Media alert: Huawei takes China’s smart phone throne as Xiaomi’s growth slows
Shanghai, Palo Alto, Singapore and Reading (UK) – Wednesday 21 October, 2015
Huawei became China’s top smart phone vendor in Q3 2015, while Xiaomi fell to second place, according to Canalys estimates. This is Huawei’s first time at the top of China’s competitive smart phone market. The company powered its way to first place with 81% year-on-year shipment growth, extending its strong performance in the previous quarter. In contrast, Xiaomi’s shipments shrank year on year as it struggled to sustain its high growth.
‘Huawei’s ascent to China’s smart phone throne is a remarkable feat, especially in the context of an increasingly cutthroat and maturing Chinese smart phone market,’ said Jessie Ding, a Research Analyst based in Canalys’ Shanghai office. ‘On the other hand, Xiaomi, with its worldwide target of 80 million smart phone shipments for 2015, is under tremendous pressure to keep growing as an international player as it is slowing down in its key home market.’
Canalys will publish its full country-level smart phone estimates and market analysis to clients at the end of October.
If you are interested in further information, please contact us:
- Canalys Americas: +1 650 681 4488
- Canalys APAC: +65 6671 9399 (Singapore) / +86 21 2225 2888 (China)
- Canalys EMEA: +44 118 984 0520
Canalys is an independent analyst company that strives to guide clients on the future of the technology industry and to think beyond the business models of the past. We deliver smart market insights to IT, channel and service provider professionals around the world. Our customer-driven analysis and consulting services empower businesses to make informed decisions and generate sales. We stake our reputation on the quality of our data, our innovative use of technology and our high level of customer service.
To receive media alerts directly, or for more information about our events, services or custom research and consulting capabilities, please complete the contact form on our web site.
Alternatively, you can e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call +1 650 681 4488 (Palo Alto, California, USA),
+65 6671 9399 (Singapore), +86 21 2225 2888 (Shanghai, China) or +44 118 984 0520 (Reading, UK).
Canalys APAC: Singapore Tel: +65 6671 9399 or
Shanghai, China Tel: +86 21 2225 2888
Canalys Americas: Palo Alto, USA Tel: +1 650 681 4488
Canalys EMEA: Reading, UK Tel: +44 118 984 0520