Huawei’s Global Smartphone Market Share Reaches Highest Ever Level in Q1 2019

Overall smartphone shipment declined 5% in Q1 2019, making it the sixth consecutive quarter of shipments falling. New Delhi, Mumbai, Hong Kong,…

Global Smartphone Market Declines for The First Time in CY 2018

Q4 2018 Smartphone Shipments Declines 7%; Fifth Consecutive Quarter of Smartphone Decline Chinese Players HOVX (Huawei, OPPO, vivo, Xiaomi) Continue…

Overall iPhone Sales Down 20% YoY In November; iPhone XR Became the Best-Selling Model

iPhone XR became the best-selling iPhone model in November 2018. In contrast, last year in November the more expensive iPhone X was the best-selling…

Teardown and BoM Analysis for Xiaomi Pocophone F1

POCO F1 is the first phone from POCO, Xiaomi’s sub-brand. Xiaomi decided to release a mid-to-high end model to take on increasing competition from…

Mobile XR : The Future of Extended Reality (AR/VR/MR)

The next generation of connectivity (5G, WiFi 6, 802.11ay) is poised to enhance the way we interact with the current crop of devices. Extended…

Oppo, Xiaomi and Vivo Reached Their Highest Ever Shipments in a Single Quarter, Despite a Global Slowdown

iPhone helps Apple to record 3rd quarter revenue even as shipments remain flat YoY Huawei  holds on to 2nd position for the second consecutive…

The Rise of In-House Application Processor Design

The application processor (AP) or the system-on-chip (SoC), is the most critical component in a smartphone. This is what makes your smartphone a…

Pixel 3/3 XL Smartphone – More About Software Than Hardware

Google launched its all new Pixel 3/Pixel 3 XL smartphones today. The previous two Pixel models were not able to capture significant market share…

Huawei Surpasses Apple to Become the Second Largest Smartphone Brand

Smartphone Shipments in Q2 2018 Declined 2% Annually, Continuing the Trend from A Decline of 3% in Q1 2018 Major Chinese Brands Are Now Focusing on…

JioPhone Takes the Top Spot in the Global Feature Phone Market – Q1 2018

The global feature phone market grew 38% annually in Q1 2018, driven by strong shipments of Reliance JioPhone in India and the return of Nokia HMD.…

Apple iPhone X Remains the Best-Selling Smartphone; Xiaomi Enters Top 3 For the First Time

According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Pulse April Edition, Apple’s iPhone X remained the best-selling smartphone in March,…

Xiaomi Replaces OPPO To Take the Fourth Position; iTel Entered the Top 10 Smartphone List for The First Time in Q1 2018

Global smartphone shipments declined 3% annually in Q1 2018. Top 10 players now capture 76% of the market thereby leaving 600+ brands to compete for…

Global Smartphone Market Declined YoY For Second Successive Quarter in Q1 2018

Smartphone Shipment in Q1 2018 Declined 3% Annually, Continuing the Trend from A Decline of 3% in Q4 2017 Xiaomi Replaces OPPO To Take the Fourth…

Apple Surpassed Samsung to Become The Number One Smartphone Brand in 4Q 2017

Global smartphone shipments grew 2% annually in CY 2017 but declined 5% in Q4 2017. Top 10 players now capture 77% of the market thereby leaving just…

Global Smartphone Shipments Reached Record 1.55 Billion Units in CY 2017

Apple Surpassed Samsung to become the number one Smartphone Brand in 4Q 2017 Fourth Quarter Smartphone Shipments Reached 415 Million declining 5 %…

Qualcomm Leads Smartphone SoC Market; Fueled From Adoption By Fast Growing Chinese Brands

The global smartphone System-on-Chip (SoC) market grew 19% annually in Q3 2017 crossing $8 billion in chipset revenues. Qualcomm led the smartphone…

Global Smartphone SoC Market Crossed US$8 Billion in Q3 2017, A Third Quarter Record

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego December 29th, 2017 Qualcomm leads, Apple grabs 20% of the value share and…

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China Smartphone Market Shifts Towards Higher Price Point; Driven By Upgrading Users

Chinese market shipments slowed in Q3 2017 compared to a strong quarter last year, smartphone shipments1 in China were down 1% YoY but grew 3%…