Samsung lost its smartphone-shipping crown to Huawei in Q2
For the last nine years, Samsung has been the biggest smartphone manufacturer in terms of devices shipped. In the second quarter of 2020, however, it lost its crown to Chinese company Huawei. This is according to research...
July 30, 2020
Deezer gets promotional push on Huawei’s AppGallery
Chinese technology firm Huawei is a controversial company in the west, but it is still hugely successful globally, having shipped 240m smartphones in 2019 alone. A trade ban with the US has meant the company can't preload...
June 26, 2020
Huawei Music claims 160m monthly users, as it launches in Europe
Back in November 2018, we wrote about Chinese technology firm Huawei’s claim that its Huawei Music streaming service had 100 million monthly active users – a surprise to many people in the west who hadn’t been following...
April 1, 2020
Huawei teams up with Devialet for new smart-speaker in China
Controversial (in the west, at least) Chinese technology company Huawei is launching a new smart speaker, designed with French hardware firm Devialet. The device is called the Sound X, and will be sold in China for 1,999...
November 26, 2019
Huawei claims its music-streaming service has 100m users
Chinese technology company Huawei makes a range of products, including smartphones, for which it has big ambitions.
November 22, 2018
Global smartphone shipments down as Huawei overtakes Apple
Apple’s quarterly financial results are always the trigger for a new round of figures on the global smartphone market, and such was the case yesterday. Research firms IDC and Strategy Analytics agree on the key trend:...
August 1, 2018
Huawei to launch a music-streaming service in South Africa
Chinese technology company Huawei may be best known in the west for its hardware, but it’s also gearing up to launch a music-streaming service in South Africa. Huawei Music will launch this year, with a catalogue initially...
March 21, 2018
Chinese firm Xiaomi tripled its smartphone sales in 2014
One of our trends to watch in 2015 is the continued growth of Chinese smartphone makers like Xiaomi and Huawei, which are huge in their home market but which also have strong global ambitions. Here are some Xiaomi numbers...
January 12, 2015