Huawei Captures Top Spot in Russian Smartphone Market in Q4 2018

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego February 20th, 2019 Aggressive marketing in both online and offline channels…

Can Small Robots Revolutionize Food Production?

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego February 19th, 2019 Smaller, not bigger, farms and farm machinery hold the key…

Smart Feature Phones to Create US$28 billion Revenue Opportunity

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego February 18th, 2019 As the penetration of smart feature phones increases across…

Telefonica Begins Scaling Back in Central America in the Hunt for Profitability

Telefonica announced at the end of January of 2019 that it sold its Guatemala and El Salvador mobile business to America Movil-Claro (AMX) for a…

T-Mobile Makes Bold Pricing Move – No Price Increase for 5G Service

The US carrier results are in from the fourth quarter of 2018. US carriers have been all bragging about being the ‘first’ to roll out 5G service, but…

Humanoid Robots – Are They Ready to Walk with Us?

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego February 13th, 2019 Walking is not easy for robots, if it was, there would be…

TSMC Benefitting from Greater Adoption of 7nm Technology

The fortunes of TSMC, a leading global foundry service provider based in Taiwan, have been linked to Apple for a long time. The company is the…

Behavioral Biometrics: The Next Step For User Authentication

Behavioral biometrics provides a new generation of user security solutions that identify individuals based on the unique way they interact with smart…

ADAS to Double Automotive Image Sensor Shipments by 2023

 US and Europe account for two-thirds of global demand, but China growing faster Stringent safety regulations driving exponential growth globally.…

CES Counterpoint

CES 2019 Counterpoint Coverage

Counterpoint Research attended CES 2019. Total attendance was down this year. This is partially because many of the main tech sectors with the most…

Security Counterpoint

Top 10 IoT Security and Privacy Trends and Predictions for 2019

2018 was the year of realisation for all players in the IoT ecosystem, including consumers, that security cannot be neglected. This is especially the…

MWC 2019 Counterpoint

Meet Counterpoint at MWC Barcelona, 2019

Counterpoint will be attending MWC from February 25 – 28 Our analysts will be attending MWC Barcelona, 2019. You can schedule a meeting with them to…

4G-LTE at the Top of the Wave in Latin America

By the end of 2018, the subscriber base for 4G-LTE had surpassed 3G in LATAM.   Although 4G subscriptions surpassed the 3G subscriptions by only 5M…

Meet Counterpoint at the RLA Conference & Expo: Reverse Logistics

Catch us at the RLA Conference & Expo from February 5 – February 7 Our Research Director Jeff Fieldhack, will be attending the RLA Conference…

Global Smartphone Market Declines for The First Time in CY 2018

Q4 2018 Smartphone Shipments Declines 7%; Fifth Consecutive Quarter of Smartphone Decline Chinese Players HOVX (Huawei, OPPO, vivo, Xiaomi) Continue…

Apple

US Market Sell-Through Drops 10% YoY in 4Q18

US Market Sell-Through Drops 10% YoY in 4Q18 Longer smartphone holding periods, falling upgrade percentages, and an improving refurb/repair ecosystem…

5 Takeaways from Todays Apple’s Q4 2018 Earnings Call

Here are my five key takeaways from today's Apple’s Q4 2018 earnings call: iPhone sales were down 15%, mainly driven weak greater China sales. The…

Samsung Led the India Premium Market for 2018, OnePlus Led Q4 2018

OnePlus led for three consecutive quarters due to strong performance of OnePlus 6 and 6T. Affordable premium model remained popular skewing the…