Things have not exactly been smooth cruising for Huawei in recent years. a brand-new report from Canalys paints a reasonably rosy image as the hardware huge overtook Samsung to snag the leading spot in worldwide mobile phone shipments for the second quarter of2020

The news is a turning point for a number of factors, not the least of which is the truth that this is very first time in 9 years that neither Apple nor Samsung has actually been at the top of Canalys’ charts. Huawei’s figures were practically solely enhanced by sales in its native China, which presently consists of more than 70%of its total figure.

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It’s crucial to note here, nevertheless, the reality that the business took the leading spot by essentially shrinking at a less quick rate than Samsung. Huawei’s total figures are down 5%year-over-year.

Things were bad for the smartphone market prior to COVID-19, but the pandemic definitely hasn’t assisted overall, as individuals are less inclined toward paying out hundreds to north of $1,000 for inessential upgrades. And, certainly, Huawei’s numbers dropped by 27%outside of China, however the overall slide was dampened by an 8%growth in China. Samsung, meanwhile, currently controls less than 1%of the Chinese market.

As for what this all means for the future, it appears that it may be challenging for Huawei to maintain its leading spot. “Its major channel partners in essential regions, such as Europe, are significantly cautious of ranging Huawei devices, taking on less models, and bringing in brand-new brand names to lower danger” Canalys’ Mo Jia stated of the report.

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