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Smartphone share: Apple beats Huawei for No. 2 in 2018

New iPhone models hold off surging Chinese rival in fourth quarter

Huawei and Apple find themselves neck and neck in the global smartphone race, with Huawei's sales on the upswing and Apple's on the wane.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Apple held off its fast-growing rival Huawei Technologies to remain the world's No. 2 smartphone maker in terms of market share in 2018, according to data released by U.S. research company IDC.

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