Smartphones Honor with the Gallery App instead of Google Play took 8% of the Russian market

the Honor Smartphone, which is Google Play store pre-installed Gallery App, won 8% of the Russian market. Such data Вестям.Ru cited by the press service of the company with reference to a study by GfK.

Capacity positions of the devices under the brand of Honor helped increase the range. Since the beginning of this year in Russia released seven new smartphones with the App Gallery: Honor View 30 Pro, 9C, 9A and 9S, as well as the flagship series Honor Pro 30+, 30, and 30S.

According to GfK, in the first half of 2020 sales of smartphones in Russia increased by 5.4% compared to the same period of 2019. The devices share the Honor for the first six months of 2020 has increased by 2% to 25.9%. That is, every fourth smartphone sold in Russia, had on the brand. Model with App Gallery received 8% of the total market.

Recall that due to the restrictive measures imposed by the US authorities, the Chinese manufacturer has lost the right to preinstall Google’s services on new devices. So since last year all the novelties of Huawei and its Honor sub-brand began to do “Assistant”, “Maps” and Google Play, and their own mobile services (Mobile Services Huawei) – with assistant Celia, maps TomTom and store AppGallery, where you can download new applications.

“In June 2020, we conducted our own study among 5000 smartphone users with AppGallery, according to which 90% of the users of these smartphones happy with your purchase, said Tony RAS, President of Honor in Russia, Turkey and CIS countries. – 29% said that they are absolutely satisfied with the purchase, putting the maximum score on a scale of 1 to 10”. According to him, the percentage of devices with AppGallery in Russia do not exceed 1-2%.

the Company estimates the AppGallery audience of 400 million users worldwide. In the development of the platform involved more than 1.3 million developers.

However, many popular apps like YouTube, WhatsApp or Instagram, in the AppGallery is not enough. In may, Huawei was released “superprizetion” Petal Search, which offers users a more convenient way to search and download the missing programs.

Text: To.Hi-tech