Apple still maintains its global leadership of the premium phone market despite losing some steam in China, the world’s largest market. Recent data by Counterpoint Research shows Apple no longer control the premium phone segment in China. The data also shows that Huawei is the biggest beneficiary of Apple’s slump in China. Huawei has emerged as the king of premium phones in China, ahead of Apple in the first quarter of 2019. The premium segment as categorized in the research consists of phones priced between $600 and $800.