Apple Watch – Landing In Fertile Soil

Counterpoint Research Analyzes Premium Smartphone Sales Ahead of Apple Watch Launch Seoul, Hong Kong, Mumbai and London – April 10th, 2015 The Apple…

Russia – heading for recession, mobile market will contract

We have been warning for some months that Russia is heading for tough times. The international response to Russia's intransigent position in Ukraine…

Web Summit 2014 : The Hottest Tech Trends

Counterpoint Research attended the 2014 Web Summit in Dublin, Ireland in November 2014. Web Summit has been going for 4 years. In that time it has…

Pride comes before a Bend

Bendgate is one of a number of issues that has struck Apple in the last few weeks. The apparent fragility of iPhone 6+ is coming on top of the…

Apple’s Launch – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (truth)

Apple’s September 9th product launches were much hyped before the event and have generated more commentary than any other technology launch this year…

Flight MH17: Sanctions impacts on Russia and the wider business environment

The horrific news last week of the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Eastern Ukraine served to highlight how the world can be drawn…

Microsoft and Nokia: Making a Square Peg Fit a Round Hole

In a few weeks I will get together with the former members of the Nokia UK running club. We meet up every year at an evening 10km race. After the…

LG: Q1 2014 : LTE Smartphones now 40% of Total Smartphone Shipments

Our preliminary analysis for the Q1 2014 handset and smartphone landscape was published last week and the Korean vendor LG remained the fourth…

Crimean conflict and its impact on the mobile device market – by Peter Richardson

The world is watching the events in Crimea unfold with great trepidation. Russian forces are poised to take the region, potentially by force, from…

MWC 2014: An Event it was

MWC 2014 Overview This year's Mobile World Congress held in Barcelona, provided the industry with the next iteration of smart, cheap and…

The Big Acquisition: Lenovo acquires Motorola

The Big Acquisition: The world’s leading PC manufacturer Lenovo acquired Motorola Mobility from Google for ~ USD 2.91 Billion. With this deal, Lenovo…