Rude, the decline of Huawei is accentuated

On the occasion of the presentation of its latest financial results for the barely spent third quarter, Huawei once again demonstrated its terrible loss of speed in the smartphone market… Indeed, the one who was a few years ago years still one of the tenors of the market, today displays serious difficulties, the fault in particular of the American sanctions…

Huawei in turmoil

Indeed, under the Donald Trump administration, the Chinese brand Huawei had been placed on the blacklist, thus depriving the latter of access to various American technologies at the component level, but also with regard to the software section. It is impossible for Huawei smartphones to offer Google applications, for example, which has undoubtedly slowed down the sales of the brand’s smartphones…

Huawei P50 Pro. ©Huawei

Thus, in 2021, the revenues of the Huawei brand fell by a third, with a turnover of 70 billion, against 90 billion again last year. However, the group wants to be reassuring on the side of activities intended for professionals, in particular with regard to equipment dedicated to 5G.

This is also in addition to another unflattering variant for Huawei, namely the very rapid depreciation of its smartphones. Indeed, according to Pie Music, specializing in the sale and redemption of smartphones, Huawei terminals are among those that lose their initial value the fastest. Some of the brand’s smartphones would thus lose more than 80% of their initial value (on recovery) in the space of barely a year.

This is the case of the Huawei Mate 30 Pro, which would lose no less than 87% of its value in 12 months. Note that the OnePlus brand is also present in the ranking, with an average depreciation of around 75% in just one year for its content. In other words, owners of a Huawei or OnePlus smartphone are encouraged to keep it for as long as possible.

On the side of the good students, we find the whole iPhone range, of which the most recent models would not lose “that” About 35% of their value within a year. So many elements that do not play in favor of Huawei, which is no longer in the top 5 of the best sellers of smartphones in the world, the latter being credited (via Search for counterpoint) in the first quarter of 2021 barely 2% market share in Europe, compared to 9% the previous year…

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