The Chinese company claims that it managed to snatch the second position from Apple.
According to Huawei India Director Allen Wang, the company surpassed Apple in global smartphone sales in December 2016 as the Huawei’s market share was 13.2%, compared to 12% of Apple in December.
In addition, Wang also said that in some countries Huawei manages to sell more smartphones than Samsung without naming those markets. However, Globally, Samsung is the leading smartphone manufacturer. Huawei shipped 139 million smartphones in 2016.
The last device release by Huawei is the Honor 9, which was announced yesterday.