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Huawei Sold More 5G Phones Than Samsung in 2019
Dou Shicong
DATE:  Jan 15 2020
/ SOURCE:  yicai
Huawei Sold More 5G Phones Than Samsung in 2019 Huawei Sold More 5G Phones Than Samsung in 2019

(Yicai Global) Jan. 15 -- Chinese telecoms equipment giant Huawei Technologies sold more smartphones with fifth-generation networking capabilities than South Korean rival Samsung Electronics last year, according to figures from the firms.

Huawei sold 6.9 million 5G smartphones worldwide in 2019, it said on Weibo today, while Samsung revealed on Jan. 3 that it sold 6.7 million over the same period.

Global shipments of 5G phones are set to reach 170 million this year, with around 65 percent in China, according to German market researcher GfK.

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Keywords:   Huawei,Samsung,5G