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%…

600+ Brands Fight For Just 1/4th of The Global Smartphone Market in Q3 2017

Global smartphone shipments grew 5% YoY in Q3 2017.  Top 10 players now capture 75% of the market thereby leaving just a quarter of the market for…

Smartphone Shipments Set Third Quarter Record Clocking 400 million units, growing 5% annually

Top 10 players now capture 75% of the market thereby leaving just a quarter of segment for over 600+ brands to compete Top 7 brands experienced…

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Third Quarter Sees Closest Ever Gap Between the Top Three Smartphone Brands in China

OPPO surpassed Huawei while Xiaomi was the fastest growing smartphone brand in Q3 2017.    New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Beijing, San Diego,…

Apple to drive native AI adoption in Smartphones

One in three smartphones to be shipped in 2020 will natively embed machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities at the chipset…

The Rise of AI: One in Three Smartphones Will Be AI Capable in 2020

Over Half a Billion Smartphones Will Be Shipped with Out-of-the-Box On-Board AI Capabilities According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s…

AI Integration, a New Era in Smartphone SoC

Apple unveiled its A11 Bionic SoC (System-On-Chip) with the launch of its new iPhone. The A11 chip has an embedded AI (Artificial Intelligence) unit…

Q2 2017 Global smartphones: Chinese brand propelling growth outside of China

Global smartphone shipments grew 3% YoY in Q2 2017. The market continues to grow in single digits with the second half of 2017 expected to add…

China smartphones Q2 2017: Samsung, Apple Slip as Domestic Brands Rule

Smartphones shipments in China grew a modest 3% annually during Q2 2017 (Apr-Jun), registering second consecutive quarter of annual growth this year.…