China EV Charging Points Soar 56% YoY in 2021; 42% CAGR Seen for 2022-2026

Hong Kong, Beijing, London, New Delhi, Taipei, Boston, Toronto, Seoul – August 4, 2022 China’s electric vehicle (EV) charging points increased 56%…

Can Chinese EV Makers Make it Big in Japan?

For an automotive market like Japan, which is the base of global giants like Toyota, Honda, Nissan and Mazda, and saw early entry of hydrogen-fuel…

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China Smartphone Sales Hit New Low in Q2 2022; HONOR Bucks the Trend, Doubles Sales

China’s smartphone sales hit a fresh low in Q2 2022 to reach less than half of the sales of the historical peak in Q4 2016. The last time the sales…

BNPL

Apple’s Pay Later Option May Impact US Consumption Patterns

In the latest Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), some key updates were announced for Apple Wallet. Besides the Tap to Pay feature, which allows…

Xiaomi Smartphone

Xiaomi Updates: Q1 2022

Xiaomi’s 4.6% YoY Revenue Decrease in Q1 2022 Signals Turbulence in Smartphone Segment May 23, 2022 Xiaomi registered a 4.6% YoY and 14.3% QoQ…

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China Smartphone Market $250-$399 Price Band Share Grows 10% YoY in Q1 2022, vivo Takes Top Spot

Beijing, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Seoul, London, San Jose, Buenos Aires – May 16, 2022 China’s smartphone market saw its $250-$399 (wholesale price)…

Smartphone ODM

Smartphone ODM/IDH Companies’ 2021 Shipments Rise 6.4% YoY Despite COVID-19, Component Shortages

San Diego, Buenos Aires, London, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – May 3, 2022 Smartphone shipments from ODM/IDH (Original Design…

Philippines Smartphone Shipments up 5% YoY in 2021; Samsung Takes No.1 Spot With Stronger Supply Chain

Philippines’ smartphone shipments increased 5% YoY in 2021 but decreased 10% YoY in Q4 2021. Samsung led the market in 2021 with a 22.4% share,…

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Vietnam Smartphone Shipments Double QoQ in Q4 2021, Up 15% YoY; Samsung Retains Top Spot

Vietnam’s smartphone shipments soared 104% QoQ in Q4 2021. Samsung retained the top spot, capturing 28% share, followed by vivo (18%) and OPPO(17%).…

Apple Reaches its Highest Ever Market Share in China

Apple Reaches its Highest Ever Market Share in China

Smartphone sales in China declined (9% YoY) for the third consecutive quarter in Q4 2021. Full-year smartphone sales declined (2% YoY) for the…

China Smartphone Sales Drop 9% YoY in Q3 2021 on Weak Spending, Component Shortages; HONOR Rises to Third Spot

vivo’s Strategy Paying off as China Consumers Upgrade Phones

Beijing, Hong Kong, Seoul, Taipei, London, Boston, Toronto, New Delhi – December 10, 2021 The mid-to-high-end segment is increasingly becoming more…

Xiaomi’s Smartphone Strategy Under Scanner

Xiaomi’s Smartphone Strategy Under Scanner

Xiaomi’s numbers for the third quarter show the impact of the ongoing global component shortages on its balance sheet. Revenues grew just 0.5% YoY…

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Vietnam Offline Channels Successfully Embracing Online

Vietnam’s mobile phone market is dominated by offline distribution channels. However, responding to the changing times, offline channels have been…

Smartphone Online Sales

Online Smartphone Sales in Key SEA Countries at Record High in Aug

Southeast Asia (SEA) has been facing a fresh wave of COVID-19 for the past three months. While the cases are coming down in most of the region, full…

Smartphone E-commerce Market

China Smartphone Internet Retail Sales Take 31% Share of Overall Market in H1 2021

Beijing, Hong Kong, Seoul, New Delhi, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego - September 8, 2021 China’s smartphone internet retail sales by units had a 31%…

Smartphone ODMs Achieve 7.2% YoY Growth in H1 2021, Show Resilience to COVID-19, Component Shortages

Hong Kong, San Diego, Buenos Aires, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – September 8, 2021 Smartphone shipments from ODM/IDH (Original Design…

gaming smartphone;vivo: The Low-profile King of China Smartphone Market

vivo: The Low-profile King of China Smartphone Market

People hardly notice any public statement by vivo’s top management on the company’s culture or an eye-catching social media post lashing out at other…

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Will Vietnam Produce Another VinSmart?

In May this year, Vietnam’s Vingroup announced that its subsidiary VinSmart would stop manufacturing smartphones and televisions. “The production of…