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PICS: India's top gadget brands

Last updated on: October 19, 2011 13:55 IST

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eBay India has announced the eBay India Battle of Gadgets 2011. The event ranks India's most popular electronic gadget purchases online over a 12-month period based on an analysis of all eBay transactions.

The research report showcases interesting trends of India's top gadget cities, models and brands across 7 popular gadget categories -- laptops, cameras, mobile phones, televisions, gaming consoles, pen drives and MP3 players.

eBay Battle of the Gadgets Methodology

eBay Battle of the Gadgets 2011 research findings were based on an analysis of all online gadget purchases by Indians on eBay between July 1, 2010 and June 30, 2011.

eBay India also revealed some other interesting stats about itself: On an average day on eBay India, a portable storage device or pen drive sells every four minutes, a mobile handset sells every five minutes, a laptop sells every 27 minutes, a MP3 player sells every 28 minutes, a digital camera sells every 39 minutes and a video game console sells every 39 minutes.

Presenting then the eBay battle of the gadgets 2011:

Delhi is India's top gadget hub with the most gadget purchases in the country

Delhi has topped the list of India's top 10 gadget cities followed by IT city Bengaluru. Mumbai takes up the third position before Hyderabad and Chennai. The other cities include Pune, Kolkata, Kanchipuram, Ahmedabad and Kochi.

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Sony is India's most popular gadget brand

Sony's multibrand portfolio and Nokia's mobile phone dominance puts them in first and second place with Samsung, Apple, Seagate making up the top 5 gadget brands.

Micromax, LG, Canon, Dell and Lenovo also feature in the top 10 list.

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Top mobile brands

Nokia has emerged as the most popular brand in mobile phones category while Micromax and HTC take the second and third position respectively. The fourth and fifth position is ruled by Sony Ericsson and Blackberry.

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Top mobile models

Sony Ericcson Xperia X10 is the most popular mobile model in India followed by Micromax Q1, HTC Wildfire, Blackberry Curve 8250 and Nokia E7.

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Top camera brands

Demand from photography enthusiasts has allowed Nikon to capture the first position followed by Sony and Canon.

Olympus and Fuji rank fourth and fifth, respectively.

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The Nikon L22 is the most popular camera model in the country followed by Nikon S3000, Canon A495, Nikon P100 and Nikon L110.

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Top laptop brands

Dell is the most popular brand for laptops amongst gadget lovers. Other laptop brands preferred by consumers are Acer, Sony Vaio, Lenovo and HP.

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Top laptop models

The Dell Inspiron 15 is the country's most popular laptop model followed by MacBook Air, Samsung N148, Samsung N150 and Acer 5742.

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Top gaming consoles

The Microsoft Xbox is the most popular console amongst gaming enthusiasts.

The Sony Playstation Portable ranks second followed by the Sony Playstation 3, SonyPlaystation 2 and the Nintendo Wii.

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Top TV brands

While Sony has leaped to among top TV brands, Samsung and Toshiba enjoy the second and the third position, respectively. LG and VU rank fourth and fifth in the category.

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Top TV models

Sony KLV-32BX300 is India's most popular TV Model followed by Sony KLV-40BX400, Sony KDL-32CX520, Sony KLV-32BX320and LG 22LE530.

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Top memory device brands

When it comes to storing data, Sandisk is the most reliable brand followed by Transcend and Seagate. Other brands in the top 5 category are Western Digital and HP.

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Top MP3 brands

Transcend keeps India hooked to portable music andhas topped the list of favourite MP3 players. Apple and Sony rank second and third followed by Sandisk and Phillips in this product category.

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Top MP3 player models

The iPod Touch is India's most popular MP3 Player Model, followed by the iPod Nano, iPod Shuffle, Transcend MP860 and Transcend MP330.

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