Xiaomi pushed Huawei in the smartphone market

the Company Xiaomi bypassed Huawei for the first time in the fight for third largest smartphone manufacturer in the world. In February this year, the owner of brands Redmi and Pocophone has supplied the world market with 6 million units, while its main competitor on the home market – only 5.5 million. This writes GSMArena, citing the analytical report from Strategy Analytics.

the document notes that the volume of shipments, Xiaomi and Huawei for February fell by 30% and 70%, respectively. Due to the outbreak of coronavirus infection COVID-19 logistics capabilities of the two Chinese firms were limited, however, Xiaomi has suffered less, largely due to the strength of its brands on the international market, experts explained.

In particular, in India one of the smartphones Xiaomi remains the biggest selling for the past nine consecutive quarters. It is on India as well as Indonesia and the countries of Western Europe accounted for 48% of revenues in the third quarter of 2019 (ended September 30).

Huawei this coverage can not boast. In addition, due to the trade war between the US and China, the company still denied the right to preset Gmail, YouTube, and other Google services on smartphones, making them less attractive to buyers.

the market Leader – Samsung – supplied 18.2 million smartphones. Apple holds the second place with 10.2 million units. Only in February were shipped 62 million units worldwide, which is 39% less than during the same month last year.

Text: To.Hi-tech