The Surprising Growth of Used Smartphones

The refurbished market becomes the fastest growing smartphone segment in 2017. Seoul, Beijing, Hong Kong, Mumbai, London and San Diego – March 7th,…

Analysis: Samsung to Become Apple’s Top Supplier for iPhones in 2018

Samsung’s semiconductor business unit has been the major profit driver for the company and we estimate that the Samsung revenue from Apple is going…

INFOGRAPHIC: Q2-2017 | MOBILE MARKET MONITOR

Our Q2-2017 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one Infographic in each quarter to summarize the handset and smartphone market…

Top 10 Smartphones sold Globally During Sep 2014

Apple's iPhone 6 immediately rose to the top of the list during September despite the fact that it was only available after September 19th. The…

Infographic: The Q2 Handset/Smartphone Market in One Page

Below is one of the infographics we update quarterly to summarize the events each quarter for the handset and smartphone market. The data comes from…

Snapshot of the smartphone market in May 2014

Every month we track the smartphone market across 35 countries from the supply chain to the retail POS and consumers to create accurate data and…

Top 10 Smartphones in May 2014 – Galaxy S5 Fails To Displace iPhone 5s

Apple’s iPhone 5s is still the bestselling smartphone in May 2014, 8 months after its launch last year. Samsung's new flagship, Galaxy S5 comes in at…

Top 10 Smartphones in China for April 2014

Xiaomi's Redmi was the bestselling smartphone in China during April Xiaomi’s $130 smartphone, Redmi (Red Rice or Hongmi) topped the smartphone chart…

Top 10 smartphones in February 2014

Apple’s iPhone 5S and 5C were the bestselling smartphones in February while Xiaomi also entered the top 10 list. Apple’s iPhone 5s continues to be…

Top 10 smartphones in September

Apple’s iPhone 5S is now the bestselling phone of the month In just 10 days of release Apple’s iPhone 5S became the bestselling phone in…

Apple’s US Smartphone Share Doubles in September with new iPhone 5s and 5c

PRESS RELEASE Apple takes the number one position from Samsung in the US in the month of September doubling its market share from the previous…

Top 10 phones in August: Galaxy S4 sales drop but still leads the pack

Galaxy S4 Sales continue to slump but the long tail Galaxy range makes up for it Samsung’s flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S4 was the bestselling…

Apple is still No. 1 in profits, Samsung will have to wait for its triple crown

Apple still at top of profit share with 53%, Samsung at 45%, others at...2% The second quarter of this year ended again as everyone expected.…

Smartphone share by region in Q1

Samsung leads the smartphone market in all regions except North America Counterpoint Technology Market Research (Counterpoint Research hereafter),…

Low Cost Android killing what was left of the feature phone market

We see the $50 to $150 price band as the critical battleground in the mobile device market in 2013. Nokia stands to lose most as competition…

February smartphone market share indicates Samsung will have another record quarter

Counterpoint Technology Market Research (Counterpoint Research hereafter), a pioneer in smartphone market data, has published its monthly report of…

Apple is the No.1 handset maker in Japan now

Counterpoint Research releases new data of the Handset / Smartphone market. In the recent Country Market Share Report for Q4 2012, we find that…

Q4 2012 Handset Value Share: Preliminary

Just two companies take 95% of the profits in the mobile handset industry: Apple and Samsung.   Counterpoint Research has released its…