On Friday, the Chinese company announced the has sold over 9 million units worldwide., a premium phone released in April,
Those sales helped Huawei retain its position in Q3 2016 as the global No. 3 phone brand, according to IDC Research, behind only Samsung and Apple. However, the gap between it and the top two spots is considerable -- Apple sold in one weekend last September, and Samsung's range hit a whopping 26 million in sales after 3 months.
The phone, more expensive than many of the company's midrange offerings, was sold around its Leica-branded dual cameras, a feature Apple has adopted in the .
Huawei's next big release will be the, a 5.9-inch phablet the company announced earlier this month. It'll have dual cameras, 4GB of RAM and Huawei's new .