The growth of global smartphone sales in this quarter was mainly driven by Samsung and Huawei. Compared with the same period last year, Samsungs smartphone sales increased by 8% and Huaweis by 29%. Samsungs Galaxy note 10 smartphone has been a success, and Huawei is aggressively promoting its smartphone sales at home to overcome pressure from the US.
Other brands that did well in smartphone sales in the third quarter included Xiaomi and oppo. Xiaomi is mainly sold in India and Mainland China, but faces competition from Huawei and realm, while oppo is expanding its market from mainland China to Western Europe. (Liu Chun)
Source: Wang Fengzhi, editor in charge of Netease Technology Report