Lahore (Web Desk): Huawei Consumer Business Group has recently announced that Huawei’s global smartphone market share further increased to 9.8% after it shipped 34.55 million Smartphones, this amounts to a year-on-year increase of 21.6%, consolidating its position in the top three smartphone vendors in the world.

According to the company’s consumer group, in Q1 2017, Huawei achieved breakthrough growth in many countries. Its smartphone shipments increased by over 50% year-on-year in 52 countries, 32 of which saw growth of over 100%. Huawei smartphone shipments maintained robust growth of 20% and 15% respectively in China and Europe. In the meantime, in Southeast Asia and the South Pacific, smartphone shipments increase over 70%.

In addition, significant growth was achieved in the high-end smartphone sector, boosted by the global sales of the HUAWEI P9 series and HUAWEI Mate 9, further demonstrating Huawei’s increased influence as a global high-end brand.