Huawei Technologies shipped 72 per cent of its smartphones during the second quarter in China, where it recorded an 8 per cent increase in shipment volume from a year ago, according to research firm Canalys. Photo: Agence France-Presse
Huawei Technologies shipped 72 per cent of its smartphones during the second quarter in China, where it recorded an 8 per cent increase in shipment volume from a year ago, according to research firm Canalys. Photo: Agence France-Presse
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Huawei wrests crown of world’s biggest smartphone vendor from Samsung on strong China sales

  • Shenzhen-based Huawei shipped 55.8 million Android smartphones in the second quarter, edging out Samsung’s 53.7 million total tally in the same period
  • It marked the first quarter in nine years that a company other than Samsung or Apple has led the global smartphone market

Huawei Technologies shipped 72 per cent of its smartphones during the second quarter in China, where it recorded an 8 per cent increase in shipment volume from a year ago, according to research firm Canalys. Photo: Agence France-Presse
Huawei Technologies shipped 72 per cent of its smartphones during the second quarter in China, where it recorded an 8 per cent increase in shipment volume from a year ago, according to research firm Canalys. Photo: Agence France-Presse
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