Global Refurbished Smartphone Market Fell 9% in 2020

Global Refurbished Smartphone Market Fell 9% in 2020

Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – January 20, 2020 The global refurbished smartphone market fell 9% YoY in 2020, according…

Global Cellular IoT Module Market Q3 2020 Counterpoint

NB-IoT Module Share in Cellular IoT Module Shipments at Record 30% in Q3 2020

Quectel, Sierra Wireless, Thales and Telit controlled more than half of the global cellular IoT module revenue. Automotive, Router/CPE and…

Counterpoint research Low Mid TWS Segment Sees Fast Expansion in Q3 2020

Low, Mid TWS Segment Sees Fast Expansion in Q3 2020

Global TWS market grew 24% QoQ in Q3 2020. China and Asia-Pacific showed highest growth. Premium TWS brands’ market expansion slowed while low- and…

Trends in CES 2021 Counterpoint

Top 10 Automotive Announcements in CES 2021

Like the past few years, automotive players used the 2021 edition of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), organized from January 11 to 14, to…

10 Predictions for LATAM Smartphone, Devices Ecosystem in 2021

The LATAM smartphone and devices ecosystem has been one of the least impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of the trends mentioned below started in…

6G Will Kickstart a TeraEconomy

The 2020s started with 5G rollouts and will end with the beginning of 6G rollouts. While the implementation of 6G will pose its own set of challenges…

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Podcast: Over 6 Billion eSIM-based Devices to be Shipped by 2025

The Subscriber Identity Module, which we familiarly know as SIM card, has been around for nearly three decades now. One needs to insert this card…

Middle East Smartphone Market Sees Light at the End of 2020 Tunnel

The Middle East smartphone market contracted in 2020 after experiencing big declines during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in the second…

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Weekly Update: Global Coronavirus Impact and Implications

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Thales, G+D Continue to Lead Global eSIM Management Landscape

While Truphone, IDEMIA, Workz, Valid and Eastcompeace have emerged as specialists, players such as Oasis, Kigen and Ericsson are in position to…

TWS Drives 2020 Wearables Growth; Smartwatches to Add Momentum From 2021

TWS Drives 2020 Wearables Growth; Smartwatches to Add Momentum From 2021

San Diego, Seoul, Singapore, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires January 14, 2020 TWS (true wireless stereo) hearables and…

Counterpoint Research: T-Mobile Ends 2020 Like It Started – Leading The Net Add Race

T-Mobile Ends 2020 Like It Started – Leading The Net Add Race

T-Mobile pre-announced a spectacular Q4 and 2020 despite the headwinds of COVID-19. T-Mobile saw 1.7 million net additions in Q4, which we expect…

Counterpoint Research Foundry Industry’s Robust Revenue Growth to Continue in 2021

Foundry Industry’s Robust Revenue Growth to Continue in 2021

The semiconductor industry’s foundry sector delivered above-expectation revenue growth in 2020. With tightening supplies from most global vendors, we…

Industry 4.0 Offers a Silver Lining to the Pandemic Cloud

COVID-19 has brought forth the power of digital transformation. To sustain and quicken the pace of this transformation after the pandemic ends,…

Samsung Galaxy S21 Facing Challenges Ahead of Intensifying Competition and Uncertain 2021

San Diego, Seoul, Singapore, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires January 7, 2020 Expectations are high that Samsung Electronics will…

Semiconductor Component Shortage Hits Automobile Industry

The impact of COVID-19 on the semiconductor supply chain has extended from consumer to automotive electronics. Since Q2 2020, many automotive…

Conterpoint_Japan Smartphone Sales Recover to Pre-COVID Levels in Q3 2020

Japan Smartphone Sales Recover to Pre-COVID Levels in Q3 2020

• Low- and mid-end devices drive recovery • Q4 to maintain momentum, led by iPhone 12 Japan’s smartphone market showed clear signs of recovery in Q3…

BoM Analysis: iPhone 12 Costs 21% More Than iPhone 11

The blended materials cost for the iPhone 12 with 128GB NAND flash is nearly $415, a 21% increase over the iPhone 11. In the iPhone 12, Apple’s…