Huawei P30 Pro on its way to becoming South Africa’s bestselling device

Huawei today announced that first-week sales figures of the Huawei P30 Pro indicate that the device looks set to become Huawei’s most popular smartphone in South Africa.

After just five days, sales of the Huawei P30 Pro showed a 244% increase when compared to the number of Huawei P20 Pro devices sold during its launch week in mid-2018. Sales of the Huawei P30 show a 44% increase on the number of Huawei P20 smartphones sold during its first week of sales.

The Huawei P30 Pro is the world’s first smartphone with a Leica quad camera and features additional innovations in photography and videography. The Huawei P30 Pro currently sits on top of the DxOMark leaderboard with a total score of 112, making it the first device to break the 110 rating threshold.

Huawei also takes joint second place on the DxOMark leaderboard (109) with its Huawei P20 Pro and Huawei Mate 20 Pro, along with Samsung’s Galaxy S10 Plus

Huawei’s share of the South African smartphone market has grown considerably over the past two years. According to GfK, Huawei moved from the No. 3 spot in 2017 to No. 2 in 2018. Globally, Huawei’s Net Promoter Score (NPS) – which measures the willingness of customers to recommend a company’s products – significantly improved in 2018 when the company moved up to second place, replacing Samsung.

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