Analysts said that Amazon had been riding on top for almost a month.
However, in terms of 'monthly active users of the app', Flipkart still led the way.
While 4.5% Flipkart users used the app every day, only 2.7% Amazon users did so.
Amazon enters the Indian market: Challenges the leaders
Amazon entered the Indian market only in June 2013, many years after Flipkart (2007) and Snapdeal (2010). However, it is now catching up with its two local rivals in the ongoing race to the top of India's e-commerce market.
28 Apr 2016
Amazon beats Snapdeal to become No.2 in online retail
Amazon pipped Snapdeal to become the 2nd largest online marketplace in India.
While Flipkart's and Snapdeal's shipments fell to 37% and 14-15% respectively, Amazon's shipments saw a massive increase, from 14% to 24% in the same time frame.
Analysts contend that if no new company enters the e-commerce segment, it will be a race between Flipkart and Amazon by the end of 2016.
09 Jun 2016
Amazon amassing budgets to take on Flipkart and Snapdeal
Amazon Inc announced that it would invest an additional $3 billion in India to take on local rivals Flipkart and Snapdeal.
This highlights Amazon's ultra-aggressive spending on "discounts, advertising, logistics and other things to achieve its ambition of becoming the largest e-commerce company in India."
A sizeable chunk of this investment will go towards building web services systems in India.
23 Jun 2016
Amazon pips Flipkart in terms of web traffic
Amazon India revealed that it had left the Indian e-tailer Flipkart behind in terms of overall website traffic, covering both PCs and mobile.
The numbers obtained from November 2015 to May 2016, reflected that the Seattle-headquartered company had generated "between 33% and 62% more monthly traffic" than Flipkart.
Moreover, Amazon had 180 million average monthly user visits while Flipkart's figure stood at 120 million.
22 Jul 2016
Amazon- the most downloaded retail app; beats Flipkart