- Tram Ho
According to the April report of Counterpoint Research, Huawei surpassed Samsung to become the No. 1 smartphone manufacturer in the world. Despite difficulties due to the ban from the US, Huawei still sells a lot of smartphones in the Chinese market. Meanwhile, Samsung and other smartphone companies are also facing difficulties due to the Covid-19 epidemic.
Recently, Counterpoint Research released its report in May, and it is surprising that Huawei continues to be in the No.1 position. Huawei still can not integrate the Google application on its smartphones, recently it was Main The US government struck a blow when it stopped TSMC from manufacturing chips for Huawei.
However, the gap between Huawei and Samsung has also been narrowed, so to speak. In May, Huawei accounted for 19.7% of the global smartphone market share. Samsung accounts for 19.6% market share, only 0.1%. The possibility is that Huawei will lose the No. 1 position to Samsung in the next few months.
But it must be admitted that Huawei did exactly what the Chinese company announced in 2018, which is to become the world’s No. 1 smartphone manufacturer by 2020. The statement at that time sounded quite arrogant. arrogant, when Huawei is still behind Apple. But now it has become a reality.
Standing at the third position is currently Apple, with 13% of the global smartphone market share. OPPO, Xiaomi and Vivo share the next positions with the same 8% market share. These numbers are expected to change drastically in the second half of 2020, when Huawei continues to struggle, and Apple will launch a new iPhone 12.
Source : Genk