50 Million Global Street Lights Expected to Be Connected by 2023

Street lighting forms the largest network of powered devices in the world. As they get digitized and fitted with sensors and control technologies,…

Introducing Stadia, Google’s New Streaming Game Service

The Announcement Today at the Game Developer Conference in San Francisco, Google announced a new platform called Stadia. Stadia is a cloud-based…

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A Record 28% of All Smartphones Were Sold Through Online Channel in Q4 2018 in China

JD is the top online platform for smartphone sales with 50% channel share Honor overtakes Xiaomi to become the leading brand by sales volume in the…

Average Storage Capacity in Smartphones to Cross 80GB by End-2019

The era of 1TB storage in smartphones has begun. Samsung has introduced the Galaxy S10 Plus with 1TB NAND flash memory, which is the highest storage…

True Wireless Hearables Sales to Climb To 129 Million Units Globally by 2020

Apple will continue to dominate the market. However, Samsung, Huawei, and traditional wireless headset manufacturers will grow alongside new……

Global Refurbished Smartphone Market Growth Slows to 1% in 2018

The secondary industry was affected by the 11% drop in new smartphone sales in key supply countries such as China and the United States leading to a…

More than a Billion Feature Phones to be Sold over Next Three Years

Globally, the feature phone segment is forecast to generate around US$16 billion cumulatively in wholesale hardware revenues over the next three…

Connected Car Revenues to Grow Five-Fold by 2025

United States and Europe account for majority of global demand; China growing faster Safety regulations and customer experience driving exponential…

Samsung Strengthens Its Camera Capabilities Through Corephotonics Acquisition

Samsung has recently bought Corephotonics, an Israeli camera technology company. The acquisition comes at a time when the lack of ground-breaking…

INFOGRAPHIC: CY 2018 | MOBILE MARKET MONITOR

Some quick observations from this edition:  Global smartphone shipments declined 4% annually in CY 2018. Emerging markets growth could not offset…

Meet Counterpoint at the Indian Mobile Conclave, New Delhi

We will be attending the Indian Mobile Conclave on March 19 Our Research Director, Neil Shah will be attending the Indian Mobile Conclave in New…

US Online Market Sell-Through Rises to 12.4% of Overall Sales in Q4 2018

US Online Market Sell-Through Rises to 12.4% of Overall Sales in Q4 2018 Online sales remained strong despite a decline in overall sell-through in…

Advent of 5G Will Increase Pressure of Subsidies on Chinese Operators

China Mobile will push forward the “5G Device Forerunner Initiative” program and launched its own-branded 5G devices in 2019. Besides, it will…

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Hearables – Next Big Thing in Tech

When we talk of technological innovation in wearables, one of the fastest growing areas is hearables. The trend among modern hearables is going…

Meet Counterpoint at App Valley Delhi, 2019

We will be attending App Valley on March 13 Our Associate Director, Tarun Pathak, will be delivering a keynote speech on "Mobile Device Landscape in…

MWC Part 2: The Dawn of 5G

Foldable smartphones may have taken the spotlight at the 2019 MWC in Barcelona, but the more realistic jump in technology for smartphones is 5G.…

2018: The Year That LATAM Smartphone Market Started to Decline

Political and economic uncertainty in the region affected smartphone sales as three major markets witnessed presidential elections. New Delhi, Hong…

INFOGRAPHIC: Q4-2018 | MOBILE MARKET MONITOR

Our Q4-2018 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one Infographic in each quarter to summarize the handset and smartphone market…