Huawei replaces apple to become second largest smartphone manufacturer globally

Huawei has replaced apple to become second largest smartphone manufacturer globally as per the global smartphone shipment tally of Q2 2018.

In Q2 2018, Huawei global smartphone shipment grew 23% compared to Q1 2018. During the same period, the global shipment of Apple declined by 17%. It is second consecutive decline of apple (26% in Q1 2018 compared to Q4 2017) which helped Huawei claim second spot.

Huawei now commands 13% of the global smartphone market, while Samsung is still at top with 19% market share. Xiaomi is now at fourth place with 9% market share. Xiaomi gained 2% in Q2 2018 over its market share in the previous quarter.

Oppo is at fifth place with 8% market share. Other smartphone players still commands around 39% of the market.

 

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