Huawei sees steady growth in smartphone shipments

Mid to high end devices shine

Huawei sees steady growth in smartphone shipments

Huawei sees steady growth in smartphone shipments

Huawei consumer business group has revealed its performance results for the third quarter of 2015, indicating steady growth in smartphone shipments. The company said, in a statement, that mid-to-high-end devices accounted for 33 per cent of those shipments.

The total number of smartphones shipped by Huawei for the three months ending September 30 was 27.4 million units, representing a year-on-year increase of 63 per cent.

Huawei consumer business group CEO, Richard Yu, said that was a good indication as industry-wide smartphone shipments for 2015, are expected to grow by just 9.3 per cent year-on-year.

“This quarter’s results clearly showcase the continued success of our growth strategy. We are especially proud of the stellar growth we’ve seen outside of China and the increased demand for our mid-to-high end devices.

“At this rate, we are confident in our ability to reach our smartphone shipment target of 100 million units by year’s end,” he said.

The company has specifically seen massive growth in the Europe and Middle East and Africa regions. Huawei’s smartphone shipments to Europe and the Middle East and Africa regions grew by 98 and 70 per cent year-on-year respectively.

The division also enjoyed considerable success at in China during the quarter, reporting a year-on-year shipment increase of 81 per cent.

“Demand for mid-to-high-end Huawei smartphones is especially strong in Europe, where the company’s devices account now for 12.4 per cent of the overall smartphone market in Spain, and 45.7 per cent of the country’s high-end device market.

“Huawei has also enjoyed considerable success in Italy where it maintains 10.9 per cent of the overall market and 27.9 per cent of the high-end market,” Yu said.

As for Huawei’s global strength, a recent report from GFK indicated that the company has managed to keep itself among the world’s top three smartphones makers for the January to August period this year with a market share of 9.5 per cent.

Join the newsletter!

Or

Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more.

Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. View our privacy policy before signing up.

Error: Please check your email address.

Tags mobileperformancegrowthHuawei

Keep up with the latest tech news, reviews and previews by subscribing to the Good Gear Guide newsletter.
Hafizah Osman
Show Comments

Cool Tech

Toys for Boys

Skywatcher Dobsonian 8″ Collapsible Telescope

Learn more >

Family Friendly

Whodunnit™ Duo-Scope MFL-007 Microscope Kit

Learn more >

Stocking Stuffer

Logitech Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 2 Bluetooth Speaker

Learn more >

Christmas Gift Guide

Click for more ›

Brand Post

Most Popular Reviews

Latest Articles

Resources

PCW Evaluation Team

Tom Sellers

MSI P65

This smart laptop was enjoyable to use and great to work on – creating content was super simple.

Lolita Wang

MSI GT76

It really doesn’t get more “gaming laptop” than this.

Jack Jeffries

MSI GS75

As the Maserati or BMW of laptops, it would fit perfectly in the hands of a professional needing firepower under the hood, sophistication and class on the surface, and gaming prowess (sports mode if you will) in between.

Taylor Carr

MSI PS63

The MSI PS63 is an amazing laptop and I would definitely consider buying one in the future.

Christopher Low

Brother RJ-4230B

This small mobile printer is exactly what I need for invoicing and other jobs such as sending fellow tradesman details or step-by-step instructions that I can easily print off from my phone or the Web.

Aysha Strobbe

Microsoft Office 365/HP Spectre x360

Microsoft Office continues to make a student’s life that little bit easier by offering reliable, easy to use, time-saving functionality, while continuing to develop new features that further enhance what is already a formidable collection of applications

Featured Content

Don’t have an account? Sign up here

Don't have an account? Sign up now

Forgot password?