If there is still some doubt about the fact that Huawei does not need Western support to realize its ambition to be the leader in the global smartphone race, the company's position will soon be on the horizon By the end of 2018, these last vestiges of uncertainty will be banished.
Not only the company's critically acclaimed mobile phones have been banned all over the world, some of which have been affected by US security officials' concerns, but Huawei's Chief Financial Officer has also been arrested in China in the past few weeks before an expected date Delivery to the US – a major complication in the already difficult relations between the US and China. However, the China-based Mobile Powerhouse has announced that it has delivered more than 200 million smartphones ̵
For those who have followed Huawei closely, this growth should not be enough. It's no surprise. We just told you last month how the company almost wants to be balanced in 2019 in terms of total smartphone shipments. Of course, Samsung is the world market leader. According to the CEO of Huawei consumer, Richard Yu, in 2020 will be pulled past Samsung.
Huawei's new disclosure also confirms the estimate it made in August, when the company was already expecting to see more than 200 million smartphones shipped worldwide this year. Engadget today unveils in one piece how the company has managed to achieve this with a multitude of price points and form factors:
"The P20 and Mate 20 series have proven themselves well and the respective deliveries Composed of 16 million and 5 million devices. However, Huawei's own brand of Nova cell phones was the Nova series, including the recently launched Nova 4. The company has sold more than 65 million mid-range devices since the beginning of the series. And then there is the more budget-oriented honor card. Huawei did not provide any specific figures, but praised the "outstanding performance" of Honor 10 and Honor View 10 (20 is too new) as key factors in their Chinese success.
A look into the future, of course concerns These include the continued opposition of Western circles, with states such as the US uniting allies to implement the bans on the company's phones, fearing that the Chinese authorities are too bedridden In addition, the smartphone market has slowed somewhat in recent months, so Huawei's growth must also defy this trend.