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Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Long-Term Review: The Noteworthy Performer

The Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra has been one of our favorite smartphones of 2022 that offers powerful performance and a great camera experience in every…

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Podcast #60: Key Macro Risks For Tech Industry in 2023

The macro-environment saw a rollercoaster ride in 2022, one where our Counterpoint Macro Index dropped from 106.17 to 82.88 between January and…

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CES 2023: All about Cars, Electrification & Sustainability

CES, the most influential tech event in the world, was back with a bang in Las Vegas between January 4 and 8, 2023. With over 3,200 exhibitors, the…

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Snapdragon Summit 2022 Day 2: Qualcomm Snapdragon AR2 Gen 1 Augmented Reality platform, S5 and S3 Gen 2 Sound platforms announced

After announcing the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 mobile platform yesterday at Snapdragon Summit 2022, Qualcomm announced the augmented reality and audio…

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Snapdragon Summit 2022 Day 1: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 mobile platform with new AI experiences, real-time ray tracing, Wi-Fi 7 announced

Qualcomm unveiled the next-gen Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 mobile platform at its annual Snapdragon Summit 2022 event on the beautiful Hawaiian island of…

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Sony WH-1000XM5 Review: Raising the bar for ANC, ambient noise & sound quality

The TWS earbuds segment has seen immense growth over the last two years, and they are a popular choice when it comes to personal audio products. But…

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AjnaLens: India-based XR Startup Upskilling Workforce Training with VR & Metaverse

The India-based startup, AjnaLens, is one of the Indian players in the XR (Extended Reality) space joining the Metaverse revolution. Founded in 2014,…

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Google Pixel 6a Review: Bringing Tensor’s advanced AI & ML experiences to a lower price point

Google introduced its affordable Pixel “a” series smartphone in 2019, focusing on offering pure Android OS, Google smarts, and flagship computational…

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Podcast #59 – Connecting the Unconnected!

When we formed Counterpoint a decade ago, our passion and mission were to provide the best, in-depth insights, data, and advisory services for the…

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Podcast #58 – Component Shortage: Will it drive the eSIM migration?

The COVID-19-led semiconductor shortage disrupted the supply chains of several industries. The shortage also accelerated lead times for key…

Apple’s new iPhone 14 & Watch focus on pro features, improved connectivity & safety

The iPhone 14 series is official and there’s a lot to talk about the new smartphones that Apple announced at its “Far Out” event. But wait, Apple…

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Podcast #57 – Will 5G Offset Macroeconomic Weakness in SEA Smartphone Market?

Southeast Asia, one of the world’s most promising markets, saw its smartphone shipments decline in Q2 2022. But despite this, Thailand’s premium…

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Podcast #56: Foundry Capacity Expansion Easing Chip Shortage, But Weakening Demand Can Cause Oversupply

The global semiconductor components shortage has been in the news since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Trade tensions between the US and China…

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Samsung Unpacks Galaxy Z Fold4, Z Flip4, Watch5 & Buds2 Pro with Massive Improvements

At its latest “Unpacked” event this week, Samsung launched five new products across three different categories. These include two foldables, two…

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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 Long-term Review: Great Combination of Durable Design, Productivity Features for Power Users

Foldables have been around for over three years now. They bring in good innovation by combining the smartphone and tablet experiences into one…

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Sony WF-1000XM4 vs Apple AirPods Pro: Battle of the Best True Wireless Earbuds

There is no shortage of truly wireless earbuds in the market, and you can easily get a good-sounding pair for under $100. However, it is the sound…

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Podcast #55: 5G FWA Update – Connecting Next Half Billion Households

The consumer demand for high-speed home broadband continues to grow at a rapid pace as companies adopt the hybrid working culture. Even personal…

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Podcast #54: Private Networks – What are the Key Trends, Market Drivers, & Challenges

Private Networks, especially in relation to 5G, were one of the hot topics of discussion at the Mobile World Congress (MWC 22) in Barcelona earlier…