According to the representative of IDC, Huawei this year will surpass Apple in the smartphone market
Francisco Geronimo (Francisco Jeronimo), corresponding to IDC for research of the European mobile market, in an interview with CNBC called the main competitor of Apple and Samsung Huawei. According to him, Huawei can bypass Apple in the smartphone market this year or next.
In the second quarter, Huawei was able to deliver 38.5 million devices and occupy 11.3% of the market. At the same time, the Apple iPhone has shipped 41 million units, which then corresponded to 12% of the market.
Of course, in addition to the volume of supply, there are other indicators. In particular, revenue and profit. If we talk about them, Huawei is far behind Apple and Samsung. Total of Apple and Samsung in 2016 accounted for about 94% of the industry’s profits.