Shenzhen-based Huawei has recorded monthly global smartphone shipments of more than 10 million every month since May, the head of the company's consumer business, Richard Yu, wrote to staff in a memo sent on Monday.
               
Huawei shipped 75 million smartphones in 2014, below its original sales target of 80 million. Earlier on Monday Huawei reported a 30 percent increase in first-half 2015 revenue to 175.9 billion yuan ($28.3 billion) and said it would achieve "effective growth" in 2015.
               
The company had a 5.4 percent share of the global smartphone market in the first quarter of this year, a distant fourth behind Samsung Electronics, Apple Inc and Lenovo Group Ltd, according to research firm Gartner.