The smartphone manufactured by Huawei of China for the first time topped the sales in Russia, ahead of the products of American Apple and South Korean Samsung. In addition to Honor 7A, the five best-selling got two models of the Chinese brand, writes “Kommersant” with reference to information of the group “M. Video-Eldorado”.
For the first time in five years in the top 5 sales for the six months none of the Apple smartphone. Second place went to J2 Galaxy Core from Samsung, and the fourth — 6A Chinese Redmi from Xiaomi.
In August, the Chinese company has held steady. From 12 to 18 the total share of Huawei and Honor in unit sales was 37 percent, Apple eight percent, the Samsung — 27 percent, and Xiaomi — 11 percent.
In General, the Russian market from January to June set 7,315 million smartphones. This is 3.7 percent higher than last year. Huawei results could be higher, but in the second quarter, the company reduced deliveries to 15.1 percent. Analysts believe that the reason for sanctions from the United States.
Yesterday, 3 September, Huawei has accused the US of cyber-espionage, threats to former and current employees, the pressure on partners of the company and other interference to normal activities. USA made Huawei the black list, as it considered the company a threat to national security. She was suspected of stealing technology and help Chinese authorities of espionage. The sanctions block access to the producer to American components and technologies, but until November, the United States granted the company a grace period.
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