Pavel Naiya is an Analyst with Counterpoint Technology Market Research, has close to 6 years of post-qualification work experience in the area of market research. He has worked with multi lateral agencies like UNICEF, The World Bank, as well as top MNCs across globe for conducting large scale data driven research and consulting projects. Pavel holds a Master in Business Administration, specializing in Marketing and Market Research from Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, NOIDA.
Recent Articles

Can Android ”O” de-fragment Android ?

May 30, 2017| By | Category: smartphones

Google enjoys a dominant position smartphone operating systems with close to 85% of the market. To keep up with its main rival Apple, Google announces new Android versions at least annually, with new features and updated security. The timeline shows the release date of the different Android versions since the beginning of Android 1.1 (Alpha) up to May-2017. Timeline: Android Launches Android Fragmentation Overview As of...read more

Two in Three mobile users plan to upgrade to a...

Apr 12, 2017| By | Category: ecommerce, operators, smartphones

Indian Mobile Consumer Survey: Mobile phone replacement cycles are shortening with the advent of 4G networks, Jio the most preferred operator while Flipkart tops as a preferred online channel. San Diego, Buenos Aires, London, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Beijing, Seoul April 11th, 2017 Counterpoint Research announces key findings from its latest in-depth global consumer insights service spanning multiple countries. India, one of the key markets where the study is...read more

Will Unified Payment Interface (UPI) bring financial inclusion in India?

Jan 27, 2017| By

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] Technology will play a key role in bringing financial inclusion to India. Mobile phone penetration is growing. With an estimated 700+ million mobile phone installed base, every family will likely have a mobile phone or at least access to one in the next year. In the absence of suitable financial services infrastructure, mobile phones will be...read more

Infographic: Q2-2016|Mobile Market Monitor

Aug 26, 2016| By | Category: smartphones

Our Q2-2016 Market Monitor report has been published. We update one Infographic in each quarter to summarize handset and smartphone market activities in a single page. The report tracks top vendor shipments every quarter across regions and countries which contribute to almost 90% of the total global smartphone volumes and much more at country level. Some overview of the global mobile phone market is: 1.  Mobile handset shipments grew 5% in...read more

Chatbots are coming to take over the world

Jul 21, 2016| By

What is Chatbot? Chatbots are programs powered by artificial intelligence that users can interact with using natural language. This could be any number of things starting from function to have fun, play game or a virtual assistance etc. Chatbot will be useful for information sharing, service integration, media distribution, managing smart devices and reservations and bookings etc How this works? If, for example, you want to buy shoes...read more

Success of LINE- Story of platform stickiness & beyond

Jul 14, 2016| By | Category: digital-services

Tapping the untapped: South East Asian (SEA) countries became a growth engine for LINE’s business in the last two years. Monthly Active Users (MAU) in Taiwan, Thailand & Indonesia together more than doubled in the same period, reached 91 million combined in 1Q2016, contributing 42% of total MAU for LINE. LINE was a first-mover in delivering popular new features such as the combination emoji’s and stickers;...read more

Infographic: Q1-2016 | Mobile Market Monitor

May 27, 2016| By | Category: smartphones

Our Q1-2016 Market Monitor report has been published. We update one infographic in each quarter to summarize handset and smartphone market activities in a single page. The report tracks top vendor shipments every quarter across regions and countries which contribute to almost 90% of the total global smartphone volumes and much more at country level. Some overview of the global mobile phone market is: Global mobile phone shipment declined by...read more

Flipkart Captured Half of Online Smartphone Sales in India in...

Mar 31, 2016| By

New Delhi, Mumbai, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Beijing, Buenos Aires, San Diego - March 31, 2016 India is the second largest smartphone market in the world in terms of number of users, however, the smartphone penetration of the total mobile users remains significantly lower than developed economies; only four out of ten mobile phone users own a smartphone. This makes the Indian market attractive for hundreds...read more

How Oxigen is positioning itself in Indian mobile payment ecosystem?

Mar 10, 2016| By | Category: digital-services

Digital wallet payment solutions are becoming more relevant for the Indian economy driven by mobile-centric internet penetration. The current digital wallet ecosystem is populated by several players from different verticals, but which are, in many cases offering overlapping solutions. Most players are concentrated in urban areas and only a few are looking beyond these comfortable boundaries and providing grassroots level services. We are closely tracking this ecosystem and...read more

Infographic: Q4-2015 | Mobile Market Monitor

Mar 02, 2016| By | Category: smartphones

Our Q4-2015 Market Monitor report has been published. We update one infographic in each quarter to summarize handset and smartphone market activities in a single page. The report tracks top vendor shipments every quarter across regions and countries which contribute to almost 90% of the total global smartphone volumes and much more at country level. Global smartphone shipments grew 6% annually.  Some overview of the global mobile phone market...read more