Mobile Phone Importer in India - Mobile Import Report of April 2017

01 June 2017
Mobile Phone Import

In 2016, India got 14th rank in the list of largest mobile phone importer countries across the world. India has imported mobile phones with the value of 14728 Million USD during 2016. India is importing mobile phones in CBU (Completely Built Unit) and CKD (Completely Knocked Down) types. In CBU type, the mobile phone does not require any assembly before selling in the open market while CKD mobile phones imported in different components and it needs to be assembled first.

Here the question arises what you will gain from mobile phone import report of India. Let’s take a comprehensive look at the following highlights:

·         Which is the most imported mobile phone model in India in April 2017?

·         What is the total import value for CBU and CKD type mobile phones?

·         Which is the largest Indian port for Mobile phone Import?

·         You can get the list of mobile importers in India (from Export Genius).

Here, we are providing the detailed analysis of mobile import in India on the basis of Brand, Model, Exporter country, Indian Port, specifications etc. in this article.

Mobile Phone Import: Brand Wise Analysis

The mobile phones of Apple brand have registered highest import value of 76.42 Million USD due to its high cost as compared to other brands in India during April 2017. It is followed by Motorola (18.70 Million USD), Itel and Huawei. Apple mobile phones have imported as a CBU type only as it is not imported in CKD type. If we analyse by total quantity imported in CBU type, Itel brand is the largest importer of mobile in CBU type with the import of 1251008 pieces of mobile phone during April 2017. Micromax and Apple are next in the list with 326041 pieces and 218975 pieces respectively.

Refer the below table to check the import value of top mobile brands in the completely built unit category during April 2017.

Brand Wise Analysis

Brand Name

Import Value in Million USD











*Above stats is based on April 2017 report of CBU type

In CKD type mobile phone import in India, a total of 7906982 pieces of Samsung mobile phones has imported in India during April 2017. It is followed by Vivo and Oppo. If we go for highest import value of CKD mobile phones, Oppo registered import value 81.7 Million USD while it is 77.4 Million USD for Vivo brand.

Mobile Phone Import: Model Wise Analysis

In April 2017, 323546 CBU mobile phones of IT2130 model (Itel brand) have imported in India which is 28.13% of the total quantity of mobile phones imported. IT2180, Starz Mini of Ziox brand and Starz Bolt are next in the list of most imported model of CBU mobiles in April 2017. In case of highest import value, Iphone 7 and Iphone 6 stood as top in the list followed by G5 plus. Check the following table to know the model wise analysis of CBU mobile phones imported in India during April 2017.

Model Wise Analysis

Model Name

Quantity in Pieces





Starz Mini


Starz Bolt








*Above stats is based on April 2017 report of CBU type


As per the CKD type mobile phone import report, India is just importing components of mobile phones without any model name on a large scale. It is not specified that which brand has imported these components of mobile phones in India. Around 50% of the quantity (8574576 pieces) of CKD mobile phones has imported under the unspecified brand. However, we have managed to collect the information that Galaxy J7 prime and V5 model are next in the list with the quantity of 1753851 pieces and 1357645 pieces respectively.


Mobile Importers in India

Here we are providing list of mobile phone importer in India. Check the following table to know the importers name with its address.

Importers Name


Asiatelco India Private Limited

C-5a/95, Sf & Tf,Janakpuri, New Delhi

Allege Impex Pvt. Ltd

225 Campus, 03 Level 2 Elegance Tower, Old Mathura Road, Jasola, New Delhi

Bellizo Trading Private Limited

5th Floor, 507, Avior, Nirmal Gala Xy,Lbs Road, Mulund West,

Mumbai, Maharashtra

Electro Track

Shop No. 81, U G Citi Centre A/C Arcade, Kempegowda Circle, Bangalore

Drive India Enterprise Solutions Ltd.

7th floor. Kamla Executive Parkandheri East, Mumbai, Maharashtra.



Mobile import in India: Exporter Country Wise Analysis

China is the largest mobile phone exporter country of India. It has registered highest sales in India in both types (CBU & CKD) of mobile phones. India has imported CBU mobile phone from China with an import value of 171.31 Million USD which is 95.12% of its total import value (180 Million USD). Taiwan and Hong Kong are next in the CBU Mobile phone import data of India. Here is the table for exporter wise analysis of CBU mobile phones.

Exporter Country

Value in Million USD





Hong Kong






*Above stats is based on April 2017 report of CBU type

IN CKD type mobile phone import, China has registered sales of 330 Million USD in India during April 2017. India has imported mobile phones from China with 94.70% value out of total’s output. A total of 20575618 pieces of CKD type mobile phones imported from China in India during April 2017. We can say that China is the largest exporter country for the mobile importers in India. Exporter countries must know about the mobile phone import duty in India. For any further clarifications, contact at 011-47048012 and get the detail of mobile phone import duty in India including all the charges.

Mobile import in India: Indian Port Wise Analysis

Delhi Air is the largest Indian port in mobile phone import (On the basis of quantity) in both types i.e. CBU and CKD during April 2017. Bangalore Air has registered import value of 61.71 million USD while it is 43.17 for Delhi Air. The CBU type mobile phone import at Delhi Air is 47.68% out of total’s quantity imported while it registered only 23.97% import value out of total value of import during April 2017. Check the import value of CBU mobile phone at various Indian ports in April 2017.

Port Wise Analysis

Indian Port

Import Value in Million USD

Bangalore Air


Delhi Air


Hyderabad Air


Chennai Air


Sahar Air Cargo


Kolkata Air


Jaipur Air


*Above stats is based on April 2017 report of CBU type

Specification Wise Analysis

A mobile phone with 800 mAh battery has imported most in quantity of 17.68% out of total quantity imported while 3000 mAh battery mobile registered highest import value of 36.9 Million USD during April 2017. Our specialists have also prepared mobile phone import report on other specifications of mobile phones in CBU and CKD type.

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