Premium Smartphone Shipments Grow 43% YoY in Q3 2022 in Key SEA Markets

Premium Smartphone Shipments Grow 29% YoY in Q3 2022 in Key SEA Markets

Premium smartphone (>$400) shipments grew 29% YoY while the <$200 price band shipments fell 24%. Overall Southeast Asia smartphone shipments…

Apple Refurbished ASPs Witnessing a Shift in US Due to 5G

Apple Refurbished ASPs Witnessing a Shift in US Due to 5G

Even as older iPhone models lose value, Apple continues to be the leader in refurbished smartphones globally and in the US. The ASPs of iPhones in…

Philippines Smartphone Shipments Decline 3% YoY in Q2 2022 Apple Fastest Growing Brand

Philippines Smartphone Shipments Decline 3% YoY in Q2 2022; Apple Fastest Growing Brand

The Philippines’ Q2 2022 smartphone shipments declined 3% YoY to 4.7 million units. Apple, Infinix and TECNO were major YoY gainers in terms of…

Thailand Premium Smartphone Market Grew 22% YoY in Q2 2022 Even as Overall Shipments Fell 17% YoY

Thailand Premium Smartphone Market Grew 22% YoY in Q2 2022 Even as Overall Shipments Fell 17% YoY

Thailand’s smartphone shipments fell 17% YoY in Q2 2022 to 4.2 million units. 5G volumes increased 20% YoY with OPPO and Samsung leading the…

Southeast Asia Cant Get Enough of Smartphone Gaming

Southeast Asia Can’t Get Enough of Smartphone Gaming

Gaming as an industry has been growing in leaps and bounds globally. While consoles and PCs are widely used platforms, the smartphone gaming…

Malaysia’s Smartphone, Telecom Ecosystem Looking for Much Needed Synergy

Malaysia’s Smartphone, Telecom Ecosystem Looking for Much-needed Synergy

Malaysia’s smartphone market went through its seasonal dip in volumes in Q1 2022, but there were other factors at play as well. According to…

Thailand Smartphone Shipments Down 10% YoY in Q1 2022 on Sluggish Economy, Supply Constraints

Thailand Smartphone Shipments Down 10% YoY in Q1 2022 on Sluggish Economy, Supply Constraints

Samsung’s well-planned distribution in Thailand helped it take the lead with an 18.7% market share in Q1 2022, followed by OPPO with 17.4%. A…

Global Refurbished Smartphone Market Beats Expectations Grows 15% YoY

Global Refurbished Smartphone Market Beats Expectations, Grows 15% YoY

Apple maintained its lead in the secondary market even as Samsung inched closer. ASPs (average selling prices) of refurbished smartphones increased…

Thailand Smartphone Shipments Grow 3% YoY in 2021 OPPO Takes Top Spot as Multiple Brands Hit Their Highest Ever Shipments

Thailand Smartphone Shipments Grow 3% YoY in 2021; OPPO Takes Top Spot

Thailand’s smartphone market saw a flattish 3% YoY growth in 2021. Shipments bounced back in Q4 2021 to meet YoY levels after a low-performing Q3…

Key Southeast Asian Countries’ Smartphone Shipments Cross Pre-pandemic Levels in 2021; Xiaomi, realme, Apple Achieve Highest Ever Volumes

Key Southeast Asian Countries’ Smartphone Shipments Cross Pre-pandemic Levels in 2021; Xiaomi, realme, Apple Achieve Highest Ever Volumes

Key Southeast Asian countries’ (Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines and Vietnam) smartphone shipments were highest ever in a calendar year in 2021,…

Samsung Regains SEA Smartphone Top Spot With 23% Share

Samsung Regains SEA Smartphone Top Spot With 23% Share

Hong Kong, London, Boston, Toronto, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – December 8, 2021 Southeast Asia saw an 11% YoY dip in its smartphone…

Thailand Telecom Key Implications of TRUE Dtac Merger

Thailand Telecom: Key Implications of TRUE-Dtac Merger

AIS, TRUE and Dtac are Thailand’s three biggest telecom operators. With the merger of TRUE and Dtac, the new entity will be the No. 1 operator in…

Thailand Smartphone Shipments in Q3 2021 Dropped 14% YoY But 5G Shipments Are Highest Ever

Hong Kong, London, Boston, Toronto, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – November 22, 2021 Thailand’s smartphone shipments decreased by 14% YoY in Q3…

Telecom, E-commerce Central to China’s Renewed Focus on Southeast Asia

Telecom, E-commerce Central to China’s Renewed Focus on Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia holds great potential for growth in the technology and e-commerce sectors. It has a comparatively young and tech-savvy demographic…

No Let-up in India Refurbished Smartphone Market Boom

No Let-up in India Refurbished Smartphone Market Boom

India is a booming market for pre-owned smartphones. The market showed its potential in 2019 when it grew the most globally. Even in 2020, the second…

Southeast Asia Perks Up, Boosts Smartphones

Southeast Asia Perks Up, Boosts Smartphones

Southeast Asia (SEA) has been showing consistent economic promise for a while now. The changing landscape is giving the smartphone sector a…

iPhone 12 series devices are the best-selling 5G smartphones in 3 out of the 4 Key SEA markets

iPhone 12 Devices Top List of Best-selling 5G Smartphones in 3 out of 4 Key SEA Markets

Apple and OPPO’s 5G smartphones topped the best-selling 5G models’ lists in key Southeast Asian (SEA) countries in Q2 2021, according to Counterpoint…

Counterpoint Thailand Q2 2021 Smartphone PR

Thailand Smartphone Shipments up 18% YoY in Q2 2021; 5G Shipments Highest in SEA

Hong Kong, London, Boston, Toronto, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – August 11, 2021 Thailand smartphone shipments grew 18% YoY in Q2 2021,…