NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 7 – Huawei has retained its placement as the 2nd main smartphone company in global smartphone shipment.
According to analyst firms this kind of as IDC, IHS Markit and Counterpoint, the Chinese company has overtaken Apple once more, for two consecutive quarters, shipping and delivery fifty two million handsets.
CEO of Huawei Shopper Business enterprise Group Richard Yu claims the global shipment of their smartphone experienced exceeded a hundred million by July eighteen, meaning the company is well positioned to strike the two hundred million yearly target.
“Huawei begins from and finishes with conclude consumers. To fulfill and delight prospects has usually been the one particular factor Huawei-ers do every day,” Yu claims.
Samsung led the way by shipping and delivery seventy two.2 million handsets, although Apple shipped 46.9 million.
According to IDC, smartphone vendors shipped 355.2 million models in quarter 3, down by 6 p.c calendar year about calendar year, main to a fourth-quarter loss, casting question on the smartphone current market.
Apple is, nevertheless, the world’s most profitable smartphone company, having come to be the very first personal sector company to surpass the US$one trillion in current market price in early August.
In general, China represents around one particular-third of the smartphone share, whilst it has expert decrease due to the fact quarter two 2017, and quarter a few 2018 in the sixth quarter where the current market sees contraction.