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iPhone sales in China edge past crisis-hit Huawei

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For the first time in recent years, Apple’s iPhone sales made up half of China’s high-end smartphone market as the US tech giant took a lead over Chinese brands, especially Huawei which is facing a survival crisis as the world economy headed for a prolonged recession.

Strong iPhone 13 sales helped Apple take up 46 per cent of China’s market for smartphones that cost more than USD 400 (Rs 31,000 approx), while Chinese firm Vivo jumped to second place for the first time as rivals try to fill the hole left by Huawei, media reports here said.

iPhone sales made up half of all smartphones sold for more than USD 400 in China in the second quarter, solidifying the US tech giants’ lead as the top premium handset vendor in the country, according to a report of global industry analysis firm Counterpoint Research released on Wednesday.

Most notably, Huawei has struggled to sell new models launched since coming under US sanctions in 2019….

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