The knowledge reveals that Huawei shipped 55.8 million smartphones globally within the final quarter. Even although it’s a decline of 5% on a YoY foundation, the numbers had been enough to surpass Samsung’s 53.7 million items. This is alleged to be the primary incidence prior to now 9 years that neither Samsung nor Apple is on the high. It is undoubtedly a exceptional achievement for the Chinese OEM however the international COVID-19 pandemic is alleged to have performed an essential position in it.
Samsung is without doubt one of the worst affected OEMs because of the pandemic that has slowed down provide chains. It registered a large decline of 30% when in comparison with Q2 2019. It is true that Huawei has been on the receiving finish of bans from the U.S. authorities that has made it onerous for the corporate to promote telephones across the globe. But within the meantime, it targeted on its residence market of China the place its dominance has solely grown in latest instances. It is alleged to be holding a large 70% of the Chinese smartphone market.
There is little question that reaching the highest spot is an effort value appreciating however the precise battle for Huawei begins now. It shall be fascinating to see for the way lengthy it is going to be in a position to keep its first rating. Samsung may also enhance its efforts in reclaiming the highest spot that it has misplaced one among its rivals.