Chinese Brands Handset Profit Crossed US$ 2 Billion For the First Time Ever in Q2 2018

According to the latest research from Counterpoint Market Monitor Q2 2018 (April-June), Global handset profits grew 4% annually in Q2 2018 mainly due…

e commerce contribution from Amazon, Flipkart and mi.com

E-commerce Contribution to Smartphone Shipments Reached a Record 38% in Q1 2018

Among e-commerce platforms, Flipkart leads the market with 54% share, Mi.com climbed to 14% share while Amazon dominated the premium smartphone…

India Premium Segment Q1 2018 : Samsung Regains the Top Spot, OnePlus 5T was the Best-Selling Model

As per Counterpoint Research’s latest analysis on the important Indian smartphone market (see here), the premium smartphone segment remained flat…

iPhone X Alone Generated 35% of the Total Handset Industry Profits in Q4 2017

New Delhi, Mumbai, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Buenos Aires – April 17, 2018 According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Q4 2017, Global…

Xiaomi, Lenovo and Samsung were the Top 3 Brands on Flipkart as well as Amazon

Flipkart and Xiaomi grew the overall smartphone demand whereas Amazon and OnePlus grew the demand in premium segment across online channels…

CY 2017: Exclusive Models Across Price Points Drove Online Smartphone Shipments by 23% Annually in the Indian Market

Flipkart and Xiaomi grew the overall smartphone demand whereas Amazon and OnePlus grew the demand in premium segment across online channels…

OnePlus 5 Was the Best Selling Premium Smartphone Model in India in Q3 2017

India Premium segment grew record 180% annually during Q3 2017 due to the strong performance of Apple, OnePlus & Samsung which together…

Indian Smartphone Premium Segment Grew 180% Annually in Q3 2017

India Premium segment (>₹30,000, US$465, Retail Price) grew record 180% YoY during Q3 2017 due to the strong performance of Apple, OnePlus &…

Xiaomi Is Now the Fastest Growing Brand in the Fastest Growing Smartphone Market

India handset shipments reached an all-time high of over 84 Million for the first time ever driven by strong sell-in of both featurephones and…

Xiaomi and Samsung now Contribute to Almost Half of The Indian Smartphone Market

Indian smartphone market grew 37% QoQ and 18% YoY in Q3 2017 temporarily surpassing USA for the first time ever. This was driven by strong…

India Smartphone Market Update – Q2 2017

India is the second largest smartphone market in the world but still a fourth of its population is using smartphones . This makes India an attractive…

Apple holds 65% of the handset profit share during Q2 2017

Global mobile handset profit pool declined 10% YoY during Q2 2017. The main reasons were an increase in the mix of cheaper iPhone models, the growth…

Premium Segment Profit Share

80% of Global Handset Profits Comes from Premium Segment

Mobile handsets above wholesale ASP US$400 contributed to almost 80% of the mobile handset industry profits. For Samsung the same metric was 66% and…

India Smartphones Q2 2017: LTE smartphone installed base grows 3x

Next 150 Million users are estimated to take half the time as VoLTE feature phones will be bringing LTE to lower price points. For Q2 2017,…

India LTE Handsets Base Crosses 150 Million units in Q2 2017

Next 150 Million users are estimated to take half the time as VoLTE feature phones will be bringing LTE to lower price points. For Q2 2017,…

Oppo, vivo and Gionee are driving the selfie-trend in India

Key takeaways Overall mobile handsets and the smartphone segment witnessed a healthy growth of 6% and 15% YoY respectively in Q1 2017.Smartphones…

Selfie Centric Smartphones Grew Nine-Fold Annually, Smartphone Shipments Grew 15% in Q1 2017

Selfie Centric Smartphones Grew Nine-Fold Annually, Smartphone Shipments Grew 15% in Q1 2017 OPPO, vivo, Gionee registered highest annual growth…

India ODM-OEM Tracker

Domestic Manufacturing in India is growing at a rapid scale. However, local value addition is still low with most of the OEMs having assembling…