WWDC 2017 : Powerful New Hardware, Augmented Reality and Machine Learning

Apple's annual WWDC 2017 kicked off today in San Jose, California. Apple’s annual WWDC 2017 conference was centred on getting its legions of…

What to Expect from the LG G6

LG unveiled their latest flagship at the “G6 Unpack Event” at MWC in Barcelona, Spain, February 27th.   The G6 appears to have checked off most of…

USA Q4 2016: Q4 Smartphone Rally Closes 2016

USA Q4 2016: Q4 Smartphone Rally Closes 2016 San Diego, Buenos Aires, London, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Beijing, Seoul February 28, 2017  …

What does Gigabit LTE mean for the Telecom Industry?

Gigabit LTE promises to bring many improvements to the telecom industry. A plethora of new GB LTE ready hardware will be launching throughout 2017.…

Counterpoint USA Smartphone Market Analysis- 2016Q4

Deep Dive into US mobile market with OEM & Carrier analysis – Shipments, KPIs, Top-Sellers, Price Bands, Channel Share, Upgrade Rates and more.…

Wearables TechCon 2016: The Key Takeaways

We attended the WearablesTechCon 2016 convention in San Jose.  The event was enlightening because of the diverse background of attendees including HW…

Samsung Goes after Enterprise with Note 7 Launch

Samsung takes pride in creating the ‘phablet’ space over five years ago.  According to our Model Sales Tracker, since 2014 alone, Samsung has sold…

Apple Q2 2016: China’s Dip Concerning as Competition Catches Up

Apple reported a quarter which exceeded Wall Street’s expectations for the company despite most key metrics falling year-over-year.   Here are some…

T-Mobile Surpasses Verizon Wireless to Become the Leading Smartphone Sales Channel

USA Q1 2016: T-Mobile Surpasses Verizon Wireless to Become the Leading Smartphone Sales Channel    San Diego, Buenos Aires, London, New Delhi, Hong…

ZTE – light in a tunnel

The event: On March 7th, 2016 the US Commerce Department charged ZTE with a, “planned and organized scheme to establish, control and use a series of…

USA Q4 2015 – Open Channel Handset Segment Grows 164% Annually

The USA market is undergoing dynamic shifts in how the smartphones are being sold and bought as devices are unbundled from the plans. As a result,…

FREETEL Fighting to Crack the US’ Open Channel

Back in 2010, Dell unveiled the Dell Streak Android smart phone.  Sporting a 5” display in June ’10, it definitely was ahead of its time.  Reviews…

Qualcomm Goes All In With Revolutionary “All Mode” RF Solutions

Qualcomm (QCOM) is taking a page from the pharma industry playbook---bypassing their customers and marketing straight to end consumers.  Right from…

OS Wars: 2016

MSFT is at a crossroads.  Windows Phone market share remains insignificant.  At the time of the Nokia acquisition, the company believed it could sway…

ZTE & Blu Were The Fastest Growing Smartphone Brands In USA In Q3 2015

ZTE Smartphone volumes grew 45% Y/Y capturing 8% share. TCL-Alcatel was the fastest growing overall mobile phone brand up 123% Y/Y. LG recorded its…