India Smart Home Security Camera Market Grows 116% YoY in Q2 2022; Xiaomi, Tapo, Imou Lead

Xiaomi led the market in Q2 2022 (April-June) with a 38% share. Tapo registered the highest YoY growth at 153% and took the second position in Q2 2022 with a 27% share. Imou captured the third spot with a 9% share, driven by its ranger series. EZVIZ maintained its position in the top five list for the third consecutive quarter. New Delhi, Boston, Toronto, London, Hong Kong, Beijing,…

BoM Analysis: Xiaomi’s 12S Ultra Costs $516 After Camera, SoC, Display Upgrades to 11 Ultra

With the release of the Xiaomi 12S series in early July, Xiaomi has further expanded its flagship portfolio in its home market. The new series is also being seen as an extension of the Xiaomi 12 series, aimed at consolidating the brand’s presence in the $600 and above wholesale price band through the second half of 2022. Xiaomi 12 Series Failed to Strengthen its Share in Premium Segments…

Xiaomi Updates: Q1 2022

Xiaomi’s 4.6% YoY Revenue Decrease in Q1 2022 Signals Turbulence in Smartphone Segment May 23, 2022 Xiaomi registered a 4.6% YoY and 14.3% QoQ decline in its Q1 2022 revenue, something which was being expected. The result can be mainly attributed to the decline in its smartphone sales globally. The company’s smartphone business, which is its biggest, recorded an 11.1% YoY decline. Xiaomi’s…

500-mn Installed Base: Xiaomi Joins Samsung, Apple; What next?

Xiaomi passed a significant milestone in Q1 2022. According to Counterpoint Research’s Installed Base Tracker Service, the Chinese brand crossed the 500-million smartphone installed base mark early in the quarter to join Samsung and Apple in the elite club. Theoretically, Xiaomi’s large user base can (1) help the company branding develop further if products match or exceed expectations, (2)…

Xiaomi’s Smartphone Strategy Under Scanner

Xiaomi’s numbers for the third quarter show the impact of the ongoing global component shortages on its balance sheet. Revenues grew just 0.5% YoY and plunged 19% QoQ, while quarterly sales growth was slowest in more than a year. All this has prompted many to question Xiaomi’s business strategies. But Xiaomi is already at work, picking areas for improvement and finding ways to tackle external…

Chinese Brands Led by Xiaomi Dominate Colombian Smartphone Market With 65% Share

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego - October 13, 2021 Chinese brands now dominate the Colombian smartphone market, accounting for more than 65% of the market and capturing four slots in the top five brands’ list. Leading this Chinese group is Xiaomi, which had more than 26% market share in Q2 2021. Top Chinese Smartphone OEMs’ Shipment Share, Q2 2021 vs Q2…

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…

Internet Service: Xiaomi’s Key Profit Generator

Beijing, Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Taipei, Seoul – September 1, 2021 Ten years ago, Xiaomi entered the smartphone market with the slogan “best performance-price ratio”. It has done a good job since then, disrupting the market by offering great budget choices. Xiaomi founder Lei Jun has also claimed that the “comprehensive profit margin” of Xiaomi smartphones would not be…

CIS Holds Key to Xiaomi’s Q2 2021 Europe Smartphone Success

Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – August 18, 2021 Erratum: this is an update to a previous PR that was based on preliminary data. Our updated analysis shows that Samsung actually remained the number one in Eastern Europe ahead of Xiaomi. There is no denying Xiaomi’s meteoric rise in Europe. In Q2 2021, Xiaomi overtook Samsung to became the largest smartphone vendor in…

Monthly Pulse: Xiaomi Becomes #1 Smartphone Brand Globally for First Time Ever

• This is the first time ever, in June 2021, Xiaomi has become the number one brand in global monthly smartphone sales (sell-through) volumes • While this is a great feat for Xiaomi, it could prove to be temporary once Samsung’s production recovers from Vietnam’s COVID-19 wave, but the race has gotten close Seoul, Taipei, Beijing, London, Boston, Toronto, New Delhi, Hong Kong – August 5, 2021…

MEA Smartphone Market Sees Best Q2 on Record; Samsung Leads but TECNO, Xiaomi Close Gap

MEA smartphone sales grew 35% YoY during Q2 2021, making it the best Q2 on record. Samsung continued to hold the top spot in the region by capturing a market share of 16%. TECNO solidified its second position by capturing a market share of 13%. New Chinese brands Xiaomi, OPPO and vivo have all made impressive gains, with the three capturing 23% market share in Q2 2021. Boston,…