Thursday, October 22, 2015
Huawei is now the top smartphone in China, dislodge Xiaomi
Huawei Technologies Co, has dislodged Xiaomi from the top in the lucrative China Smartphone market. Huawei topped Xiaomi in the 3rd quarter and posted its 1st year-over-year in phone shipments, based on a new survey.
Xiaomi’s phone shipments is down by 8% in the 3rd quarter while Huawei’s jumped 81%, according to research firm Canalys on Thursday. In the 2nd quarter, Xiaomi had a 15.9% share of the market, while Huawei had a 15.7% share, according to the report.
The Sina news report Huawei was able to sell a total of 27.4 million devices for the 3 months ended September 30, compared to the 18.5 million devices sold by Xiaomi during the same period.