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

Three of the five top selling smartphones were from Samsung. Top five smartphone brands accounted for more than 90% of the smartphone sales in 3Q…

Mobile Leading The Way: Wallet Payments Almost Double in One Year in India

It’s been a year since the introduction of demonetization in India. A decision that took everyone by surprise. Once it became effective, almost 86%…

Fragmentation of Android

Overview: Google Android is the dominant smartphone operating (OS) ecosystem. However, many OEMs are not able to implement regular updates to the…

Can Android ”O” de-fragment Android ?

Google enjoys a dominant position smartphone operating systems with close to 85% of the market. To keep up with its main rival Apple, Google…

Two in Three mobile users plan to upgrade to a new phone within the next twelve months

Indian Mobile Consumer Survey: Mobile phone replacement cycles are shortening with the advent of 4G networks, Jio the most preferred operator while…

Infographic: Q4-2016 | Mobile Market Monitor

Our Q4-2016 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one Infographic in each quarter to summarize handset and smartphone market…

Will Unified Payment Interface (UPI) bring financial inclusion in India?

Technology will play a key role in bringing financial inclusion to India. Mobile phone penetration is growing. With an estimated 700+ million mobile…

Infographic: Q3-2016|Mobile Market Monitor

Our Q3-2016 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one Infographic in each quarter to summarize handset and smartphone market…

Infographic: Q2-2016|Mobile Market Monitor

Our Q2-2016 Market Monitor report has been published. We update one Infographic in each quarter to summarize handset and smartphone market activities…

Chatbots are coming to take over the world

What is Chatbot? Chatbots are programs powered by artificial intelligence that users can interact with using natural language. This could be any…

Success of LINE- Story of platform stickiness & beyond

Tapping the untapped: South East Asian (SEA) countries became a growth engine for LINE’s business in the last two years. Monthly Active Users (MAU)…

Infographic: Q1-2016 | Mobile Market Monitor

Our Q1-2016 Market Monitor report has been published. We update one infographic in each quarter to summarize handset and smartphone market activities…

Flipkart Captured Half of Online Smartphone Sales in India in 2015

New Delhi, Mumbai, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Beijing, Buenos Aires, San Diego - March 31, 2016 India is the second largest smartphone market in the…

How Oxigen is positioning itself in Indian mobile payment ecosystem?

Digital wallet payment solutions are becoming more relevant for the Indian economy driven by mobile-centric internet penetration. The current digital…

Infographic: Q4-2015 | Mobile Market Monitor

Our Q4-2015 Market Monitor report has been published. We update one infographic in each quarter to summarize handset and smartphone market activities…

MWC2016-Day 3 Highlights

Welcome to Counterpoint Research’s portal of key announcements from Mobile World Congress 2016. This portal provides crisp bites of the key…

MWC 2016-Day 2 Highlights

Welcome to Counterpoint Research’s portal of key announcements from Mobile World Congress 2016. This portal provides crisp bites of key announcements…

MWC 2016-Day 1 Highlights

Welcome to Counterpoint Research’s portal of key announcements from Mobile World Congress 2016. We are focusing on MWC 2016 news around smartphones,…