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Huawei overtakes Apple as world’s second-biggest smartphone maker

Sep 8, 2017 |

Huawei has surpassed Apple in global smartphone sales consistently for June and July. With August sales looking strong for the Chinese vendor, a hat-trick for Huawei could be on the cards.


  • This is a significant milestone for Huawei, the largest Chinese smartphone brand with a growing global presence.
  • The global scale Huawei has been able to achieve can be attributed to its consistent investment in R&D and manufacturing, coupled with aggressive marketing and sales channel expansion.
  • However, a weak presence in the South Asian, Indian and North American markets limits Huawei’s potential in the near-to mid-term to take a sustainable second place position behind Samsung.

Number of Pages:  3 (Full report is available for clients at our portal)
Author: Peter 
Published Date: September 2017


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