Huawei’s massive smartphone growth in South Africa
21 April 2017
Huawei saw year-on-year sales growth of 87% on its high-end devices in South Africa in 2016, including the P and Mate series. This is according to Zhao Likun, general manager for Huawei in South Africa.
Likun said Huawei aims to build its consumer business group into a “top two brand” in South Africa within the next two years.
Citing Ipsos, Likun said that brand awareness for Huawei grew in South Africa from 81% in 2015 to 90% in 2016.
Huawei is set to launch its new flagship P10 range of smartphones in South Africa soon, with final pricing and launch dates to be announced.