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The Top 10 Best-Selling Smartphones in China and the World in 2018

The global economy was in turmoil in 2018. Both the global and the Chinese manufacturing industry were suffering, and trade growth slowed down. Not…

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Sell-Through in China’s Smartphone Market Continues to Decline but Bright Spots Emerge in Q1 2019

In Q1 2019, the sales volume of smartphones fell below 100 million again. Huawei, OPPO and Vivo maintain YoY growth. With the release of new models,…

Despite a China Market Decline, Huawei Reaches 25% Market Share in 2018

Beijing, Hong Kong, Seoul, San Diego, Buenos Aires, London, New Delhi – Jan 28th, 2019 Sales volume fell by more than 10% in the fourth quarter and…

Q3 2018: The Chinese Smartphone Market Continues to Decline, Driving Market Consolidation

Huawei (including Honor) was the fastest growing brand and No. 1 in China, and OPPO and vivo’s rankings are neck and neck, with a combined market…

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China Smartphone Market Declined for the Fourth Consecutive Quarter in Q2 2018

Huawei was the fastest and lone brand registering a positive 22% YoY growth leading the market with an all-time-record share. Huawei’s sub-brand…

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Analysis of the winners of the 2018 China “618” mobile phone e-commerce market and 10 major trends

JD + Tmall e-commerce platforms make up 80% of the mobile phone e-commerce market; Competition between Huawei and Xiaomi ends in stalemate.    New…

China’s Mobile E-Commerce Market Overview and Predictions : April 2018

JD secured over 50% market share, Honor and Xiaomi took a lead by sales volume.    New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Beijing, San Diego, Buenos…

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China Smartphone Market Underwent Its Highest Ever YoY Decline of 8% in Q1 2018

First Quarter numbers dropped below 100 Million for the first time since Q1 2013. Xiaomi was the fastest growing brand with 51% YoY growth followed…

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2017 Global Technology ODM / IDH Industry Whitepaper: Key Players, Market Dynamics, Industrial Trends and Development Outlook

This exhaustive report covers the global ODM/IDH landscape and delivers detailed insights on key players, their different product development…

China Smartphone Market 2017: Top 10 Best-selling Models

The competition in China 2017, the biggest smartphone market around the globe in terms of sales volume, has become increasingly fierce with higher…

Qualcomm’s US$12 Billion China Deal Shines Amid Trump’s Visit

On November 9, U.S. President Donald trump signed a $250 billion deal with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing. As President Trump has been…

2017 Spreadtrum Global Partner Conference highlights new strategy

Counterpoint attended Spreadtrum’s Global Partner Conference on August 15th. We’ve been tracking Spreadtrum for several years and this event helped…

China Smartphone Shipments Reached an All-Time High in 2016

According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Monitor service, the demand for smartphones in China remained healthy during Q4 2016…

Counterpoint’s view of ZTE’s 2016 Smartphone Strategy

According to Counterpoint data, for the first half of 2016, ZTE’s smartphone shipment ranks number 7 globally. Looking at Q2 alone, ZTE’s shipment…

ZTE’s High-Spec Flagship Focuses on Advanced Camera, Audio & AI Voice Control

ZTE is world's sixth largest smartphone brand and was one of the very few brands which introduced a dual camera sporting stunning high-end…

Counterpoint:2016年度ZTE高端力作“中兴天机7”测评

说起ZTE的高端手机,对于资深玩家应该听说过ZTE去年发布的带有双摄像头的高端中兴天机系列。在当时,作为全球少有的能提供双摄像头的方案的智能手机厂商。ZTE确实做了一次科技领先者。…

Oppo Becomes the Leading Smartphone Brand in China in June 2016

According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Monthly Market Pulse, the demand for smartphones in China grew a healthy 17% annually in June.…

Three major industry trends identified at MWC Shanghai 2016

The Mobile World Congress Shanghai (MWCS), is reckoned to be Asia’s largest and most influential mobile industry event. The 2016 event took place…