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Huawei retains second spot in the global smartphone market with an increased 17% share for Q2: SA



Huawei’s first-half business results showed us that the company is moving forward and unaffected by the US trade ban, the progress is also seen in its global smartphone market share, reveals the latest report.

Huawei acquired the highest smartphone market share in China for Q2, Apple and others face decrease: Canalys

According to market researcher Strategy Analytics, Huawei has captured 17% of the global smartphone market and retained its second spot among top smartphone vendors for the second quarter of 2019.

The data shows, Huawei surprised everyone and grew its global smartphone shipments by 8% annually from 54.2 million during Q2 2018 to 58.7 million in Q2 2019. The company acquired a 17% global smartphone market share in Q2 2019, up from 15% a year ago.

Meanwhile, Samsung stays on top with 76.3 million shipments and a 22.3% market share. Apple comes on third with 38% million sales and 11.1% share, the company also saw a slight decline in its sales and shares.

“Huawei surged at home in China during the quarter, as the firm sought to offset regulatory uncertainty in other major regions such as North America and Western Europe,” said Neil Mawston, Executive Director at Strategy Analytics.

The report from Canalys says the Chinese tech giant has captured 27.6% of the total Chinese smartphone market and counts as the only company to seen growth in its business for the second consecutive quarter.

Most of Deng Li's smartphones are from the Huawei ecosystem and his first Huawei phone was Ascend Mate 2 (4G). As a tech enthusiast, he keeps exploring new technologies and inspects them closely. Apart from the technology world, he takes care of his garden.