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Huawei's smartphone shipments top 200m in 2018

MANAMA, December 31, 2018

Huawei Consumer BG said that its smartphone shipments for the 2018 year have exceeded 200 million units, creating a new record for Huawei.

The company attributed the performance to enthusiastic support of consumers and partners around the world, as well as the strength of the smartphone products, including the Huawei P20, Mate 20 series, Honor 10 and nova series.

In the past eight years, Huawei's smartphone shipments have increased from 3 million units in 2010 to 200 million units in 2018, reflecting approximately a sixty-six-fold growth. In the global smartphone market, Huawei has gone from being dismissed as a statistical "Other" to ranking among the top 3 players in the world. And in the second and third quarters of 2018, Huawei became the world's second largest smartphone manufacturer, with a global market share of 14.6 per cent.

At present, Huawei smartphones are being used by more than 500 million consumers in more than 170 countries around the world. According to a report by IPSOS, one of the industry's leading third-party research institutions, the Huawei brand has already become associated with the idea that it keeps on progressing, and has strong innovation ability and trustworthiness in the eyes of its global consumer base.

Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei Consumer BG, stated: "Looking to the future, Huawei's consumer business will focus on the core concept of 'consumer-centric', and will dare to keep innovating, and make every effort to become a pioneer and leader in the next wave of the smartphone revolution, as well as constantly create new value for consumers, let our consumers better enjoy their lives, and truly make Huawei a brand that is beloved by consumers the world over." – TradeArabia News Service




Tags: Huawei | Nova | honor | Smartphone shipments | Mate 20 |

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