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Apple and Samsung have topped the smartphone market for 9 years. Now there’s a new leader

July 30, 2020

Via: Fortune

China’s Huawei Technologies toppled Samsung in the second quarter to become the world’s largest smartphone company based on shipments, according to a report from Canalys, a market research firm. Huawei had already surpassed Samsung in monthly sales in April and June, but its Q2 results mark the first time in nine years that neither Apple nor Samsung have held the top spot.

“Our business has demonstrated exceptional resilience in these difficult times,” Huawei said in a statement. “Amidst a period of unprecedented global economic slowdown and challenges, we’ve continued to grow and further our leadership position by providing innovative products and experience to consumers.”

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