Huawei beats its last year 200 million smartphone sales by 64 days

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  • Posted: October 23, 2019 at 1:24 pm

Last year the Chinese biggest smartphone manufacturer and seller, Huawei, shipped about 200 million smartphones globally. The shipments made Huawei the second biggest smartphone supplier ahead of Apple, only bested by Samsung.

To continue the push to becoming the biggest smartphone supplier, Huawei has already beat its last year record with 64 days left in the year. Huawei managed to do this by aggressively pushing for the launch of a number of stand-out devices including the multi award-winning HUAWEI P30 Series, widely considered to be the best camera phone currently available, as well as an all-round category leader. Amongst a slew of awards and accolades, the European Image and Sound Association (EISA), a group comprising 55 of the world’s most respected consumer electronics magazines, named the HUAWEI’s P30 Pro “EISA Best Smartphone 2019-2020”, making it the second year in a row that Huawei has claimed this category prize.

More recently, the HUAWEI Mate 30 Series launched to great critical acclaim. Featuring the flagship Kirin 990 5G SoC, DxOMark winning quad camera system with breakthrough SuperSensing Cine Camera and futuristic Halo ring design, the HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro has been called “a genuine, unapologetic flagship phone” by Android Authority while GSMArena stated that “it has some of the best cameras ever found on a smartphone”, once again cementing Huawei’s reputation as an industry leader.

In celebration of the 200 million milestone, Huawei announced the Commemorative Edition of HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro 5G. The limited version will come with 8GB RAM + 512GB Storage and will be available in Forest Green and Orange with vegan leather. It will be available for order on Huawei Vmall starting from 1st November 2019 at 10:08 am China time in the Chinese market.

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In emerging markets, Huawei pushed the Y Series that included phones such as Huawei Y9 2019 and my personal favorite Huawei Y9 Prime 2019. Recently, Huawei announced that these low budget phones had helped it push over 10,000 units in the Kenyan market alone.

Going into 2020 we should expect Huawei to continue rising through the ranks, and probably it will manage to beat Samsung to become the top supplier of smartphones not only locally but also globally; given that in 2020 5G devices will start becoming a real thing – and we all know that Huawei is the leader in 5G technology.

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