Huawei has been the leading telecommunications distributor in the world since 2012 and manufacturer since 2017 but has diversified into consumer electronics such as laptops, smartphones, and tablets.
Huawei leads China’s smartphone market and is second in the world having even briefly assumed the summit in April 2020.
Huawei leads 5G R&D and was considered at least two years ahead of its European competitors in 2019 and is forecast to lead the global 5G smartphone market in 2023.
Huawei has constructed much of China’s 5G infrastructure with adoption also in numerous countries such as Russia, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, and Turkey.
Its vision is to bring “digital to every person, home, and organization” and its flagship store in Shanghai has a futuristic smart city display exhibition.
Find out more about Huawei and the future of Chinese innovation in Digital Provinces Guide: Countdown to the Chinese Century, Dawn of the Digital Dragon Dynasty: Countdown to the Chinese Century, and Dawn of the Digital Dragon Dynasty: Chinese Companies e-books in Shop.