Users still favour Chinese smartphone brands

Despite anti-China sentiments in India, online shoppers seem to prefer Chinese mobile phones electronic gadgets.

For instance, OnePlus (Nord 5G, OnePlus 7T series), OPPO (A5 ) ,Huawei’s Honor (Honor 9A) and Xiaomi were among -selling smartphone brands along with Samsung Galaxy series and Apple IPhone 11, as per Prime Day sale data of .

Amazon also said its Prime Day 2020 sales saw participation from 97% of the pin-codes across the country. “This was our biggest Prime Day ever for small businesses — almost one lakh SMB (small ) sellers (70% from small towns) received orders from across 97% of India’s pin-codes,” said Amit Agarwal, country manager, Amazon India.

Over 91,000 SMBs, artisans, weavers and women entrepreneurs from over 5,900 pin-codes saw success during Prime Day 2020, as per Amazon. Of these, over 62000 sellers were from non-metro and tier 2/3 cities across India. Over 31,000 SMB sellers witnessed their highest sales ever with over 4,000 SMB sellers each registering sales of ₹10 lakh or more and some 209 SMB sellers became crorepatis.

Artisans and weavers who sell their handmade collection through Amazon Karigar store witnessed a growth of 6.7X, and women entrepreneurs from the Saheli program witnessed a growth of 2.6X over average day sales, the statement said.

Similarly, startup brands under the Launchpad program grew by 2.1X over their average day sales. Over a thousand Local Shops from over 100 cities made their Prime Day debut, growing by 2X over average day sales. Over 1 million Prime members shopped from small businesses in the 14-day lead up to Prime Day, further helping them with their business revival.

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