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Huawei surpassed Apple for the first time in the global smartphone market

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While Samsung and Apple facing market drop, Huawei is growing its consumers around the globe. A recent report from IDC shows that Huawei’s mobile phone shipments for the second quarter of 2018 has surpassed Apple.

According to the data compiled by International Data Corporation IDC, Huawei’s has taken the second spot and surpassed Apple in the second quarter of 2018, leading with a significant increase of smartphone shipment in the global market.

This is a significant achievement for Huawei as taking the second position marks the first quarter since 2Q 2010 where Apple has not been the number one or two smartphone company in terms of market share.



According to the data, Huawei shipped 54.2 million units in the second quarter, surpassing Apple’s 41.3 million units. These results are very good news for Huawei with a market share of 15.8%, a surge of 40.9 compared with the same quarter of last year.

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While Samsung is still on top of the list with shipments of 71.5 million units and its market share dropped to 20.9% compared to last year’s 22.9% with a decline of 10.4% on year. While Apple took a small inch of growing with only 0.7% on year reach.

Other Chinese manufacturers are also in the top five list including Xiaomi with 31.9 million shipments with a 9.3% market share and Oppo with 29.4 million units with 8.6% market share.



“The continued growth of Huawei is impressive, to say the least, as is its ability to move into markets where, until recently, the brand was largely unknown,” said Ryan Reith, program vice president with IDC’s Worldwide Mobile Device Trackers.

Other industry trackers Canalys, Strategy Analytics & Counterpoint has also shown the same graphs for the Chinese Tech Giant.

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Huawei and its subsidiary ‘Honor’ are growing rapidly in the global market and now proved that its appearance in the smartphone world is strengthening which is kind of buzzer for its rivals.



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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.

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OpenHarmony 2.0 Canary version released, Huawei with other firms donated the core codes

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OpenHarmony 2.0 Canary Event

On 27th July 2021, the OpenHarmony 2.0 Canary event has successfully concluded under the guidance of the OpenAtom OpenHarmony committee. More than 160 expertise among 18 enterprises has participated in the event. This is the first-ever grand event in the open-source industry of the Chinese market.

Furthermore, Huawei with other firms including JD.com, Runhe, Ekatong, and many others had donated the core codes in four groups for the project. Besides, Andrei Gherzan, Bernhard Rosenkraenzer, and Jianyu Liu with their colleagues from the 18 firms had participated individually.

OpenAtom OpenHarmony project team working committee members mainly include Huawei, PATEO, JD.com, Runhe, Yikatong, Software Institute of Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Chinasoft International. Let’s check further, which group has donated in which group-

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OpenHarmony Project Donors:

  • A Category Donors: Huawei PATEO, JD, Runhe, Yikatong, Chinasoft International
  • B Category Donors: ISoftStone
  • C Category Donors: Huaqiu, Speedo
  • Special Category Donors: Thiel Laboratory, Chinese Academy of Sciences Software Institute

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List of Enterprise and Institutions, who took part in the OpenHarmony 2.0 Canary event-

  1. PATEO
  2. CSDN
  3. Electronic enthusiasts
  4. Haoba Technology
  5. Huaqiu
  6. Huawei
  7. InfoQ
  8. JD.com
  9. Open Source China/Mayun
  10. iSoftStone
  11. Runhe
  12. Sibito
  13. Sibu
  14. Yikatong
  15. Software Institute of Chinese Academy of Sciences
  16. Chinasoft International
  17. 36 Krypton
  18. 51CTO

To be mentioned, the OpenHarmony project aims to build open-source community governance using the marketing-friendly open-source approach such as Apache 2.0. The previous information revealed that the OpenHarmony 2.0 Canary version has been officially debuted on Gitee by the 1st of June.

(Source- Ithome)

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Renders leak of Huawei Smart TV V75 and Sound X gives better view at these devices

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Huawei is all set for the next global flagship product launch conference tomorrow. At this event, the Chinese tech maker will reveal the most anticipated Huawei P50 series as well as other smart products.

To increase the excitement, Huawei has shared the official teaser renders of upcoming products such as the Huawei P50 series, Sound X speaker, mini LED TV V75 Super, Smart TV V98, and more.

Just a day ahead of the launch event, and a tipster has leaked the brand new renders of the Huawei mini LED TV V75 Super and Sound X speaker powered by HarmonyOS 2.0.

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Let’s explore the renders in detail and what specifications they suggest:

Huawei mini LED TV V75 Super:

Huawei smart tv v 75 render

The render reveals that the smart TV V75 Super features extremely thin bezels around the display which gives it a modern look. The TV comes with a camera system positioned at the top and it is likely to come with pops up mechanically from the frame of the TV.

Additionally, this mini LED will be packed with HarmonyOS 2.0 system and arrive with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage.

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Huawei Sound X speaker:

Huawei Sound X render

The render suggests that the Huawei Sound X speaker’s design is slightly different as compared to the previously launched speaker. The new Sound X has a transparent outer shell, which seems similar to the Harmon Kardon Soundsticks 4.

The official teaser shows the Devialet branding on the speaker, which confirms that it will continue to use sound drivers from Devialet.

(Source: 91mobiles)

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‘Tesla cars are killing peoples’ said Huawei smart car solution head, demoted by Huawei

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Yesterday, Huawei removes Su Qing as the President of the Intelligent Driving Product Line, accounting him responsible for making improper comments about Tesla vehicles.

The company explained that the unethical remark made by Su Qing is the reason for this strict action. A person has to be responsible for his deeds, that’s why the company is taking further actions.

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Huawei smart car BU president Su Qing took part in the World Artificial Intelligence Conference. During his interaction with the media about autonomous driving technology and safety measurements, Qing made a controversial comment about the Tesla vehicles and their ADS technology.

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In his answer, Su Qing used an unpleasant word to describe the issues with Tesla vehicles. He said machines from the big names such as Tesla cars are causing accidents in human society and “killing peoples” even in the case of autopiloting.

He added that Huawei is working hard to bring solid technologies to decrease the smart car issues. The company (indicating Huawei) wants to overcome the causes as low as possible that are responsible for increasing the accident rate.

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Huawei’s Respond:

Reacting to this whole story, the Huawei spokesperson explained that the statement (Tesla is killing peoples) was his (Su Qing) personal view, but the company believes that it harms the reputation of both firms.

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The company decided to demote Su Qing from the President and Chief Architect to the strategic reserve team. He will receive the training in the distribution department and will reflect on his statement.

Furthermore, Huawei spokesperson stated that the company respects the struggles and participation of each enterprise and appreciates their work in the automotive industry. Moreover, the company believes that only the joint effort can bring a breakthrough in autonomous driving technology.

(Via- Ithome)

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