Huawei Becomes World’s Third-Largest Smartphone Vendor

Huawei Becomes World's Third-Largest Smartphone Vendor

Huawei seems to have emerged as the world’s third largest smarthphone vendor, said a press statement citing a report on smartphone shipment numbers during Q3 2013.

According to a recent research at the Strategy Analytics, global smartphone shipments grew 45 percent annually to reach a record 251 million units in the third quarter of 2013. This was the first time ever that smartphone shipments exceeded a quarter-billion units in a single quarter. Smartphones accounted for 6 in 10 of all mobile phones shipped worldwide.

Woody Oh, Senior Analyst at the Strategy Analytics, commented, “Huawei was a star performer as global shipments grew 67 percent annually to 12.7 million units in Q3 2013. Huawei captured 5 percent market share and became the world’s third largest smartphone vendor. The popular P6 and G610 models have been among the main drivers of Huawei’s success”.

Huawei has been working in Pakistani market since 2009.

Global Smartphone Vendor Shipments (Millions of Units) Q3 ’12 Q3 ’13
Samsung 56.9 88.4
Apple 26.9 33.8
Huawei 7.6 12.7
LG 7.0 12.0
Lenovo 6.4 10.8
Others 68.0 93.7
Total 172.8 251.4


Global Smartphone Vendor Marketshare  % Q3 ’12 Q3 ’13
Samsung 32.9% 35.2%
Apple 15.6% 13.4%
Huawei 4.4% 5.1%
LG 4.1% 4.8%
Lenovo 3.7% 4.3%
Others 39.4% 37.3%
Total 100.0% 100.0%
Total Growth Year-over-Year % 44.0% 45.5%

  • Malik Mohammad Baloch

    nokia, sony, BB as well as HTC r missing…………