started in 2001 by Anil Parasrampuria and is headquartered in India’s financial hub Mumbai, Maharashtra.
The company imports computer accessories, smartphones, tablets, and speakers.The latest product of the brand is a Wireless AC Router for the people to enhance their work from home experience during the coronavirus lockdown.
They employ more than 2000 people and has a turnover of Rs. 2000 crores.
It was a mobile company headed by Y Guru and was based out of Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. The company used to sell mobiles, PC and tablets which were assembled in Medchal Hyderabad.
The company had a revenue of Rs. 925 crore but now the website of the company no longer exists and they don’t sell products online.
Initially, its mobile and tablets were assembled in China. As per reports, the company’s website no longer functions.
7. RELIANCE JIO LYF MOBILES
The Reliance LyF Mobiles is a subsidiary company of the largest Indian Telecom company JIO. It makes 4G Volte Smartphones (Jio Phone) and also other Android mobiles, WIFI dongles. The company was founded by Mr. Mukesh Ambani, in 2015 and in 2016, LYF mobiles reportedly became the fifth most bought smartphone brand in India. It is also the second-largest LTE phone supplier in India.
The headquarter is in Mumbai, Maharashtra.