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Huawei widens lead over Apple in China's smartphone market

Top 4 Chinese brands cemented their dominance in 2018 as pie shrank

A Huawei store in Shanghai. The company increased phone shipments in China as new models sold briskly. (Photo by Kosaku Mimura)

GUANGZHOU -- Top Chinese smartphone vendor Huawei Technologies boosted shipment volume by 15.5% at home last year even as the overall market shrank, while Apple, its U.S. rival for global leadership, logged an 11.7% decline.

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