Huawei, 2015 Record: 108 Million Smartphones Shipped

During the press conference at CES 2016, Huawei was not limited to present interesting products, like the new MediaPad M2 and two new versions dedicated to women of his Watch, but also took the opportunity to share with the public some important data about the performance of 2015.

A year to remember for the Chinese manufacturer, which clocked a record growth of 70 percent compared to 2014. the result? Something like 108 million smartphones shipped, an increase of 44 percent compared to 2014 and the highest figure ever achieved by a Chinese manufacturer. The performance is worth to Huawei’s first place ranking in China, and the third overall globally. The market share in the range of “top of the line” has risen by more than 60 percent from 2014; the company has distinguished itself particularly in Italy, Spain, Belgium, Switzerland and Portugal, where she managed to climb into the top 3

The revenue derived from this impressive sales volume was $ 20 billion, a nice +70 percent compared to what is recorded in 2014. Apart from the many excellent device released during the year, Huawei has also attributed part of his success (if not in sales, image) to somestrategic partnerships, such as with Google for the “flagship” of the Android ecosystemNexus 6 p and one with Swarowski female editions of Huawei Watch, and assured that will continue the tradition in 2016.

Much of the money earned by Huawei will end up in research and development. Is one of the furniture companies investing more in this field: in 2014 has arrived at 14.2 percent of annual revenue. This allows the company to have a broad portfolio of intellectual property, as well as 16 laboratories worldwide: something like 18000 76800 and broken patents, of which applied to the hardware at