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Apple Maintains Top OEM Position in Q3 2020 Despite Delayed iPhone 12 Launch in USA

Apple leads in US sell-in market share with 39%, Samsung follows with 30%, while LG trails at 13% Apple has been the US smartphone market leader…

USA Q3 2020 Smartphone Market

US Smartphone Market on Road to Recovery with 31% QoQ Growth in Q3 2020

More than 20% of all smartphone sales are now coming from online orders. Apple and Samsung register YoY growth in an otherwise declining market. The…

A Week of iPhone 12 Sales at US Carrier Stores

A Week of iPhone 12 Sales at US Carrier Stores

The new iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro have now been selling in the US since October 23 and carriers are finally seeing more traction compared to the…

Five Observations from Last Week’s iPhone 12 Launch

Apple officially began selling its newest iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro last week. The iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 Pro Max hit the stores November 13.…

OnePlus 8T Front

OnePlus 8T: Some Upgrades and a Robust Charger

This week, OnePlus launched its mid-year refresh model in the OnePlus 8 series, the OnePlus 8T. OnePlus has released “T” models since the OnePlus 3T…

5G Smartphone Share USA

5G Smartphones Account for 14% of Total US Smartphone Sales in Aug

5G smartphones to make up around 20% of total sales in 2020. Apple to drive 5G adoption in Q4 2020 with iPhone 12 line-up. Boston, Toronto, London,…

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…