Shenzhen-based Huawei might not be as big of a name as Apple or Samsung here in the states, but the 25-year-old company has taken the number-two position globally in communication networks. Last year, Huawei alone brought in close to three quarters of the industry's total revenue. Since China is expected to become the world's largest smartphone market, the company is in an excellent position to take on tech giants Apple and Samsung in the smartphone arena.
With plans for global branding of its Android-based product line and an additional Windows 8 Phone line, Huawei hopes to establish itself here in the states. Taking notice of Samsung's recent loss against Apple, Huawei has prepared itself for the worst. Knowing it may one day run into problems with its competitors, the company told Reuters it has even been developing its very own operating system. Though it's unlikely we'll ever see Huawei's mobile OS, we can definitely expect to soon see this company become a fierce competitor in the U.S. market.