Friday, 23 June 2017

Huawei overtakes Microsoft in global mobile market

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Thursday 30 July 15

Samsung's market share contracts in Q2, while Apple's increases; smartphone market records slowest growth for six years.

Huawei is now the third largest mobile phone maker in the world, according to new quarterly shipment statistics from Strategy Analytics. The Chinese firm has overtaken Microsoft, shipping almost 3 million more handsets than the U.S. firm in the three months to the end of June. Huawei shipped 30.6 million mobile phones in calendar Q2, giving it a 7% share of the global market. It remains some way behind market leader Samsung and number two player Apple…

Huawei is now the third largest mobile phone maker in the world, according to new quarterly shipment statistics from Strategy Analytics. The Chinese firm has overtaken Microsoft, shipping almost 3 million more handsets than the U.S. firm in the three months to the end of June. Huawei shipped 30.6 million mobile phones in calendar Q2, giving it a 7% share of the global market. It remains some way behind market leader Samsung and number two player Apple…

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