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realme becomes the top 5G smartphone brand with a 23% share in Q2 2021, according to Counterpoint Research


-realme as India's 5G leader will be launching at least three new 5G smartphones before Diwali, 2021

-realme witnessed a 140% Y-o-Y growth  in Q2 2021

-realme is the fastest brand to reach 50 million cumulative smartphone shipments in India

New Delhi, July 30, 2021: realme, the world’s fastest-growing smartphone brand, has just been named by Counterpoint's Q2 2021 market analysis report as the Top 5G smartphone brand with a 23% share in Q2 2021 in India. realme led the market in 5G smartphone shipment and has also became the fastest brand to reach 50 million cumulative smartphone shipments in India. In addition to this achievement, realme also grew a massive 140% Y-o-Y in Q2 2021 and captured the fourth position in the Indian smartphone market, gaining momentum.

As one of the first adopters of the 5G technology in India, realme is country’s first brand to launch India’s first 5G smartphone – the flagship realme X50 Pro 5G, the brand now also became the leading 5G smartphone brand in India. This latest achievement highlights realme’s commitment to 5G in the Indian market to bring the 5G technology to more users in India and worldwide. Staying true to the commitment, as India's 5G leader, realme will be launching at least three new 5G devices before Diwali and will also launch 5G smartphones in the premium segment with flagship features, disrupting the premium market. 

Commenting on this key achievement, Mr. Madhav Sheth, Vice President, realme and Chief Executive Officer, realme India and Europe said, “realme believes that every Indian deserves a 5G phone and is spearheading 5G’s democratization in India and globally, and through our 5G smartphones we will constantly bring the best in segment experience to more Indian consumers. realme becoming the top 5G smartphone brand in Q2 2021 and also the fastest brand to reach 50 million cumulative smartphone shipments in India is a testimony in itself, which showcases our commitment. This achievement highlights the fact that our smartphones are widely appreciated and adopted by the customers, and the new launches are also very well received.”

To support its ambition to become a 5G leader, realme has been undergoing a rapid internal 5G transformation. Currently, 90% of realme’s R&D resources have been converted to develop 5G technology and products. realme will also invest a significant amount of US$300 million globally in research and product development based on the 5G technology.

About realme

realme is a technology brand that specializes in providing high-quality smartphones and a trendsetting tech lifestyle. The brand was officially established on May 4th, 2018 by its founder Sky Li and Madhav Sheth in India, together with a young team that has rich experience in the smartphone industry. realme is committed to offering smartphones with trendsetting designs and technologies while exploring more possibilities of the Artificial Internet of Things.

realme has launched various smartphones across all price ranges from entry-level up to flagship segments, including India’s first 5G smartphone realme X50 Pro 5G. The brand has recently unveiled India’s first smartphone with MediaTek Dimensity 800U, realme 8 series with realme 8 Pro including the ultimate 108MP Infinity Quad Camera and realme 8 with a Super Amoled Display, and realme 8 5G,  India's first 5G smartphone with MediaTek Dimensity 700 5G processor; realme X7 Max 5G India’s first smartphone with Dimensity 1200 5G Processor, realme X7 Pro 5G, realme X7 5G, narzo 30 series with realme narzo 30 5G, realme narzo 30 4G;  narzo 30 Pro 5G the most powerful 5G gaming mid-ranger and realme narzo 30A, powerful budget gaming ninja. realme’s product line includes best 4G flagship - realme X3 & X3 SuperZoom, entry-level value kings - realme C11, realme C12, and realme C15; its best 64MP quad-camera phone - realme 7i, realme 7 with the world’s first Helio G95 processor and most powerful 64MP camera, and India's Fastest Charging 64MP Flagship- realme 7 Pro. Committed to offering a smart and trendsetting lifestyle for youth, realme had introduced its UNI Smart AIoT strategy earlier in 2020. As part of its tech-lifestyle product portfolio, the brand has recently introduced the realme Watch S Series, realme Smart TV, realme Band, realme Buds Wireless 2, realme Buds Wireless 2 Neo, realme Buds Q2 Neo, realme Watch 2, realme Watch 2 Pro, realme Buds Air Neo, realme Buds Q, realme Buds Air Pro, realme Buds Air 2 with the most affordable ANC, realme Adventurer Backpack, realme 30W Dart Charge power bank, realme M1 sonic electric toothbrush, realme Adventurer Luggage, realme Tote Bag 2.0, realme Motion Activated Night Light, realme Gaming Accessories Kit, realme Beard Trimmer Series, realme Hair Dryer and the realme UI 2.0.

realme has become the top 5G smartphone brand in India with a 23% share in Q2 2021 and is the fastest brand to reach 50 million cumulative smartphone shipments in India, according to Counterpoint Research.

According to Counterpoint Hearables Report (Q2), realme emerged as the No.1 brand in the TWS market, driven by Buds Air Neo and Buds Q. TechARC has ranked realme as No. 1 Quality Smartphone Brand with the lowest repair rate as well as the highest in customer engagement.

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