Huawei is now the top smartphone maker: Counterpoint
Whatever one thinks, it turns out. Under pressure from the United States, the Chinese technology company topped the smartphone market for the first time. In April, according to the state of the smartphone market, South Korean company Samsung and US company Apple have overtaken Huawei. According to market research firm Counterpoint, the popularity of Huawei’s smartphones in the Chinese market has pushed Huawei to the top. Technology website Gizmochaina has given this information in a report.\
According to the Forbes report, Huawei has overtaken Samsung tops the smartphone market. At the end of the first quarter of this year, Huawei topped the smartphone market with 19 percent. On the other hand, Samsung came in second with 16 percent of the smartphone market. The Covid-19 epidemic has led to a decline in smartphone sales in India, the United States and Europe, one of Samsung’s major smartphone markets.
Apple, another company in the smartphone industry, saw its iPhone sales fall 1 percent year-on-year. Smartphone sales from other companies have fallen at an alarming rate, dropping to double digits.
According to the first quarterly report published by Counterpoint Research, the entire smartphone industry suffered huge losses this quarter. As the Kovid-19 epidemic spreads around the world, smartphone sales are declining at an alarming rate.
Surprisingly, despite lockdowns and US bans, Huawei’s smartphone sales have grown 6 percent year-on-year. According to experts, Huawei has sold a large number of smartphones in China, capitalizing on US sanctions. Google services have been banned in China for a long time. The ban on Huawei has prompted the Chinese to buy domestic phones. In China alone, Huawei’s market share has risen by 40 percent.
According to Counterpoint, Huawei marketed 49 million smartphones in the first quarter, down 16 percent from a year earlier. Samsung and Apple market 59 million and 40 million smartphones, respectively, 16 and 18 percent less than last year.