Automotive Camera Sensors Market to Boom: Parking Sensors to Dominate

Introduction Growing customer preferences for in-vehicle comfort and ease of driving is leading to digitalization of passenger cars. Features such as…

Unpacked 2018 – Building an Ecosystem and Launching the Note 9

Counterpoint Research once again attended the Samsung Unpacked event in New York City. With 3,000 media and Samsung partner attendees, the event…

LPWANs Will Co-Exist, No War Brewing Between Cellular and Non-Cellular

Our connectivity needs are expanding in all directions. While we’re moving aggressively with 5G connectivity to address the need of ultra-low latency…

Meet Counterpoint at IFA Berlin, 2018

We will be attending IFA Berlin from August 29 - August 31 Our Research Director Peter Richardson will be attending IFA Berlin, 2018. You can…

Vietnam Smartphone Market Returns to Double Digit Growth in Q2 2018

Xiaomi (363%) and Huawei (193%) were the fastest growing brands in Vietnam. Xiaomi enters the top five brands for the first time     New Delhi, Hong…

Samsung Electronics : Q2 2018 : Tale of Two Business Units :: Semiconductor the Star

We mentioned in the previous post (here) how Samsung is transforming into semiconductor and systems company. Now we have more evidence that the…

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Azure Sphere: Drives Implementation of Azure IoT Edge Solution at Scale

By 2020, IoT connected devices are estimated to grow to 30 Billion units worldwide. With the increase in the number of connected devices, an estimate…

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…

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OnePlus Surpasses Samsung and Apple To Lead the Growing Indian Premium Segment During Q2 2018.

As per Counterpoint Research’s latest analysis on the important Indian smartphone market (see here), the premium smartphone segment (>INR 30,000)…

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China Smartphone Market Declined for the Fourth Consecutive Quarter in Q2 2018

Huawei was the fastest and lone brand registering a positive 22% YoY growth leading the market with an all-time-record share. Huawei’s sub-brand…

HERE Continues to Lead as Top Location & Mapping Platform in 2018, Ahead of Google and TomTom

HERE, Google and TomTom continue to lead the location ecosystem effectiveness index, as of H1 2018. The market is evolving rapidly with key firms…

Samsung Topples Xiaomi to Regain Number One Position in India in Q2 2018

Top five brands captured 82% of the total smartphone market; OnePlus (284%), Honor (188%) and Xiaomi (112%) were the fastest growing smartphone…

Qualcomm Begins Sampling mmWave Modules with Customers

Qualcomm announced today that the company is sampling mmWave modules to OEM’s who will embed the technology into 5G mobile handset devices. This is a…

Mobile Gaming Phones, a Brief History and Lessons Learned

Ever since the classic game Snake graced the first Nokia device in 1998, there has been interest by the mobile phone market to push the boundaries of…

Brazil Smartphone Market Shows Signs of Recovery

Growth for global brands was almost flat, whereas Chinese brands declined annually.    New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Beijing, San Diego,…

E-Bikes are core segment in growing Low-Speed Electric Vehicles market

With the Tour de France in full swing, it's possible to marvel at the power and endurance of professional riders. For normal humans, the ability to…

INFOGRAPHIC: Q1-2018 | MOBILE MARKET MONITOR

Our Q1-2018 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one Infographic in each quarter to summarize the handset and smartphone market…

Infographic: Q1-2018 | Top Selling Models in Asia

Our Q1-2018 Asia Top Selling Models report has been published. Some quick observations from this edition:  iPhone series captures 4 out of top 5…