The Rise of Pinduoduo: The New E-Commerce Challenger in China

It came as a surprise when Pinduoduo, a four-year-old e-commerce platform, started to challenge the duopoly of JD.com and Alibaba in China. Founded…

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Smartphone Sales Grow 4% YoY During the Latest ‘618 E-Commerce Festival’

The popularity of third-party app platforms for shopping is increasing, especially across China’s lower-tier cities. New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul,…

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Online Channel Share in the Chinese Smartphone Market Declines in Q1 2019

JD.com and Tmall.com accounted for 70% of the online smartphone marketplace, but their market shares declined slightly    New Delhi, Hong Kong,…

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Can Huawei’s Success Story in China’s Premium Segment Continue?

In Q1 2019, Huawei overtook Apple as the second largest smartphone brand globally. In China, Huawei has remained the number one smartphone brand…

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A Closer Look at Xiaomi’s 2018 Annual Results

After its IPO in June 2018, Xiaomi announced its first annual earnings results recently. Its total revenues grew 52.6% year-on-year (YoY) to RMB…

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A Record 28% of All Smartphones Were Sold Through Online Channel in Q4 2018 in China

JD is the top online platform for smartphone sales with 50% channel share Honor overtakes Xiaomi to become the leading brand by sales volume in the…

Surveillance Camera

Camera Surveillance Market Moving Towards the Edge

Over the last 10 years, the surveillance camera market has witnessed drastic changes from analog, closed-circuit cameras, to all-digital IP-based…

Smart Speakers from Amazon, Baidu, Xiaomi

A New Leap Forward for China’s Smart Speaker Market

Ever since the launch of Amazon Echo in 2014, smart speakers have become an increasingly popular device among consumers. With AI and voice…

A Look at China’s Bike-sharing Phenomenon

Started in 2015 by pioneers, OFO and Mobike aimed at solving the last mile transportation problem through non-docking shared bikes, bike-sharing…

Counterpoint Survey: How Popular is iPhone X with Chinese Consumers?

Apple surpassed Samsung to become the top smartphone brand globally during Q4 2017 (see here) though Apple's traction in China peaked with the…

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iPhone X Purchase Intentions Among Chinese Consumers

The Apple iPhone X is touted to be a revolutionary upgrade for the existing iPhone users but how revolutionary is the iPhone X upgrade for iPhone and…

Huawei led the China Smartphone Market & The Top Four Chinese Brands Captured a Record 67% Share in 2017

The Chinese smartphone shipments slowed down in 2017 with close to 468 million smartphones shipped. Most vendors focused on clearing accumulated…

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Highlights from C-Touch and Display Shenzhen 2017

Counterpoint Technology Market Research has successfully completed the “Mobile Phone Industry Chain Summit 2017 – Industrial Innovation in Full…

Will WeChat trump iOS in ecosystem stickiness?

I have been a loyal iPhone user and was hesitant to switch to any other brand until my iPhone 6 finally broke down. Being an Apple fan, I personally…

Vendor Share Forecast Q4 2016

Counterpoint’s Market Outlook provides short and long range forecasts of the total addressable market size in both volume and value. In this report,…

OPPO’s 2016 Autumn Flagship Models: R9S and R9S Plus

Counterpoint attended OPPO’s autumn flagship model press conference in Shanghai on October 19th. The two models launched are OPPO R9s and R9s Plus, a…

Meet Counterpoint at Mobile Phone Industry Chain Summit 2016 on Nov 25th in Shenzhen, China

Counterpoint Research and Reed Exhibitions Kuozhan Shanghai Co., Ltd. are jointly holding the “Mobile Phone Industry Chain Summit 2016” on Nov 25th…

Oppo & Vivo – The New Smartphone Leaders in China

As per the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Monitor, the demand for smartphones in China grew a healthy 8% annually and 7% sequentially in…