Huawei's Smartphone Supply for 2018 Estimated at More Than 200 Million Units

Huawei's Smartphone Supply for 2018 Estimated at More Than 200 Million Units

Huawei's Smartphone Supply for 2018 Estimated at More Than 200 Million Units

Huawei smartphones are becoming more popular with each day and therefore, no one should be surprised to find out that Huawei has achieved the milestone of selling 200 million smartphones worldwide.

China's Huawei, the world's second-largest smartphone maker, announced it sold a record-breaking 200 million units in 2018, despite increasing crackdowns from the USA and its allies and a falling smartphone market overall. Further, the outstanding cosmetic design of the Huawei P20 series has won over a large number of female users. Within two months of the release of the Mate 20 series, it had already shipped over 5 million units as claimed by Huawei.

Since its release in March, global shipments for Huawei P20 series have exceeded 16 million units, with female users accounting for almost half of that number.

It will be interesting to see if Huawei will overtake Apple in overall shipments for 2018. Huawei Nova series which the company project as a smartphone for the youth come with innovative elements such as its full-screen and hole-punch-style display. It had over 65 million units being sold for all of 2018, thus driving a majority of the volume for the brand. The company is also accused to be into practicing unfair means for stealing sensitive data, which is also the reason the company is also backlisted by several countries the world over. Depending on Apple's shipments for the rest of this year, Huawei can rank second in the world in terms of smartphone shipments for this year.

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Huawei P20 Pro is one of the best smartphones in terms of hardware and price. The firm boasts going from "being dismissed as a statistical "Other" to ranking among the top 3 players in the world".

In the past eight years, Huawei's smartphone shipments have increased from three million units in 2010 to 200 million units in 2018, reflecting approximately a sixty-six-fold growth, the company said in a statement.

We will add that in 2019, Huawei has set itself a benchmark in 250 million smartphones.

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