Huawei sold 73 million smartphones in the first six months of 2017-Huawei Consumer Business Group announced its results for the first half of 2017 on July 27, 2017
For the first six months of the year, Huawei’s sales revenue grew 36.2% year-on-year, reaching 105.4 billion Renminbi Chinese ($ 15.58 billion – 999612800000.00 Indian Rupee). Smartphone shipments grew to 73.01 million, year-on-year growth of about 20.6%.
In the first quarter of 2017, according to IDC, Huawei has a 9.8% share of the global smartphone market, a growth associated with the company’s rise in mid-range and high-end smartphone sales in key geographic areas.
In China, Huawei holds a 22.1% market share, with smartphone shipments increased by 24% percent over the previous year. Huawei phones have also been shipped to Europe, with a growth of 18% over the previous year. Huawei also grows in Southeast Asian markets including Thailand, Malaysia, Japan, South Korea and Russia.
In 2017, Huawei ranked 49th in BrandZ’s “Top 100 Most Brilliant Brands” ranking, 88th in the World’s Most Valuable Brands list by Forbes and No. 40 in the Brand Finance Global 500 Most Brilliant List.
Huawei has confirmed its sales strategy to reach 56,000 retail stores around the world by the end of 2017.
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In the immediate future, Huawei plans to continue to grow through innovations in artificial intelligence and machine learning by providing intelligent devices capable of “anticipating users’ needs and adapting more structurally to the way people work and live”, reads in a Official company note. Through its 15 global research centers and 36 joint innovation centers, Huawei is working on new technologies, including sensors, data management and advancements to the Kirin chipset, designed to develop this kind of functionality on the market.
Huawei has also confirmed its commitment to developing partnerships with companies such as Leica, Dolby, Microsoft, Intel and Google.
Huawei Q1 2017
Huawei Consumer Business Group announced that it had shipped 34.55 million smartphones in the first quarter of 2017, an increase of 21.6% over the same period of the previous year.
According to the IDC market analyst, Huawei’s global smartphone market share rose to 9.8%, behind Apple and Samsung in third place among the world’s first smartphone providers.
In the first three months of 2017, Huawei smartphone shipments rose by more than 50% year-on-year in 52 countries, with 32 of them growing over 100%. In China, Huawei smartphone shipments grew by 20%, while in Europe by 15%. In South East Asia and the South Pacific, smartphone shipments have risen by more than 70%.
Huawei’s growth was particularly high in mid-range and high-end smartphones (2000 RMB or more than $ 300), where the combined growth rate was 11% compared to the same period last year thanks in particular to global sales of the P9 And Mate 9.
According to GfK, Huawei had a market share of 9.5% in February 2017, up 10% in nine countries, including China, Spain, Italy, Thailand , Malaysia, South Africa, Poland and other key markets.
The most recent Huawei smartphone is the P10, now available in more than 30 markets since its launch on February 26, 2017.
Huawei also saw its tablet business grow with both companies and users, with shipments rising by more than 70% annually.
“With the growing global recognition of Huawei’s products and brand, Huawei Consumer Business Group’s influence has further increased as a high-end brand in Q1 2017,” said Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei Consumer Business Group. “Huawei Consumer Business Group will be committed to improving customer service and enhancing its presence in sales channels, retail, branding, marketing, services and other areas to proactively optimize all activities, enhancing customer service experience. Meanwhile, Huawei Consumer Business Group will continue to develop products and innovations through the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI). These will provide users with exceptional experiences and will consolidate Huawei’s position as a leader in emerging technologies,