The Chinese smartphone companies has experienced tough competition in 2017, especially three emerging companies OPPO, Huawei and Vivo. In Q4 of this year these companies have cut their smartphone orders by 10%. Huawei, OPPO and Vivo to Cut Down Smartphone Production by 10% in Q4 2017
It is also expected that at the beginning of 2018 they may also cut smartphone orders by over 10 percent. On other hand, Xiaomi is in the exception when it comes to reducing smartphone shipments. The company is continuously experiencing stable sales for its smartphones.
Huawei, OPPO and Vivo to Cut Down Smartphone Production by 10% in Q4 2017
The reason behind cutting smartphone order is decline in demand for smartphones globally. But it is also expecting that in the mid of next year the production of smartphones by OPPO, Huawei and Vivo will increase.
Taiwanese tech website Digitimes reported:
China-based smartphone brand vendors including Huawei, Oppo and Vivo are taking about less 10 percent of smartphone shipments than their original orders from the supply chain makers for the fourth quarter of 2017,” Their orders to the supply chain makers for the first quarter of 2018 are also likely to be lower than expected, affecting the performance of most upstream supply chain players during the period,”
It is to be rumored that Xiaomi and Huawei are also to increase their presence in the United States next year. Despite cutting orders, 2018 is expecting to be a good year for Chinese smartphone companies.