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List Of Indian Cellphone Makers That Could Replace Chinese Smartphone Brands


Due to the ongoing tension between India and China, Indian users could opt for smartphones manufactured in India that include Micromax, Lava, Xolo, and other brands.

- Updated: 23rd Jun 2020, 13:22 IST

The ongoing trade war between India and China isn’t limited to the Indian population wanting to block Chinese apps. Indian citizens are also on the verge of boycotting Chinese companies such as smartphone manufacturers like Xiaomi, Huawei among others which are the largest smartphone companies in India with mass popularity. As a result, people are opting to purchase phones from Indian manufacturers, and here are a few brands based in India.

Micromax Informatics

Micromax Information was founded back in 2008 by Rohit Patel, Dewas Patel, and Mohit Sharma. It was the largest phone manufacturing company in India during its peak a few years ago. It manufactures a wide range of products including smartphones, tablets, LED televisions, and smartphones all at low-cost and affordable pricing with a stunning set of features on-board.

Yu Televentures

This brand was set up under the parent brand Micromax Informatics and it is headquartered in Gurugram. Rohit Sharma, the co-founder of its parent company is the 99% stakeholding. Some of the popular models of YU Televentures are Yureka 2, YU Yunique, YU Ace among others.

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Xolo is another Indian tech giant and a subsidiary of Lava International. Based in Noida, XOLO managed to take over a good chunk of the market share when it arrives a few years ago and was also the first manufacturer to launch a phone with the Intel processor. Some of the famous models under the Xolo brand are XOLO Black, XOLO Q Series among others.

Karbonn Mobiles

No doubt you might have heard the brand name as it was massively popular before Chinese OEMs took over the market in India. It is a joint venture between UTL Group and Jaina Group and has a presence in India as well as the Middle East, Nepal, Sri Lank, Europe, and other regions.

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Lava International

Another well-known Indian smartphone brand is Lava International that was founded in 2009. It received an award of “Most Trustworthy Brand in 2018” in the CMR Retail Sentiment Index.

Other Indian companies that manufacture phones in India are Intex Technologies, Smartron, Celkon, Swipe Mobiles, iBall Mobiles, Reliance Jio LYF Movies, Yu Televentures which is a sub-brand of Micromax.

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Highlights of the Story

  • Indian citizens are boycotting Chinese smartphone makers including Xiaomi, Vivo, Oppo, and others.
  • Indian brands like Micromax Informatics, XOLO and Lava and others could make a comeback.

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