Highlights from the “Smartphone Industry Chain Summit 2019—Growth Opportunity and Technical Challenges in the 5G Era”

The “Smartphone Industry Chain Summit 2019 – Growth Opportunity and Technical Challenges in the 5G Era”, jointly held by Counterpoint Research and…

Samsung and OPPO Stimulated Smartphone Shipments of ODMs in H1 2019 EMS Dropped Due to iPhones’ Decline

Shipments from EMS companies declined due to the drop in iPhone volumes Longcheer overtook Huaqin for the first time in the smartphone ODM/IDH…

Transsion Holdings’ Journey to an IPO: Strengths and Challenges

Transsion Holdings, the top mobile phone OEM in the African market, plans to go public and list its shares on Shanghai’s tech-focused STAR Market.…

Will Vietnam Challenge China’s Manufacturing Leadership in the Electronics Industry?

Ever since 2018 and the deterioration in the trade relations between the US and China, various electronic manufacturers are moving production away to…

Key Takeaways of China’s 5G Development from MWC Asia 2019

With China issuing 5G licenses to telecom and broadcast companies just days before MWC Asia 2019, it was no surprise that the big theme at Shanghai…

Baidu Cloud ABC Inspire Summit 2019: Preparing for the Intelligent IoT Era

The era of intelligent IoT is coming, and last month Baidu showcased its plans to be a leader in this space at the Baidu Cloud ABC Inspire Summit…

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Smart Door Lock Shipments in China Expected to Reach 40 Million Units by 2020

With the smartphone market getting saturated in China, device OEMs, ODMs, and investors have been exploring the new areas for growth in the consumer…

Smartphone Shipments from ODMs Declined while EMS Grew by Over 20% in 2018

Smartphones shipments from ODM/Independent Design House (IDH) companies declined by 1% year-on-year (YoY) in 2018 to 358.2 million units while those…

Silver Linings in the Gloomy Chinese Smartphone Market

It is a grim time for smartphone sales in China. The largest smartphone market in the world has been on a constant decline since Q4 2017, according…

China Smartphone Market in 2H 2018: From Price War to Flagship Battle

Beijing, Hong Kong, Seoul, San Diego, Buenos Aires, London, New Delhi – November 29, 2018 Smartphone sales in China are showing no signs of recovery,…

A Closer Look at Meitu Inc.’s Failure to Turn a Profit Since Launch

There’s a joke going around in Chinese internet circles, “Even a pig can fly, if it is in the middle of a whirlwind”. Meitu Inc., which has taken to…

Highlights of Smartphone Industry Forum 2018—Global Trend of Device ODM and Smartphone Components

On 24 Apr, Counterpoint Research and NEPCON EXPO collaborated to host the SMARTPHONE INDUSTRY FORUM 2018—GLOBAL TREND OF DEVICE ODM AND SMARTPHONE…

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ODMs Contributed to 23% of Global Smartphones Shipped in CY2017

IDHs/ODMs are the key force behind the brands designing as well as manufacturing hot-selling smartphones to make mark in the industry and are…

Meet Counterpoint Analysts and Industrial IoT Leaders at the International Embedded System Innovation Forum

Counterpoint Research will join hands with Messe München Electronic Show, one of the most influential exhibitions in global electronic devices…

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China Mobile Global Partnership Event 2017: A Big Push Towards the IoT and 4G+ Era

China Mobile, the undisputed No. 1 mobile operator in China and around the world in terms of user base, hosted the annual global partnership event…

Huawei, Xiaomi & Apple Lead in 11.11 Singles’ Day Sale

Since 2009, Alibaba group has transformed the date of Nov 11, well-known as the Singles’ Day in China for the pictographic character “11.11”, as an…

Why China is Leading NB-IoT Development Globally

Machine to Machine (M2M) communications have existed for years. It refers to the process of connecting remote machines to a central control point.…