Handset OEMs Also Gain on T-Mobile’s Growth

T-Mobile remains the hottest US carrier defined by net phone adds and hardware sales. The company has added one million or more postpaid net adds for…

Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday Kickstarts Q4 After Sluggish Q3 Device Sales

The US smartphone market sell through fell almost 9% during the third quarter. The quarter was marked by weakness within prepaid, promotional…

US 3Q18: A US Carrier Promo Snoozefest—Will Black Friday and Cyber Monday Excite?

According to Counterpoint Market Monitor research, the US market sold in 38.4m smartphones—down 7% year-over-year. Apple and Samsung were in the news…

Key Themes of Day One of the Samsung Developers Conference

  Samsung kicked off its developers conference at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Keynotes were delivered by Samsung’s President and CEO…

Growing Opportunities for New Handset OEMs and White Label Vendors in the US Market

For the first time in many years, the US market is looking for new handset OEM vendors. This is in stark contrast to many years of carriers actively…

USA: Online Smartphone Sales Remain Strong at 13% of Total Sales in Q2 2018; Prime Exclusives by Amazon Drive Sales

Apple iPhones remain the most popular models across both online and offline channels. San Diego, Buenos Aires, London, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Beijing,…

Qualcomm Begins Sampling mmWave Modules with Customers

Qualcomm announced today that the company is sampling mmWave modules to OEM’s who will embed the technology into 5G mobile handset devices. This is a…

Overall Q1 US Smartphone Sales Dip 11% YoY, Apple Grows a Record 16% YoY

Six out of the top ten smartphone model SKUs were from Apple with iPhone 8 & X 64 GB versions the most popular. Surprisingly, the US market saw a…

Spotify Lists on the New York Stock Exchange: How Will They Do?

Source: Reuters Spotify began listing on the New York Stock Exchange in an unconventional public offering.  The company did not issue new shares, it…

Refurbished Handset Report

Overview: This report covers the refurbished market in exhaustive detail by analyzing the refurbished market by region, setting out key players in…

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US Tariff Expansions Will Affect the US Smartphone Market

US Tariff Expansions Will Affect the US Smartphone Market    San Diego, Buenos Aires, London, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Beijing, Seoul March 23, 2018 On…

US Smartphone Sales Rise 2% in a Subdued Promotional Q4

   San Diego, Buenos Aires, London, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Beijing, Seoul March 19, 2018 According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market…

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US Market Analysis 4Q17

Overview: Deep Dive into the US mobile market with OEM & Carrier analysis – Shipments, KPIs, Top-Sellers, Price Bands, Channel Share, Upgrade…

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USA Operators Report: Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile and AT&T

The USA Operators report bundle consists of four reports that cover the major operators. The four reports contained in this bundle are: 1. Verizon…

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A New Record: 22 Million iPhones Sold in USA During 4Q17

According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Pulse program, the US market sold-through 51.2m smartphones during the holiday season…

Apple Sells a Record 22 Million iPhones in USA During 4Q17

According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Pulse program, the US market sold-through 51.2m smartphones during the holiday season…

US Holiday Promotions Mild, but Sales Appear Strong For Incumbents

Counterpoint Research and Wave7 Research have conducted joint research surveys of the US carriers and national retailers during the Black Friday…

T-Mobile, Qualcomm Unveil Plans for GB LTE and 5G

At a media event in San Jose, California, T-Mobile and Qualcomm delivered an update on GB LTE and T-Mobile revealed insights into its pre-5G and 5G…