Financing Services to Boost Smartphone Adoption in Emerging Markets

Global smartphone shipments have reached around 1.5 Bn units in a calendar year, however, it is expected to show negative growth for the first time…

Alexa – Lets Chat: The Tale of Ecosystem Expansion

Amazon recently launched an array of Alexa enabled devices which included a refresh of the old device portfolio as well as the introduction of new…

The Advent of Foldable Displays: Is Smartphone Ecosystem Ready?

Samsung and Royole have announced foldable OLED displays. Other manufacturers including, LG, Sharp and BOE are also readying foldable displays for…

Understanding Ford’s GoBike User Dynamic

Increasing urbanization and road congestion are pushing commuters toward alternative modes of transportation for short and medium distance journeys.…

Apple Watch Leads Customer Preferences in The USA

More than two out of five people chose Apple as the most preferred smartwatch brand for their next purchase in the USA followed by Samsung and…

Apple Regains the Global Best Selling Smartphone Spot with the iPhone 8

According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Pulse, Apple regained the top spot in the global best selling smartphone list with the…

Four in five top-selling smartphones came from Apple in February 2018

According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Pulse March Edition which analyzed the sales in February 2018, Apple dominated the…

One In Three Smartphones Sold In 2018 Will Have An 18:9 Aspect Ratio

Consumption of visual content has exponentially grown in the last few years, especially after the increase in mobile penetration and broadband speed.…

Nokia – Regaining the Crown? – A Detailed Brand Comeback Analysis

Nokia has a rich history of creating high-quality phones which were in sync with the needs of customers at that time. However, the iconic brand…

More than one billion smartphones to feature facial recognition in 2020

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego February 7th, 2018 Facial recognition solutions are expected to come to a wide…

More than one billion smartphones to feature facial recognition in 2020

When Apple announced Touch ID in 2013, it set a trend in consumer mobility. Smartphone OEMs around the world followed Apple’s example and integrated…

Global Top Selling Smartphones – November 2017

After a steady start, Apple picked up in November with sales of the iPhone X. Apple recorded its best ever iPhone sales (Sell through), in a single…

USA: Apple Posts Record Monthly iPhone Sales

According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Pulse December Edition, Apple recorded its best ever iPhone sales (Sell through) in a…

Key Trend: Sensor Fusion to create Sensor as a platform for delivering solutions

Sensor fusion is a process of combining the data from different sensors. Then a micro controller (the brain) uses these data to more accurately…

Sensors in Smartphones to Top 10 Billion Unit Shipments in 2020

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego - 12th December, 2017 Today’s smartphones contain a plethora of sensors which…

Sensors in Smartphones to Top 10 Billion Unit Shipments in 2020

Today’s smartphones contsors which provide an amazing array of features and functionalities boosting the overall user experience of the device. Some…

Global Top Selling Smartphones – October 2017

According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Pulse November Edition providing insights into the mobile handset market sales in the…

3Q 2017: Samsung Ahead of Apple in the German Smartphone Market

According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Pulse service, Samsung and Apple dominated the German smartphone market.  Samsung grew 8%…