MUMBAI: SHAREit, an application for cross platform sharing, has announced that it has hit 100 million local users in Indian app market.
SHAREit recently topped the Tool Board of Google Play in 13 countries including India, Bangladesh, Philippines, Uzbekistan, Algeria, Oman, Egypt, South Africa, Nepal, Malaysia, Qatar, Singapore and Kuwait. In India, besides being No.1 in the Tool Board of Google Play, SHAREit surpassed YouTube to rank No.4 in the Hot App List of App Store, No.2 in the App List of Mac App Store, and No.3 in the Hot App Board of Google Play.
Commenting on SHAREit’s achievement in India, Yan Fei, CEO, SHAREit said, “Given that the internet usage is still in its nascent stage and the country’s large youth population, we see a huge opportunity in the Indian market. We believe the features of SHAREit are compatible with the Indian users offering them an efficient, safer and more reliable transmission sans the use of the internet. We have managed to reach this remarkable feat by constantly upgrading the user experience and further aim to make SHAREit the most valuable data platform in the overseas emerging market.”
With 400 million registered users worldwide and an Indian user base larger than 100 million, SHAREit has now become the leader of Near Field Communication (NFC). With SHAREit, users can transfer files across different devices including Windows phones, Mac and on different operating systems such as Windows, iOS and Android.
SHAREit is also planning to create different versions of the app with the local languages to reach a larger consumer base. SHAREit is currently available only in Chinese and English.
The app made its debut in 2014 and has active users for more than five days a week.