Huawei overtakes Apple for the first time in quarterly numbers

Huawei overtakes Apple for the first time in quarterly numbers

Huawei Technologies is a Chinese multinational company that is mainly into the making, sale and distribution of mobile units across the world. In terms of numbers of units sold, Huawei is the third biggest smartphone company in the world.

Global mobile device giants, Huawei has jumped past Apple at the second quarter of 2018 in sales of smartphones across the world. According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide, the Chinese multinational company is making big strides.

Huawei overtakes Apple for the first time in quarterly numbers

Huawei overtakes Apple for the first time in quarterly numbers. Photo credit: Supplied

In the period under review, Huawei earned a market share of 15.8% while Apples's was 12.1 %. These numbers translate into 54.2 million units for Huawei and 41.3 million for Apple.

Huawei overtakes Apple for the first time in quarterly numbers

The table showing Huawei's position (Photo credit: Supplied)

This is the first ever time Huawei has overtaken Apple in quarterly assessment. This comes in despite news that Apple is now a trillion dollar company.

Huawei overtakes Apple for the first time in quarterly numbers

Huawei is the third biggest smartphone company in term of units sold. Photo credit: supplied

Huawei has also increased its market share for Africa and the Middle East. At 21%, Huawei has increased its share in that part of the world by 31.25% and is on course to grow bigger.

With the recent numbers, it means Huawei the fastest growing smartphone company in the world. A 41% year-on-year increment is ahead of the other two smartphone competitors.

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