Almost Half Of Smartphone Users Spend More Than 5 Hours A Day on Their Mobile Device

Counterpoint Research announces key findings from its latest in-depth Global Consumer Insights service spanning multiple countries. Smartphones have…

Back to Basics: connectivity during disasters

During the past month, the Americas have been hit by a significant number of natural disasters.  Hurricanes, earthquakes and floods have left a trail…

Foxconn Leaving Brazil?

  In February 2011, Apple-Foxconn announced that it would set up a plant to produce “Made in Brazil” Apple smartphones and tablets.  This…

Despite Recession, Brazil LTE Smartphones Grew 53% Annually in 2016

Samsung captured almost half of the total smartphone market, whereas Claro led the operator channels in terms of smartphones shipped. Lenovo and…

Apple Widens Gap with Samsung in the Premium Smartphone Segment in Dec 2016

Apple captured a record share of the important premium segment widening the gap with Samsung by more than 50%. According to the latest research from…

Latin America LTE Smartphones Grew 196% Annually in Q2 2016

According to the latest Market Monitor Report from Counterpoint Research, the Latin America smartphone market contracted by 14% YoY and almost flat…

Q2 2016: Oppo & Vivo Enters Global Top Five Global Smartphone Rankings

New Delhi, Mumbai, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Buenos Aires – July 28, 2016 Global smartphone demand returned to a modest positive growth after a…

Smartphone Shipments Penetration Reaches 70% in Peru

According to the latest Market Monitor Report from Counterpoint Research, the overall mobile phone market in Peru shrank by 24% YoY, but the…

LTE Phone Shipments Grew Shipments 300% in Chile

Samsung led the market in terms of volumes whereas Apple led the market in terms of revenue. Entel led the Chilean market in terms of phone sales but…

LTE Phone Shipments Grew Shipments 300% in Chile

Samsung led the market in terms of volumes whereas Apple led the market in terms of revenue. Entel led the Chilean market in terms of phone sales but…

Argentina LTE Smartphones Grew More Than 1600% Annually

According to the latest Market Monitor Report from Counterpoint Research, Argentina’s mobile device market had more than 214% YoY and 27% sequential…

Will Unlocking Phones Drive the Latin America Market in 2016?

A week before Christmas, Claro Argentina announced that it would start selling only unlocked mobile devices.  This is the first operator in Argentina…

First Things First – Father’s day in Latin America

June 21st is Father’s day for all top LATAM (Latin America) markets, except Brazil which is in August.     This day has traditionally been a big date…

Market Monitor Q1 2015: LATAM Smartphones Grow 25% Annually

According to the latest Market Monitor Report from Counterpoint Research, the Latin American (LATAM) mobile device market had a very healthy 25% YoY…

Venezuela – Latin America’s Sleeping Beauty

About 7-8 years ago, Venezuela was one of the most important markets for mobile devices in Latin America. It was so important that some smartphones,…

Merry 4G Access, Argentina!!!

Finally, this Christmas, Argentines can say, 4G is coming to town. Last week, Friday 19th, December 2014, Movistar and Personal have both announced…

What’s Going On In The Latam Tablet Market

A few days ago, after checking the mails in my smartphone while waiting for a friend in a local café in Buenos Aires, Argentina, I raised my eyes and…

Mighty Smart and Mighty Expensive: Brazil’s bestsellers

If you think paying a US$ 60 per person, for pizza and beer or US$ 130 per person for an more upscale meal is expensive then, wait until you have to…