Citing the most recent report from the industry research company International Data Corporation (IDC), Lenovo India said on Wednesday it pipped its rivals Samsungand iBall which had 19.9 percent and 17.7 percent market share (Android) respectively, in the next quarter of the financial year 2017-18.Lenovo Grabbed Over 30 Percent of Android Tablet Market in India: IDC

“The expansion is a testament of the support from customers and the booming market possible. Our aim is to keep a steady growth and retain the top position in the coming year too,” said Rahul Agarwal, Managing Director and CEO, Lenovo India.

The market share for Lenovo India in the tablets category (Android) in the next quarter which ended on September 30 was 28.4 percent and at the first quarter which ended on June 30, was 24.2 percent.

Lenovo India explained that considerable wins in the government and education sectors together with commercial deals from big enterprises contributed to powerful grip in the company’s tablets business.

IDC, in its third-quarter report, stated that Lenovo was followed closely by Acer with 18.6 percent market share where it changed from customer to commercial segment which helped it to increase shipments into manifolds.

Samsung slipped to third position because its shipments grew only 2.9 percent in the quarter.

IBall stood in the fourth place as its imports seen an increase of 25.8 percent. Datawinddropped to the fifth place as its market share dropped by five percentage points to 12.7 percent.