Huawei Is #1 In China For Q1 2017: IDC

Followed by Oppo and Vivo

Huawei is currently the top dog in China according to research firm IDC. The report meshes nicely with the findings of Canalys, which puts the Chinese company at #1, followed by domestic rivals Oppo and Vivo. 

Huawei delivered strong results with a shipment of 20.8 million, up 25.5% from a year earlier. Oppo saw growth of 19.5% from the same period last year, while Vivo enjoyed single digit growth of 7.6%.

The biggest losers are Apple, who saw a worrying growth of – 26.7%. Chinese outfit Xiaomi also had a rough Q1, though their losses are more manageable, coming in at – 7.5%.


John Nieves

John is a veteran technology and gadget journalist with more than 10 years of experience both in print and online. When not writing about technology, he frequently gets lost in the boonies playing soldier.

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