Below is one of the infographics we update quarterly to summarize the events each quarter for the handset and smartphone market. The data comes from our Q2 2014 quarterly Market Monitor report. This quarter it was all about the rise of local brands such as Xiaomi, Micromax cropping across parts of Asia, Europe and Latin America. These are becoming a big threat to incumbents such as Samsung, LG, Nokia and others as they chip away marketshare in smartphones and featurephones segment. Which are these brands? Why and How these brands have become successful? What does future hold for these brands and the competition? Please feel free to reach out to us for press or this research related questions at analyst (at) counterpointresearch.com    P.S. For the high quality PDF version please send an email request to info(at)counterpointresearch.com Q2-2014-Global Mobile Market Monitor V4

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Tom is an expert in the telecoms industry with 14 years of experience. He provides practical advice for the short term goals of clients as well as insights for long term vision. Previously he was a celebrated world renowned analyst at Strategy Analytics. He first introduced value share and profit share. He also created the Smartphone Strategies service and headed the research growing it to become the largest service in the company. Tom also worked for LG Electronics within the Mobile Communications Company in various roles.