US ban creates many difficulties Huawei especially regarding the sale of smartphones outside of Chinese borders. Meanwhile, however, the company continues to grow in other market segments like sector smart watch. According to IDC data published today, in fact, Huawei is increasingly becoming the benchmark for the Apple market.
In fact, at the end of the first quarter of 2020, Huawei sold 2.6 million units of smart watches growth posting + 118% compared to the previous year and reduced distances from An Apple, the undisputed market record holder with 4.5 million units sold but with a fall in -2.2% comparing with the previous year. For Huawei, which is present in the smartwatch market, as well as with the Honor brand, the market share has grown from 6.4% to 16.2%. Feedback,
Huawei clearly beat Samsung which stopped at 1.8 million units sold, down 7.2%. However, in the future, Garmin grew by + 31%, and Huami – by + 80%. Here are the full details of global smartwatch sales in the first quarter of 2020. We will see how the market will develop in the second quarter of the year (sales data will appear only after three months).