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Huawei claims to have overtaken Apple in global sales volume

Huawei claims to have shipped 139 million smartphones last year

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Huawei P9
Huawei P9

Chinese smartphone maker on Monday said it has overtaken iPhone maker Apple in global sales volume to become second largest handset company globally.

"overtook Apple in global sales volume share in December," Director for Product Centre Allen Wang said.


He said the company's share in December 2016 reached 13.2 per cent globally whereas Apple was in the range of 12 per cent. The company claims to have shipped 139 million last year.

Though leads the global market in volumes, has overtaken the Korean technology major in some markets, Wang said.

"Honor (Huawei's online smartphone brand)has now become world's number one online brand," he said.

The brand is now selling across 74 countries including

First Published: Mon, June 12 2017. 17:12 IST
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