Business New study says 40% smartphone users upgrade to new devices within a year Updated : March 08, 2019 06:54 PM IST 78 percent of the respondents are planning to buy a new smartphone in 2019 and smartphone brands Xiaomi and Samsung are their most popular choices with 25 percent and 19 percent votes respectively. New brand Realme's share which is 5 percent is higher than established players like ASUS and Nokia with 4 percent and 3 percent share respectively. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.