CEO Richard Yu wants to sell 200 million phones by end of this year. Apple last year sold 215.8 million.
The Chinese phone giant crossed its 100 million shipments mark on July 18, CEO Richard Yu said in a post on China’s Twitter-equivalent, Weibo.
If Huawei achieves its goal, that’ll make it a much bigger threat to Apple’s position as the world’s second largest phone maker. This will be something to watch given Huawei has come close to shipping as many phones as Apple did before — selling 38.5 million phones compared to Apple’s 41 million in the second quarter last year.
In 2017, the California-based company shipped a total of 215.8 million phones.