Huawei wants to claim the #2 spot from Apple in the next two years
According to Strategy Analytics, Huawei had a 9% market share last quarter, shipping 33.6 million devices. Apple held a 12% market share and shipped 45.5 million devices, while Samsung held a leading 20.1% share and shipped 75.3 million devices.
Yu said that developing technologies, such as artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and augmented reality will present opportunities to overtake edge-to-edge screens with embedded fingerprint scanners.
On Nov 2, Huawei launched a new premium smartphone, the Mate 9. Featuring a large display and powerful hardware, the phone has a Porsche Design-masterminded version along with a new artificial intelligence that automatically lines up the most frequently used apps and puts them within easy reach.