Smartphone maker, realme is among the Top 5 brands in 15 regions according to Q4 2020 Canalys global smartphone shipment report.
The brand that has been making inroads in the Kenyan market by launching 6 phones as well as AIot products last year in just 4 months, has also been making global news becoming the first in the world to ship over 50 million units with Kenya being one of the major markets.
According to the shipment report, realme ranked fourth and holds its position as the fastest-growing smartphone brand among the top five vendors in the Southeast Asia market in Q4 2020.
The company ranked 3rd in the Philippines and maintained more than 100 percent year-on-year growth in growing economies like Thailand and Myanmar. In the Indian market, realme came in fifth place with a 12 percent market share, staying closely with the top four.
At the same time, realme entered the top five positions in some European markets, including Greece, Czech Republic, and Russia, while in Russia realme achieved 338 percent annual growth in Q4.
“By embodying the spirit of ‘Dare to Leap’, realme is the amalgamation of best performance and trendy designs, with remarkable prices. We are confident that realme’s products and marketing strategy are effective even during this difficult time. realme will keep providing an optimum combination of bold, innovative designs and a balanced integration between software and hardware to meet the young generation’s requirements.” realme CEO, Sky Li introduced.
According to Canalys, realme ranked in the Top 5 brands by shipment including the following regions: India, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Philippines, Russia, Egypt, Israel, Czech Republic, Greece, and the greater Southeast Asia region as a whole.
The company has already rolled out a plan to increase sales by at least 30 percent in 2020 saying amazing products that mirror the changing trends are lined up for the Kenyan market.