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Huawei ships 27.4M smartphones in Q3, 4M P8 units

Last week, market research firm Canalys revealed that Huawei has surpassed Xiaomi to become China’s largest smartphone manufacturer in Q3 2015. While the firm did not share the exact shipment numbers, Huawei has now revealed that it shipped a total of 27.4 million smartphones last quarter. The information was revealed by the Chinese company in a tweet (see below).

For comparison, a total of 16.8 million smartphones were shipped in the same period last year. In addition, it was also revealed that the company has shipped 4 million units of theHuawei P8 smartphone ever since it was launched back in April this year.

For those who aren’t aware, the company recently launched the Honor 5X in China, and hasschduled a November 5 event for Kirin 950 chipset announcement.