Huawei increases domestic marketshare at the cost of its domestic rivals

Oppo, Vivo, Xiaomi and Apple, together, controlled 50% of the Chinese market.

On Wednesday, according to market data released today, China’s Huawei Technologies has increased its footprint in its domestic smartphone market, with shipments rising by 66% in the third quarter.

Although the Chinese smartphone market contracted by 3% in the third quarter in comparison to a year earlier, Huawei smartphones made up 41.5 million of the 97.8 million shipped in the period, thus giving it a 42% market

Oppo, Vivo, Xiaomi and Apple, together, controlled 50% of the Chinese market.

On Wednesday, according to market data released today, China’s Huawei Technologies has increased its footprint in its domestic smartphone market, with shipments rising by 66% in the third quarter.

Although the Chinese smartphone market contracted by 3% in the third quarter in comparison to a year earlier, Huawei smartphones made up 41.5 million of the 97.8 million shipped in the period, thus giving it a 42% market share, according to data from Canalys, a market research firm.

The company’s growth came mainly at the expense of its domestic rivals Oppo, Vivo, Xiaomi as well as Apple, which together accounted for 50% of the market in the third quarter, down from 64% a year earlier.

Third quarter sales was Apple’s weakest quarter in China in the last five years, said Nicole Peng, vice president of mobility at Canalys.

share, according to data from Canalys, a market research firm.

The company’s growth came mainly at the expense of its domestic rivals Oppo, Vivo, Xiaomi as well as Apple, which together accounted for 50% of the market in the third quarter, down from 64% a year earlier.

Third quarter sales was Apple’s weakest quarter in China in the last five years, said Nicole Peng, vice president of mobility at Canalys.

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