Counterpoint Research: Glance’s Active User Base in India Reaches 140 Million in Q1 2021

Glance’s Active User Base in India Reaches 140 Million in Q1 2021

70% of newly-launched smartphones in the sub-$250 segment now come pre-installed with the Glance lockscreen platform London, San Diego, Buenos Aires,…

Counterpoint Research NFT Blog

NFT: Creating Buzz in Digital Ecosystem

During one of the worst pandemics in human history, cryptocurrencies made waves in the market. If the bitcoin saw wild fluctuations, Non-Fungible…

Counterpoint Research New Umbrella Entity to Refine India’s Digital Payment Ecosystem

New Umbrella Entity to Refine India’s Digital Payment Ecosystem

The Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) move to allow private players to set up, manage and operate retail payment systems [officially described as a New…

Counterpoint Research Germany TWS Consumer Study February 2021

User Survey: Apple Will Continue to Dominate Germany TWS Market

More than 40% of the current TWS users plan for a next TWS purchase in a year or less. 71% of the TWS users again plan to opt for a TWS for their…

Counterpoint Research PoS Journey

Smartphones as PoS Terminals Fill Digital Gap But Face Challenges

COVID-19 has led to the speedy adoption of digital payment methods across India. However, many small merchants, local vendors and self-employed…

Counterpoint- Digital Contact Tracing are Shields from Global Pandemic

Digital Contact Tracing Effective Shield Against Pandemic

History tells us pandemics like COVID-19 can recur in some form or other. Their basic characteristics of mutating and spreading quickly among large…

Counterpoint-Blockchain, IoT to Streamline Global COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

Blockchain, IoT to Streamline Global COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

Blockchain-based solutions for managing secure databases for the supply chain management of the COVID-19 vaccine, along with IoT solutions such as…

Counterpoint Research-Survey -60% in Spain to Cut Budget for Next Smartphone

Survey: 60% in Spain to Cut Budget for Next Smartphone

45% of the respondents will cut down their budget for the next smartphone by more than 10%. Nearly 60% of the respondents will wait longer than usual…

Counterpoint-PayPal Second Quarter Numbers Get COVID Push

PayPal Second Quarter Numbers Get COVID Push

The second quarter of 2020, which was all about COVID-19, turned out to be a phase of accelerated growth for PayPal with the pandemic providing…

Counterpoint Research-37% Cut Down their Budget for Next Smartphone in Germany

More than a third of Germans to spend less on next smartphone: Survey

34% of respondents will wait longer than usual for their next smartphone purchase 42% of prospective iPhone buyers have postponed their next purchase…

Counterpoint Research-UK Six in Ten surveyed hearable users Plan for TWS Within a Year

UK: Six in Ten Surveyed Hearable Users Plan To Buy TWS Within a Year

One in two respondents plans on having ANC in their next TWS device. Apple and BOSE are the most preferred brands for future TWS purchases.  New…

Counterpoint COVID-19 as a catalyst in the deeper acceptance of digital payment platforms

COVID-19 as a Catalyst in the Deeper Acceptance of Digital Payment Platforms

Looking at the impact of COVID-19 on digital payment platforms, its acceptance in the near term will be improved leading to a stronger role in the…

Counterpoint Kenya Smartphone Market 2019

Transsion Led the Kenya Smartphone Sales in 2019

Transsion Group contributed to 44% of the smartphone sales during 2019 Smartphone sales grew by 10% YoY in 2019 with the highest ever in 2019 Q4 with…

Counterpoint Kenya Mobile Banking

Kenya, Prioritizing Banking Over Banks

Kenya is a leading example of how technology complements developing the banking and finance sector. While mobile banking is a path to financial…