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…

tariff us smartphone market

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…

usa 4q analysis forecast counterpoint

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…

usa operators report. t-mobile, verizon, at&t, sprint

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…

iphone record sales usa

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…

Q3 2017: USA: Apple Leads While Moto Makes a Comeback

One in three smartphones shipped was an iPhone as Samsung slipped.  Moto, ZTE & LG registered strong gains. Verizon remained the largest…

Why has it been so difficult for Chinese OEMs to crack the US market?

Analysts have been predicting for well over 10 years that new Chinese entrants will be taking the US market by storm.  Yet, there has been limited…

Google Launches a Suite of Hardware Focusing on Melding AI, SW, and HW

Google held their annual hardware launch event in San Francisco today.  The launch event was much more than a Pixel smartphone update.  It was an…

Counterpoint USA Smartphone Market Analysis Q2 2017

US Market Analysis Q2 2017: We analyse the US mobile phone market with distinct OEM & Carrier analysis – Shipments, KPIs, Top-Sellers, Price…

Is the Galaxy Note 8 the New Aspirational Android Smartphone?

Counterpoint Research attended the Samsung Unpacked Note 8 launch event held in New York City. Typical of recent Samsung events, the launch was…