Apple Keynote Event Sep 2020

Three Things the Latest Apple Event Told Us by Omission

Much of the news on Apple on Tuesday focused on its latest products and services. The Apple Watch and iPad line-up both got upgrades while Apple One…

Verizone TracFone Deal

Verizon’s TracFone Acquisition: What it Could Mean for the Wireless Industry

Verizon Communications announced on Monday that it would buy América Móvil’s wireless service TracFone in a $6.25 billion cash and stock deal.…

US Smartphone Market Down 21% as COVID-19 Impacts Both Supply and Demand

 New York, San Diego, Buenos Aires, London, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Beijing, Seoul May 7, 2020 According to Counterpoint's latest US Channel Share…

Smart Home Market Poised to Grow Rapidly by 2025, Lead by Wi-Fi Connectivity Adoption

More than six-billion Wi-Fi capable smart home devices to be shipped between 2020-2025 Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul -…

Counterpoint Samsung 5G Smartphone Sales in US 2019

Samsung Captures 74% of the 5G Smartphone Sales in 2019 in the USA

5G smartphone demand was below expectations in 2019. Multi-Band Sub 6-GHz roll out and Apple iPhone will catalyze 5G smartphone demand in 2020    New…

Counterpoint at ARIA Event

Audio and Mixed Reality in 2020, ARIA Summit Highlights

AR in Action was once again held this week at MIT in Boston, Massachusetts. The small leadership summit on augmented reality gathered many industry…

Palm Phone

Searching for Digital Detox

2019 saw the rise of the minimalist smartphone. Numerous devices launched this year sought to simplify and declutter our digital lives. Most recently…

Network Tower

Over 5 Million 5G Smartphones Will Be Sold In The US This Year

5G smartphone availability has been limited. More device launches and carrier competition in H2 2019 will drive sales. San Diego, Buenos Aires,…

Quick Takes from Apple’s Q2 FY19 Earnings Call

With waning iPhone sales and increasing revenues from services and wearables, here are three short takes on Apple's Q2 FY19 earnings call: iPhone…

iPhone XR, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max

Apple iPhone XR Was the Top-Selling Smartphone in the US during February

Counterpoint’s US smartphone churn tracker shows 20% of Apple iPhone XR users were previously using an iPhone 7 The iPhone XR also converted the most…

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus

Samsung Galaxy S10 Sales are 16% Higher Than Last Year’s Galaxy S9 Series During its First Week in the US

Counterpoint’s weekly smartphone tracker reveals first week sales of Samsung S10 series is better than its predecessor. The S10 Plus is the…

Qualcomm AI Day 2019

Qualcomm Enters Data Center Inference Market with AI Cloud 100 Family

Qualcomm's AI Day came with a slew of new launches and announcements, all focused on expanding the company’s reach and AI strategy. Among other…

Apple Unveils its Bouquet of Services

For a while now, innovation in Apple’s iPhones have been nothing more than incremental to the naked eye. Yes, every year iPhones get faster, bigger…

Introducing Stadia, Google’s New Streaming Game Service

The Announcement Today at the Game Developer Conference in San Francisco, Google announced a new platform called Stadia. Stadia is a cloud-based…

5 Takeaways from Todays Apple’s Q1 2019 Earnings Call

Here are my five key takeaways from today's Apple’s Q1 2019 earnings call: iPhone sales were down 15%, mainly driven weak greater China sales. The…

Building Better AR Products: ARIA Summit Highlights

ARIA stands for Augmented Reality in Action and is a leadership summit held yearly at the MIT Media Lab. The summit is sponsored by Kopin, a leader…

apple amazon deal counterpoint

Why Both Apple and Amazon Win in Newest Deal

Apple has made a deal with Amazon to sell Apple’s range of products including the new iPhone XR, iPhone XS / XS Max, Apple Watch Series 4, and iPad…

5 Lessons from Today’s Apple Q3 2018 Earnings Call

Apple just completed its Q3 2018 earnings call. Here are my five key thoughts on the quarter: Even Apple isn’t immune to the growing trend of longer…