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Infographic: Q3-2016|Mobile Market Monitor

Our Q3-2016 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one Infographic in each quarter to summarize handset and smartphone market activities in a single page. Some overview of the global mobile phone market is: 1.  Global mobile phone shipment recorded YoY...

MediaTek Enters Samsung’s Supply Chain

Samsung the largest mobile manufacturer in the world launched its J2 Prime mobile phone recently. Like any other J series mobile phone available in the market it comes in the mid-range price segment with decent specifications. It is nothing unusual for Samsung to...

Nokia Brand Relives

When I bought my first phone in 2004, the versatile Nokia 6600, it offered the glimpse of the future of handheld computing by the then leader in mobile phones. The Nokia brand was so deeply etched into the consumers' minds that it was as popular an "alternative term"...

Market Pulse || Nov 2016 Edition-Analysis of October Sales

Today we published our analysis of the mobile device sales during the month of October 2016. We also review the Singles’ Day event. Our key takeaways are as follows: October was a month of contrasts. The iPhone 7 ramped up sales while Samsung ramped down the ill-fated...

OPPO’s 2016 Autumn Flagship Models: R9S and R9S Plus

Counterpoint attended OPPO’s autumn flagship model press conference in Shanghai on October 19th. The two models launched are OPPO R9s and R9s Plus, a successor of its hit model OPPO R9 and R9 Plus. The two models are very similar in terms of design, but OPPO has made...

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