Counterpoint Research Can POCO Scale New Heights as Independent Brand?

Can POCO Scale New Heights as Independent Brand?

In 2020, Xiaomi spun off POCO as an independent company. Though POCO has separate management, it utilizes Xiaomi’s R&D capabilities, supply…

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Weekly Update: Global Coronavirus Impact and Implications

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Huawei’s Q1 2021 Smartphone Installed Base Share at 9.7%, Sales Share at 4.6%

One of the biggest issues faced by the smartphone market in 2020 was the tightening of US trade sanctions against Huawei. The company, which had…

Cellular IoT Module Market Q1 2021 Counterpoint

Global Cellular IoT Module Shipments up 50% YoY in Q1 2021 as Demand for 5G, LTE-Cat 1 Modules Soars

Quectel and Qualcomm maintained their top positions in the cellular IoT module vendor and chipset player market shares, respectively. Automotive,…

The Summer Temperatures are Rising and so are the US Carrier Promotional Activities

We are one week from the end of the second quarter. Often, the official start to summer ushers in a slowdown with the major US carriers selling fewer…

China Passed Anti-Foreign Sanctions Law

China to be Cautious in Penalizing Businesses Under Anti-Foreign Sanctions Law

The new Anti-foreign Sanctions Law adopted by China earlier this month provides a legal basis for the previous administrative countermeasures…

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One in Four Mobiles Purchased Online in 2020

Global online handset sales increased by almost 6% points in 2020 compared to the previous year. This growth is expected to continue due to emerging…

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Podcast: High-res, Lossless Audio Crucial in Delivery of Music in its Purest Form

Personal and home audio technology has greatly evolved over the years. We have moved from wired to mono Bluetooth and stereo wireless headphones to…

Open RAN Cheerleader Vodafone Plays Safe With Incumbent Vendors

Last year, Vodafone announced plans to deploy open RAN across 2,500 rural sites in the UK, in what would be the largest commitment yet by an…

Counterpoint-Research - Global eSIM Management Platform Deployments Double Annually

Global eSIM Management Platform Deployments Double Annually

· Thales, G+D and IDEMIA continue to lead this segment with a combined 80% share. · Around one in five smartphones sold globally in Q1 2021 was eSIM…

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NFT: Creating Buzz in Digital Ecosystem

During one of the worst pandemics in human history, cryptocurrencies made waves in the market. If the bitcoin saw wild fluctuations, Non-Fungible…

The United States Innovation and Competition Act and the Return of US Industrial Policy

The US government just got one step closer to passing its largest piece of industrial policy since the Cold War. And like the industrial policies of…

Android 12 Beta First Impressions: Google Focuses on Redesigned UI, Enhanced Privacy & Convenience Features

At the I/O 2021 developer conference in May 2021, Google showcased upcoming features and updates for its range of products. Google Maps is getting…

Pandemic Push Tablet Shipments up 53% YoY in Q1 2021

Pandemic Push: Tablet Shipments up 53% YoY in Q1 2021

Boston, Toronto, London, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul - June 14, 2021 The global tablet market saw a big revival during the pandemic,…

LATAM Smartphone Shipments up 22.1% YoY in Q1 2021; Samsung Leads With 42% Share

  Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – June 10, 2021 LATAM smartphone shipments surged by 22.1% YoY in Q1 2021 but…

Biden’s $100-billion Broadband Bet - Counterpoint Research

Biden’s $100-billion Broadband Bet

The Biden administration announced its long-awaited infrastructure plan in March. The bill encompasses one of the largest investments in American…

Russia Online Smartphone Market Q1 2021 Counterpoint

Russia Online Smartphone Sales Grab Record 36% Share in Q1 2021

Samsung led in total smartphone sales while Xiaomi led in online channel share. M.Video-Eldorado led among online platforms, followed by Svyaznoy…

INFOGRAPHIC: Q1 2021 | MOBILE MARKET MONITOR

Our Q1 2021 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one infographic each quarter to summarize the mobile handset market activities in a…