Falling of Huawei from the second place of the best-selling brands in the mobile industry to the ninth place
The Omdia Institute has mentioned in a new report the number of devices released by Huawei last year, and this statistic shows that the sanctions of the United States of America against the Chinese company have had a significant impact on the company’s activities. .
According to the report Gizmochina In 2021, Huawei released only 35 million smartphones, which shows a drop of 81.6% compared to 2020. In the same period of time, Huawei’s share of the global smartphone market has experienced a 12% drop, from 15% in 2020 to almost 3% in 2021.
The interesting point is that Honor, the former sub-brand of Huawei, managed to sell 40 million phones. With this statistic, Honor ranks eighth among the top brands in the mobile industry, higher than Huawei. The Chinese company was among the best and saw itself in the second place in the market (after Apple). At the end of 2020, we saw a decline in the sales of Huawei phones and the fall of this company to the third place. The current position of Huawei in the mobile market (9th rank) shows that the American sanctions have had a strong effect on the company’s activities over time.
- 29% reduction in Huawei’s revenue in 2021 due to US sanctions
- Huawei has changed its focus from just producing products to ecosystem
American sanctions made Huawei unable to produce software and many parts to provide the necessary hardware for its phones. America blacklisted Huawei and considers this company a threat to national security; However, Huawei still denies any connection with the Chinese military.
Samsung is still the largest company in the mobile industry with the release of 271.5 million smartphones, and Apple ranks second with the release of 236.2 million iPhones. Xiaomi, Oppo, Realme and Motorola are other big companies in the mobile industry. In the last quarter of 2021, Apple showed the best performance with the release of 87 million iPhones, and Samsung released 69.1 million phones.