As per Counterpoint Research, the Indian market’s share of domestically manufactured iPhones increased 17% in 2018 to 76% in 2021. The iPhone exports from India increased to 5% from nil a couple of years ago.
To date, Apple’sbest year of manufacturing in India was in 2017, when it shipped 3.2million units. In 2020, it had shipped 3.1million units despite the pandemic. As per Pathak, the number will increase to 4 million units this year.
CMR, on the other hand, estimates close to 3% market share in 2021, with iPhone shipments potentially touching the 5 million mark.