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Meet Counterpoint at MWC Barcelona, 2018

Counterpoint will be attending MWC from February 26 - March 1 Our Research Directors Peter Richardson , Neil Shah, and Tarun Pathak will be attending…

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Samsung aims for stronger presence in India with 2018 Galaxy A8+

Samsung Electronics is working to strengthen its presence in India’s smartphone market after losing the No. 1 spot in the country to Chinese phone…

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Apple’s iPhone 7 Plus was the second-best selling phone in China last year

Apple was the only foreign brand to have a smartphone model in the top 10 best-selling handsets in China in 2017.  The iPhone 7 Plus managed 2.8…

Our Most Popular Research in 2017

December 2017 Infographic: Q3-2017 | Mobile Market Monitor Global smartphone shipments grew a modest 5% YoY and 9% QoQ Top 10 smartphone brands…

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India Smartphone Share: 2016 Q1 – 2017 Q3

India mobile handset and smartphone market grew by 6% & 18% YoY driven by strong pre-Diwali shipments. Featurephone segment declined 4% YoY but…

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US Market Smartphone Share 2016 – 2017 Q3

The competition for the top spot in the US market between Apple and Samsung has heated up in 2017 There are two battles happening: a flagship…

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Chinese Smartphone Market: 2016 and 2017 overview

China Smartphone Share (%) 2017 Q3  Q3 2016 was marked by robust growth of a number of brands including OPPO and Vivo In 2017, shipment growth was…

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Global Smartphone Share: 2016 Q1 – 2017 Q3

Source : Counterpoint Research Market Monitor Chinese Brands Oppo, Vivo and Huawei are growing fast in 2017 Huawei surpassed Apple for the first…

Xiaomi nearly snatches Samsung’s top spot in India

Samsung may make the world's most popular phones but it's losing ground to Xiaomi in India. The Chinese phone maker just needs another two percent of…

Xiaomi is closing in on Samsung in India’s top smartphone market share 

NEW DELHI: Samsung’s four-anda-half-year reign at the top of India’s smartphone rankings is under threat, with China’s Xiaomi ending the quarter…

Huawei overtakes Apple as world’s second-biggest smartphone maker – Telegraph

Apple has been overtaken by the Chinese smartphone giant Huawei as the world’s second-biggest smartphone maker by sales, sending the iPhone maker…

Huawei has surpassed Apple as the world’s second largest smartphone brand – Verge

Huawei, China’s leading smartphone maker, surpassed Apple’s global smartphone sales for the first time in June and July, according to analysis by…

Infographic: Q1-2017 | Mobile Market Monitor

Our Q1-2017 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one Infographic in each quarter to summarize handset and smartphone market…

One in Two Smartphones Sold Globally Sports a TLC NAND Flash Memory Solution

The smartphone has become one of the most important devices in the world today, enabling people around the globe to connect, communicate, create and…

Mobile Phone Industry Chain Forum 2017: Materials & Components

About the Forum Counterpoint Research is a Hong Kong-based, high-tech consulting firm with branches in Seoul, Gurgaon, Bombay, London, San Diego,…

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Global Smartphone Shipments Share – Last Eight Years of Winners & Losers

  Source : Counterpoint Research Market Monitor Brand 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Samsung 19% 29% 30% 24% 22% 21% Apple 18% 18%……

Counterpoint Research on Apple manufacturing in India

Apple will build iPhones in India, widening its market there. Read more

VR MR AR Headset Industries Outlook 2017

In this report, we have analyzed the technologies and applications of virtual, augmented and mixed reality headset. Overview: VR, AR, MR have been…