Indonesia Bets on 4G to Increase Mobile Internet Coverage; 5G to Focus on Industry for Now

Indonesia’s mobile telecom subscriptions increased 5% YoY in Q1 2022 to reach 362 million, which is 33% higher than the country’s population of 273 million. However, Indonesia wants to accelerate digitalization keeping in view Industry 4.0. In this regard, the country’s mobile network operators (MNOs) are upgrading infrastructure to expand internet coverage through 4G and selective development of…

Indonesia Smartphone Market Grows 11.5% YoY in Q1 2022; OPPO Stays at Top

Indonesia’s smartphone market grew 11.5% YoY in Q1 2022, reflecting the post-Covid revival in demand. OPPO led the market with a 22.3% share, followed by vivo and Samsung at 20.6% and 17.7% respectively. 5G smartphone share in the total smartphone volume reached 16% in Q1 2022 from 4% in Q1 2021.             Jakarta, Hong Kong, London, Boston, Toronto, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul –…

Indonesia Smartphone Shipments Reached Highest Ever in 2021; OPPO Captured Top Spot

Indonesia’s smartphone shipments grew 5% YoY in 2021 to reach the highest ever. OPPO led the market with a 21.8% share driven by its strong retail strategy. Online share in total shipments reached the highest ever at 18%. 5G smartphone shipments had an 11% market share in 2021, compared to just 1% in 2020. Hong Kong, London, Boston, Toronto, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – March…

Indonesia Smartphone Shipments Drop 6% YoY in Q3 2021 on COVID-19, Supply Challenges

Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – November 18, 2021 Indonesia’s smartphone shipments declined 6% YoY in Q3 2021 mainly due to increased COVID-19 infections, according to Counterpoint Research’s Monthly Indonesia Channel Share Tracker. The ongoing global component shortages also played a role. Despite these challenges, the market managed to sustain volumes QoQ. As…

Indonesia Smartphone Shipments up 28% YoY in Q2 2021; Xiaomi Grabs Top Spot for First Time

Hong Kong, Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – September 15, 2021   Smartphone shipments in Indonesia recorded solid growth of 28% YoY and 22% QoQ in Q2 2021, according to Counterpoint Research’s Monthly Indonesia Channel Share Tracker. This growth was driven by the Eid al-Fitr festive offers during the first half of the quarter, and new launches. A lower base in…

Indonesia Gets Second 5G Operator but Spectrum Issues Remain

Indosat Ooredoo has become the second telecom operator in Indonesia to offer 5G commercial services. In May this year, Telkomsel became the country’s first commercial 5G operator. Further, XL Axiata and Smartfren are planning to conduct operational tests for launching their 5G services. Indosat, which is using the 1.8Ghz band for its 5G service, sees the initial demand for the service coming…

Online Channels Grab Record 20% of Indonesia Smartphone Sales in Q4 2020

Xiaomi and realme led in Indonesia’s online channel sales in Q4 2020. Online sales increased YoY across all four quarters in 2020. Indonesia’s smartphone market grew 23% YoY in Q4 2020. With increasing investments, the Indonesian ecosystem is gearing up for higher smartphone demand and supply. London, San Diego, New Delhi, Beijing, Buenos Aires, Seoul, Hong Kong – March 22, 2021…

Indonesia Smartphone Market Sales Register 20% YoY Decline in Q2 2020, Online Market Share Hits All-time High of 19%

The smartphone market in Indonesia declined 9% QoQ in Q2 2020. Vivo led the market with 21.2% share, followed by OPPO (20.6%) and Samsung (19.6%). Xiaomi led the online market with 40% share. New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Beijing, San Diego, Buenos Aires – September 4, 2020 Indonesia smartphone market sales declined 20% YoY and 9% QoQ in Q2 2020 mainly due to the adverse economic…

Top Five Smartphone Brands in Indonesia Captured a Record 84% Share During Q3 2019

The Indonesia smartphone market grew 7% annually in Q3 2019. realme grew a healthy 38% sequentially in only its fourth quarter since launching. The share of Chinese brands reached a record 65% in the quarter  New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Beijing, San Diego, Buenos Aires – Nov 7th, 2019 According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Monitor service, Indonesia's smartphone…

Indonesian Smartphone Market Grew 6% annually in Q2 2019

Realme becomes a Top 5 smartphone brand. Refreshed A series helps Samsung retain top spot. New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Beijing, San Diego, Buenos Aires –  Aug 7th, 2019 Smartphone sales in Indonesia grew 6% year-on-year (YoY) during Q2 2019 driven by the promotions during the festive season of Ramadan both in the online and offline segment, according to the latest research from…

Market Share of Top Five Smartphone OEMs in Indonesia Reached Highest-Ever Level During Q1 2019

The Indonesian smartphone market is increasingly concentrated at the top with the market share of the top five smartphone OEMs reaching the highest-ever level of 80% in Q1 2019, according to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Monitor service. Samsung, Xiaomi, OPPO, Vivo, and Asus, the top five smartphone OEMs by market share, are more than four years old in the market and have a…

Indonesian Smartphone Shipments Reached Record Volumes During Q2 2018

Smartphone Market Grew 25% annually; Xiaomi became the second largest brand for the first time ever New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Beijing, San Diego, Buenos Aires – August 17th, 2018 According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Monitor service, Indonesian smartphone shipments grew 25% annually and 5% sequentially during Q2 2018 driven by the festive offers and new launches…

Counterpoint Indonesia Smartphone Market Analysis Q2 2017

We analyse Indonesia smartphone market with distinct OEM & Carrier anlaysis, Price Bands, Display Size, Technology and more. Indonesia is one of the youngest nations with median age of 28. With more connections than population smatphone penetration by subscribers is still in mid 20's. Also low internet penentration $ connection speed can be attributed to challenging geography & thinly…

New Local Content Regulation- An inroad to Indonesian Smartphone Market

In July 2016, Indonesian govt. introduced new TKDN rule on local content requirements for smartphones which states that staring from 2017 all 4G smartphones sold in Indonesian market need to have 30 percent local content both in hardware and software. In this report, we have analysed the current manufacturing ecosystem of Indonesia, imports vs local manufacturing share, market share of top brands…

Indonesia Smartphone Market Demand Recovers in Q2 2016

“Indonesia smartphone market grew 8% QoQ but still down 5% YoY as a result of “Make in Indonesia” push. Close to fifty brands are now competing for the market share in the third most populous country in Asia” According to the latest research from Counterpoint Research’s Market Monitor service for Q2 2016 (July-Sept), overall mobile phone market (smartphones + feature phones) in Indonesia grew…

Indonesia Smartphone Market Declines For The First Time in Q3 2015

“Indonesia smartphone market declined 7% annually. Chinese brands now capture one-fifth of the total smartphone shipments” According to the latest research from Counterpoint Research’s Market Monitor service for Q3 2015 (July-Sept), overall mobile phone market (smartphones + feature phones) in Indonesia declined 18% Y/Y and the smartphone segment shrunk by 7% Y/Y for the first time since the…

Indonesia Handset Market Q2 2015: LTE crosses One Million shipments for the first time

According to the latest research from Counterpoint Research’s Market Monitor service for Q2 2015 (Apr-June), overall mobile phone market (smartphones + feature phones) in Indonesia increased 1% Y/Y but declined 5% Q/Q. However the smartphone market registered a Y/Y increase of 30% and QoQ increase of 7%. Vendor Highlights The overall Indonesia handset market remained flat annually but the…