The flagship Huawei P30 Pro handset. The Chinese smartphone maker shipped the second highest number of handsets, after Samsung, in the second quarter, and the five leading Chinese smartphone brands had a combined 42 per cent market share. Oppo pushed Apple’s iPhone into fourth place. Photo: Ben Sin

Chinese phone brand Oppo pushes iPhones into fourth place in global sales charts for handsets

  • Samsung remains in first place, with 75.1 million handsets shipped last quarter, while Chinese firms Huawei and Oppo both outsold the iPhone
  • High prices are a sticking point for the iPhone, while Chinese brands’ strategies are better aligned to customers’ needs, say analysts
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The flagship Huawei P30 Pro handset. The Chinese smartphone maker shipped the second highest number of handsets, after Samsung, in the second quarter, and the five leading Chinese smartphone brands had a combined 42 per cent market share. Oppo pushed Apple’s iPhone into fourth place. Photo: Ben Sin
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