Barriers to Adoption for 5G-Capable Smartphones

The industry is moving at a fast pace to provide 5G services to end users. The initial 5G deployments have started with 5G Fixed Wireless Access…

5G Ecosystem: Huawei’s Growing Role in 5G Technology Standardization

Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) provide a measure of the technological might of a company. In the case of wireless networks, it has always been a…

Brazil Smartphone Market Shows Signs of Recovery

Growth for global brands was almost flat, whereas Chinese brands declined annually.    New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Beijing, San Diego,…

Samsung J Series Captures Six out of the Top Ten Best-Selling Model Spots in LATAM

According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Pulse Q1 2018, Samsung J2 prime was the best-selling model in the LATAM region. Samsung’s…

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus becomes the best selling model surpassing iPhone X

According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Pulse, Samsung’s Galaxy S9 series became the best seller globally, pushing Apple’s iPhone…

LTE devices made up 77% of total shipments in Peru

Peru smartphone shipments grew 27% annually in Q3 2017, and 10% compared to the previous quarter. Since the entrance of Entel, the 4th operator, Peru…

Huawei Surpasses Samsung as Number One Player in Peru

77% of smartphones shipped were LTE capable in 3Q 2017 Buenos Aires, San Diego, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul, Beijing – January 8th, 2018 According to…

Apple continues to dominate the UK smartphone market

UK smartphones sales remained flat annually in Q3 2017, while the overall handset market (including feature phones) declined by 8% year on year.…

Apple & Samsung dominate UK smartphone Market in 3Q17

Top five smartphones brands account for almost 80% of the smartphone sales in Q3 2017 New Delhi, Mumbai, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Buenos Aires –…

Fingerprint Sensor is Becoming Standard Feature in Smartphones

More than one billion fingerprint sensor enabled smartphones will be shipped in 2018. The fingerprint sensor is likely to become the standard choice…

More Than One Billion Smartphones with Fingerprint Sensors Will Be Shipped In 2018

Biometrics is becoming a key feature in smartphones and fingerprint sensor capable smartphone shipments are estimated to cross a billion units next…

Mexico: AT&T & Open Market Channels Drove Smartphone Growth in Q1 2017

The Mexican smartphone market grew 25% YoY.  LG & Huawei were the fastest growing brands. New entrants such as Xiaomi and Infinix should further…

Why Handset Players will look forward to Middle East & Africa Market For Their Growth Plans?

The fourth quarter of 2016 recorded a 3% growth year-on-year and a healthy 11% sequential increase in handset shipments. Middle East and Africa (MEA)…

Market Monitor | Market & Vendor Analysis Q4 2016

Smartphone shipments increased 8% YoY, with four out of five mobile phones shipped being a smartphone. North America (NAM), Middle East and Africa…