Analyst firm Canalys has published its quarterly report on global smartphone shipments.
Despite the US sanctions and the situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, Huawei topped the rating of the largest manufacturers, overtaking Samsung. This happened for the first time in history. Up to this point, Samsung has been the leader for 9 consecutive years.
According to statistics, from April to June 2020, Huawei managed to ship 55.8 million devices worldwide (versus 53.7 million for Samsung). This is 5% lower than in the same period in 2019. The figure isn’t nearly as daunting when compared to Samsung’s shipments, which fell 30% from the same quarter last year.
In the home market, Huawei has increased shipments by 8%. Thus, 72% of all smartphones sold in China come from Huawei.