Huawei Consumer Business Group announced today that its sales of smartphones, wearables, tablets and PCs have increased by 81% from January 1st to May 31st 2019 YoY in the UAE despite ongoing tensions with the brand globally.
The strong performance of Huawei in the UAE market is attributed to the continuous support by local retail and telecom partners and admiration of its products by consumers, in particular the Huawei P30 Series launched earlier this year. The P30 series has won over a large number of users thanks to its Leica Quad Camera, zoom, low-light photography performance, 4,200mAh battery and along with a powerhouse performance.
At present, Huawei's products and services are available in more than 170 countries, and are used by a third of the world's population, ranking second in the world in mobile phone shipments in Q1 2019 with a well-rounded portfolio targeting all segments and the only smartphone vendor at the top of the market that saw volumes grow during Q1 2019.
Huawei invests a significant amount of its annual sales revenue to research and development efforts, and has established 14 research centers around the world. According to EU Industrial R&D Investment (2018), Huawei ranked No.5 globally amongst top spending companies in R&D.