It is Huawei's first time at the top, seeing 81 percent year-over-year growth. Xiaomi actually saw a decrease, but it has had double digit or triple digit gains for years now.
"Huawei's ascent to China's smartphone throne is a remarkable feat, especially in the context of an increasingly cutthroat and maturing Chinese smartphone market," added Canalys analyst Jessie Ding.
Canalys did not have full device sales just yet, but promised numbers early next month.
Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 23 Oct 2015 22:04