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What trade ban? Huawei shipped a record number of phones in 2019

January 16, 2020

Despite an extremely turbulent few months, Huawei finished 2019 on a high by setting an impressive new smartphone sales record.

It shipped 10 million more smartphones than predicted

Company chairman Xu Zhijun revealed earlier today that Huawei managed to ship an incredible 240 million smartphones throughout 2019. This represents an impressive 16% increase over the 206 million devices sold a year earlier and humongous growth of almost 57% when compared to the 153 million units shipped in 2017.

The figure isn’t quite as high as the 270 million goal set back in October, but it is significantly better than the 230 million estimation announced just last month.

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