Huawei overtakes Apple in global smartphone shipment

Huawei overtakes Apple in global smartphone shipment

Huawei overtook Apple again in the third quarter of 2018 and remains the world’s second largest smartphone vendor for two consecutive quarters, according to leading analyst firms such as IDC, IHS Markit, and Counterpoint. While its market share was down slightly from last quarter’s 15.9%, Huawei still shipped 52million handsets and grabbed 14.6% global market share. From a product perspective, its P-series and Mate-series are keeping it as competitive as ever. And Honor, which focuses on young consumers through online channels, has continued to sell well in many markets. IDC says smartphone vendors shipped 355.2 million units in Q3, down by 6.0% YoY, leading to a fourth-quarter loss. This casts doubt…

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