India has become an attractive market for mobile Internet companies thanks to its large user base. India’s mobile Internet users outnumbered PC users as of May 2012, chalking up 87 million at the end of 2012, according to the Internet and Mobile Association of India.

Indian Smartphone Market

Smartphone has outpaced feature phone to become the biggest drivers of mobile phone growth in India. India replaced Japan in the first quarter of this year as the world’s third largest smartphone market, just following China and the U.S., according to Strategy Analytics.

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Emma Lee

Emma Lee is Shanghai-based tech writer, covering startups and tech happenings in China and Asia in general. We are looking for stories related to tech and China. Reach her at lixin@technode.com.