Counterpoint Qualcomm Snapdragon 460, 662, and 720G Mobile Platforms - Chip Case

Qualcomm Brings Advanced Smartphone Features & Ecosystem Strengths to Snapdragon 4,6,7 Series LTE Platforms

The smartphone market is going through a wave of change as we are at the horizon of the 5G era. 2020 is going to be the breakout year for 5G NR.…

Counterpoint CES2020

Top 10 Automotive Announcements in CES 2020

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES), one of the largest global platforms to showcase consumer electronics technologies and innovation, was held in…

Counterpoint Micro-battery market research for hearables

Varta Will Continue Leading Coin Cell Micro-Battery Market for Hearables

Global micro-battery market for true wireless hearables will grow 90% year-on-year.  Coin cell batteries will grow to account for 57% of the market…

Shakeout Coming in AI Chip Start-Up Market in 2020

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego January 20th, 2020 The rapid adoption of AI has spurred the development of a…

Counterpoint Autonomous Driving Chip Development

New Entrants to Autonomous Vehicle Solutions Will Drive the Market in the Coming Decade

Autonomous driving is one of the most important applications for semiconductors in the next five years. The artificial intelligent (AI) chip in the…

CES 2020 Quick Recap!

More than 175,000 people and over 4,400 companies exhibited at the Consumer Electronics Show 2020 in Las Vegas. This is down slightly from past…

Counterpoint US Smartphone Market Q3 2019

US Q3 2019 Results Give Good Hint of What to Expect in Q4

Through the first two months (October/November) of 4Q19, there have been limited changes in the OEM structure of the US market. Apple has gained…

India Automotive Industry: Struggling in 2020?

Demand for new cars declined sharply in 2019, forcing automakers to cut production across the year. Sales were expected to revive during the annual…

Counterpoint Top Selling Smartphones by Revenue Q3 2019

Top Selling Smartphone Models by Revenue – Q3 2019

Overview: Counterpoint Research has been tracking the global smartphone industry on a monthly basis. According to Counterpoint’s latest model…

Counterpoint Kenya Mobile Banking

Kenya, Prioritizing Banking Over Banks

Kenya is a leading example of how technology complements developing the banking and finance sector. While mobile banking is a path to financial…

E-Scooter Sales to Recover in 2020

Global E-Scooter Market to Start Recovery in 2020

Sales declined in 2019 due to new regulations in China. Market recovery to be driven by government initiatives, urbanization, and growing consumer…

Counterpoint Robotics and Cobots

China Pioneering Disruptive Cobots for Industrial Robotics

Robotics and automation will result in many job losses around the world and could be particularly severe in China, the world’s largest manufacturing…

Counterpoint Facial Recognition for Pigs

In the “Year of the Pig” – Here’s Facial Recognition for Pigs

China’s endeavours in using facial recognition for the surveillance of its populace is well documented, as is the fact that the country boasts the…

Counterpoint Canada Decision on Huawei

Canada’s Decision on Huawei, a Defining Moment in Relationship with China

Canada is caught in the middle of the raging trade war between the US and China. The re-elected government under the leadership of Justin Trudeau…

Counterpoint XR Devices Trends in 5G Era

Extended Reality (XR) Devices Trends in 5G Era

Overview: The next generation of connectivity (5G, WiFi 6, 802 .11 ay) is poised to enhance the way we interact with the connected devices. Extended…

Counterpoint Shenzhen Goodix Technology Analysis

Another Strong Quarter for Android’s No.1 Fingerprint Solution Provider – Shenzhen Goodix Technology

Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co., Ltd. (SH: 603160), which mainly manufactures fingerprint identification chips and capacitive touch controller chips,…

Counterpoint realme Enters Top 5 Smartphone Brand in Spain

realme Enters Top 5 Smartphone Brand in Spain

London, Hong Kong, Seoul, San Diego, Buenos Aires, New Delhi, Mumbai – December 30th, 2019 realme, the fastest growing smartphone brand globally…

Counterpoint 5G MiFi Hotspot Verizon

5G Hotspot and MiFi Ecosystem Overview, Opportunities and Trends

Overview: In the 5G era, hotspot is becoming a hub type of device, with a touchscreen display catering to many application needs like VR and AR high…