PC maker HP India today said it expects its gaming laptop business to grow beyond projected market growth rate of 30 per cent this year.
Dell India strengthened its portfolio with launching a new family of commercial desktops and All-in-Ones (AIOs).
Xiaomi expects offline retail to account for about half of its smartphone sales, up from about 30 per cent currently, by early next yr as it expands its presence into small cities.
Xiaomi said its 'Made in India' phones will have locally assembled printed circuit boards (PCB) by the 3rd quarter this year, as it looks to further ramp up its manufacturing capacity in the country.
Motorola aims to expand the number of its 'Moto Hubs' to 1,000 by the next quarter as it looks to further strengthen its play in India's offline retail segment.
Surveys show smartphone sales last year shrank slightly for the first time since the 2007 debut of the iPhone, and preliminary data this year suggests further deceleration.
IDC has forecast that global smartphone sales would cool this year before heating up with help from new 5G networks and India's vibrant market.
"India being the second largest smartphone market and the fastest growing globally, we have extremely aggressive plans for the country."
HP Inc. has emerged as the leader in the Indian large format printer (LFP) market with 37.7 percent share as the segment posted strong growth in the first quarter of 2018.
Xiaomi maintained its lead with 30.3 per cent market share, with Samsung at second place with 25.1 percent share, the International Data Corporation said.