back to article Q3, phone home: Guess who's run Huawei with China's domestic smartphone market?

The disruptive campaign against Huawei might be in full flow in the US and to an extent Europe, but in its homeland of China, the company's smartphone business is swelling to record proportions. Phones sales in the Middle Kingdom during Q3 dropped 3 per cent year-on-year to 97.8 million units, and four of the five biggest …

  1. IGotOut

    Eh?

    "...citizens to buy Chinese goods, but judging by the smartphone numbers at least, that isn't the case"

    That doesn't make sense.

    The main players including Apple have ALL fallen, but Huawei have increased. The last time I checked, Huawei ARE a Chinese company.

  2. Mark192

    I guess they had a lot of inventory to shift so I'm assuming keen prices, coupled with being a patriotic buy, meant Huawei looked extra-appealing to Chinese consumers.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Huawei in China is not affected by Google GMS ban, people are just happy with huawei app store and others such as Baidu store.

  3. _LC_ Silver badge
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    It's not really that complicated...

    "The Streisand Effect Explained"

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n4bxi17P9bA

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