Smartphone ODMs See 12% YoY Growth in 1H 2020 Under Severe Market Headwinds

San Diego, Buenos Aires, London, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Beijing, Taiwan, Seoul 28 August 2020 Smartphone shipments from ODM/IDH (Original Design…

Xiaomi’s IoT Move: Strategy, Investment Philosophy, Challenges and Success Drivers

With the smartphone market becoming saturated globally, smartphone OEMs have been aggressively developing opportunities in the IoT (Internet of…

China Smartphone Sales Underwent the Highest YoY Decline in Q1 2020, But 5G Smartphone Sales Grew by 120% Sequentially

China's Smartphone sales fell by 22% YoY (Year-on-Year) in Q1 2020. Except for Huawei, all major OEMs underwent YoY decline. However,5G smartphone…

Will Growth of Smartphone ODMs Stagnate Under the COVID-19 Crisis?

According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s ODM/IDH/EMS tracker, shipments from ODM/IDH companies grew by 4% y/y (year-on-year) in 2019…

Huawei CBG Revenue Grew 34% In 2019 Despite Headwinds, But 2020 Will Be More Difficult

Huawei group announced its CY2019 annual result on 31 Mar 2020. Despite the restrictions imposed by the Entity list from the U.S. government since 16…

Counterpoint Global Smartphone ODM and IDH Markets Vendors Shipments Share

Wingtech, Huaqin and Longcheer Continued to Dominate the World’s Smartphone ODM/IDH Landscape in 2019

Samsung, OPPO, Realme & Xiaomi Drove the Uptick in Global Smartphone Design & Manufacturing outsource Market in 2019 Hong Kong, Beijing,…

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…