NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov seven – Huawei has retained its situation as the 2nd primary smartphone company in international smartphone shipment.
According to analyst firms these as IDC, IHS Markit and Counterpoint, the Chinese company has overtaken Apple once more, for two consecutive quarters, transport 52 million handsets.
CEO of Huawei Shopper Small business Team Richard Yu says the international shipment of their smartphone experienced exceeded a hundred million by July 18, which means the company is properly positioned to strike the 200 million yearly target.
“Huawei commences from and ends with end users. To satisfy and delight consumers has constantly been the one particular matter Huawei-ers do just about every working day,” Yu says.
Samsung led the way by transport seventy two.two million handsets, while Apple transported 46.nine million.
According to IDC, smartphone suppliers transported 355.two million models in quarter 3, down by 6 p.c 12 months in excess of 12 months, primary to a fourth-quarter decline, casting question on the smartphone marketplace.
Apple is, nevertheless, the world’s most financially rewarding smartphone company, having grow to be the to start with non-public sector company to surpass the US$one trillion in marketplace benefit in early August.
General, China represents roughly one particular-3rd of the smartphone share, although it has professional decrease since quarter two 2017, and quarter three 2018 in the sixth quarter exactly where the marketplace sees contraction.