Apple Becomes Largest Smartphone Brand in China in October 2021

Apple became the #1 smartphone brand in China for the first time since December 2015. At 46% MoM, Apple saw the highest growth among all major…

Is JioPhone Next the Most Affordable Smartphone?

On November 4, Jio launched the JioPhone Next, its much talked about and anticipated smartphone with Google. The device is being marketed as the most…

HONOR Becomes Third-largest Smartphone Brand in China

This is the first time since August 2020 that HONOR has entered the Top 3 smartphone brands’ list in China. HONOR’s China sales grew 18% MoM in…

Apple Continues to Retain Over 50% Share of Premium Smartphone Market in Q2 2021

The global premium smartphone market (models priced $400* and above) recorded a 46% YoY sales growth in Q2 2021, according to Counterpoint Research’s…

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Monthly Pulse: Xiaomi Becomes #1 Smartphone Brand Globally for First Time Ever

• This is the first time ever, in June 2021, Xiaomi has become the number one brand in global monthly smartphone sales (sell-through) volumes • While…

iPhone 12 Series Sales Cross 100 Million Mark Within 7 Months of Launch

Beijing, San Diego, Buenos Aires, London, New Delhi, Seoul – June 30, 2021 Exactly 14 years ago, Apple disrupted the smartphone market as the first…

iPhone 12 Series Captures One-third of Smartphone Industry Revenues in Q1 2021

Beijing, San Diego, Buenos Aires, London, New Delhi, Seoul – May 21, 2021 Apple’s iPhones dominated the best-selling models’ list for Q1 2021 both in…

Xiaomi Bets on Existing Strengths in its EV Foray

Xiaomi, which is currently the most successful Chinese smartphone OEM globally, has announced its entry into the electric vehicle (EV) market. The…

Counterpoint Research OPPO Becomes Number 1 Smartphone Brand in China for First Time Ever

OPPO Becomes Number 1 Smartphone Brand in China for First Time Ever

Beijing, London, San Diego, Buenos Aires, New Delhi, Seoul, Hong Kong – March 5, 2021 OPPO has risen through the ranks to become the number one…

Lenovo: Riding the Tailwinds

Services to be New Strategic Growth Focus Lenovo Group has posted a second consecutive record quarter in October-December 2020 in terms of revenue…

iPhone 12 Becomes World’s #1 5G Model Within Two Weeks of Launch

The iPhone 12 became the world’s best-selling 5G smartphone model in October despite a delayed launch, which resulted in only two weeks of sales…

Apple: Thinking Inside the Box

Apple: Thinking Inside the Box

Apple removes chargers and earphones from the boxes In a unique and courageous move, Apple has disrupted the legacy packaging of smartphones by…

Global smartphone ASP up 10% YoY in Q2 2020 even as shipments see highest ever decline

The global smartphone market wholesale average selling price (ASP) increased 10% YoY in Q2 2020 even as the shipments declined the highest ever at…

Huawei Surpassed Samsung to Become Number One in Global Smartphone Shipments in Q2 2020

Huawei’s 11% YoY growth in China helped it surpass Samsung to lead the Global Smartphone Market The global smartphone market declined the fastest…

Reliance Jio: From Telecom Operator to Solutions Provider

Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), one of the largest conglomerates in the world, held its 43rd annual general meeting (AGM) on July 15. On the…

Apple Captured 59% of the Premium Smartphone Segment Revenue in Q1 2020

Four Out of Five Best Selling Models in the Premium Segment Were From Apple

The premium smartphone segment (wholesale price >US$ 400) sell-through declined 13% YoY globally during the first quarter of 2020, according to…

Global Refurbished Smartphone Market Declines 1% in 2019

   San Diego, Buenos Aires, London, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Beijing, Seoul June 10th, 2020 According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s…

Global Smartphone Shipments Plummet Below 300Mn

The global smartphone market declined the fastest ever, -13% YoY, during the quarter 5G smartphone shipment share increased to 8% in Q1 2020 from 1%…