back to article Oppo takes China’s smartphone sales crown as former leader’s sales dive Huawei down

Oppo has become China’s top smartphone brand for the first time, according to analyst house Counterpoint. The firm’s numbers for January 2020 revealed that Oppo’s sales grew 33 percent month-on-month and 26 percent year-on-year, giving the smartmobe-slinger 21 percent market share. Vivo held 20 percent of the market, ahead of …

  1. Anonymous Coward
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    A warning?

    Will other companies take heed that being too close to the Chinese state could well end in disaster?

    1. Muppet Boss Bronze badge

      Re: A warning?

      I think everyone concerned took heed that what brings disaster is in fact not ties to the Chinese state but rather relying on US components and technologies and suddenly losing access to them because of US actions. So the disaster is not because the Chinese state likes you, it is because the US state dislikes you.

      I am pretty sure the Chinese state will fully support Huawei at this difficult moment and China will develop own competing technologies as a result. Not sure who will win long term but probably not the US interests.

      1. Yet Another Anonymous coward Silver badge

        Re: A warning?

        If you are a Chinese phone company make sure you have a US senators son on your board and/or Saudi investment money

  2. Erix
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    Huawei to go, Reg

    It is truly remarkable, in a Huawei, to see them go Huawei out of their Huawei to find yet another Huawei to get those Huawei puns in at every turn of the ...

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