We all know how Apple and Samsung are the dominate the smartphone market; however, you will never guess who is coming up on their trail. Huawei, yes Chinese company Huawei, introduced the world’s fastest smartphone at the annual Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
Most of us Americans have never even heard of Huawei. I actually owned one for a short period of time and let me tell you, they can hold there own against Samsung and Apple. Huawei is actually a very large company in China. Most of the business that Huawei does is networking and telecommunications equipment. They have overtaken Ericsson to become the largest telecommunications equipment manufacturer in the world. Huawei is also aggressively competing with Cisco in networking equipment.
Huawei is newer to the smartphone market, but they are making giant strides. According to IDC, research firm, in the last quarter of 2012, Huawei was in third place in smartphone sales just behind Apple and Samsung.
The Ascend P2 is the now the world’s fastest smartphone. This new Huawei phone supports LTE Cat 4. Cat 4 will allow data rates up to 150 Mbps. That is five times faster then the service at my house.
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