This year Huawei launched many new smartphones ranging in different categories and surpassing Apple to become the second-largest smartphone maker. Today, the company presented some steady growth in smartphone shipments to close this year.
Eric Xu, the rotating chairman of Huawei comes up with a new graph about consumer business and said that Huawei shipped 240 million smartphones this year with a 20% increase from 2018.
Compared to Xu, a few weeks ago, Richard Yu, Huawei’s consumer business group said this year Huawei’s global smartphone shipment will be about 230 million units with a 12% on year increase.
In October, Huawei announced over 200 million smartphone units shipment, which is 64 days earlier than last year.
The third-quarter result report from Canalys Huawei has captured a whopping 40% of the total Chinese smartphone market and is the only smartphone maker to see business growth domestically.
In the global market, reports for the third quarter shows 28.5% on year growth in the smartphone market and over 17% of market shares.
Back in May, the US commerce department applied the trade ban on Huawei, which prohibits Huawei from certifying its new smartphones with Google’s Mobile Services (GMS) but failed to stop the company from launching new smartphones.
Huawei Mate 30 series was the first smartphones launched after the entity-list and doing amazing sales among the Chinese consumers recording a total of 12 million recently.
Xu also said in the upcoming year, Huawei will also focus on consumer-centric, full-scenario smart ecosystem devices including PCs, tablets, smart wearables, improved smart screen (TVs), IoT devices and more.