The report reveals approx 450 million smartphone units being sold in Q1 2019 — a growth of 18 percent over the 380 million units sold in Q1 2018. In the First Quarter if 2019 Huawei Sale increase But Samsung on Top.
Huawei’s Q1 2019 smartphone shipment figures have been reported by South China Morning Post, marking a dramatic increase in the much-discussed Chinese electronics giant’s overall hardware business.
The report reveals Samsung approx 71 million smartphone units being sold in Q1 2019 — a decrease rate of 10 percent over the 78 million units sold in Q1 2018. In terms of global smartphone shipments, Huawei’s figures for Q1 2019 stood at 59 million, up by nearly 50 percent year-on-year. Huawei was sold 38 million smartphones in Q1 2018.
This further contributes to the overall annual shipment figures, where Huawei is certain to replace Apple for the second spot. Samsung presently leads the charts by a considerable margin, but its lead is being threatened by the rapid growth of Huawei smartphones, even as many countries continue to raise severe privacy concerns about Huawei’s data surveillance probabilities.