Experts Predict HUAWEI Will Occupy 1st Place, Replacing Samsung

According to the leading analytical firms IDC, IHS Markit, and Counterpoint, HUAWEI still beats Apple by the amount of smartphones sold and has remained the world's second largest smartphone vendor for two consecutive quarters.

It was unexpected for everyone when HUAWEI beat Apple's sales and took second place, but after the presentation of the new Mate20 series, experts predict Huawei will soon be in first place and replace Samsung.

In September, the International Data Corporation (IDC) published data about the business achievements of the first half of 2018, according to which HUAWEI saw a significant growth of over 95 million in global sales. According to the data of IDC, HUAWEI beat Apple's sales and occupied second place in the second quarter of 2018.

According to the data collected during the last three months, 54.2 million HUAWEI smartphones were sold, making the market share of the company 15.8%. The amount of Apple smartphones sold in April-June was 41.3 million. According to the report, Samsung took first place with 71.5 million smartphones sold, which is a 20.9% share on the market.

HUAWEI has kept second place for two consecutive quarters. Despite the fact that its share on the market decreased after the last quarter, HUAWEI's sales amounted to 52 million, making up 14.6% of the global market. In terms of product, its P and Mate series turned out to be as competitive as never before.

Experts say that the success of HUAWEI was conditioned by its continuous efforts to research and develop: “research and development have become a formula of success for HUAWEI.”

HUAWEI is the leading brand in the industry with its technological innovations. With its premium products, this giant smartphone manufacturer has won both the consumer and the market.

“The only way to show the customers how much HUAWEI cares for them is improving products and services. Through these efforts, today HUAWEI is a brand that is loved by the whole world. More and more customers are starting to use HUAWEI’s smartphones,” said Richard Yu, the CEO of HUAWEI Consumer Business Group.

The presentation of the HUAWEI Mate20 series and its unique opportunities has been spotlighted by international media.

“The HUAWEI Mate20 Pro is a smartphone that will get Apple and Samsung worried. This is a smartphone with the world's best camera, powerful processor and a powerful battery. These are added to other unique features like the wireless charging and the fingerprint scanner placed in the display,” said the ambitious and not groundless statement published by

HUAWEI products and services are available in over 170 countries and are used by a third of the world's population. 16 research and development centers operate throughout the world, in the USA, Germany, Sweden, Russia, and India and China.

HUAWEI Consumer BG is one of Huawei’s three business units, and their main direction is the production of smartphones, personal computers, tablets, and cloud services. HUAWEI Global Network is based on 20 years’ experience in the telecommunication business and offers innovative technologies for consumers worldwide.

By Mariam Diasamidze

12 November 2018 17:12