Operator Partnerships Hold the Key to Success in Canada’s Smartphone Market

Like in many developed economies, operators drive the Canadian smartphone market. More than 85% of smartphone sales take place through operators.…

Top 5 Indian Metros Account More Than Half of the OTT Video Content Platform User Base

Young Indians are driving the OTT Video Content market, with 89% of the users within the 16-35 years age group. Male users account for over 79% of…

Premium Smartphone Market collapses 8% in Q1 2019, after Apple shipments drop 20%

Apple’s declining shipments has pulled down the global smartphone premium segment. Data from Counterpoint Research’s Market Monitor Service for Q1…

Baidu Cloud ABC Inspire Summit 2019: Preparing for the Intelligent IoT Era

The era of intelligent IoT is coming, and last month Baidu showcased its plans to be a leader in this space at the Baidu Cloud ABC Inspire Summit…

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Global True Wireless Hearables Market Reaches 17.5 Million Units in Q1 2019

The launch of new premium models and the spread of existing budget models are fuelling the growth spurt together.  Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi,…

Smartphone Growth in Emerging Markets Will Continue in 2019

Recently, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) projected that economic growth in emerging markets, during 2019, will be faster (4.7%) than developed…

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Smartphone Shipments in Peru Fell for the Third Consecutive Quarter in Q1 2019

Huawei was the only brand which grew during the quarter. New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Beijing, San Diego, Buenos Aires – June 13th, 2019…

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Meet Counterpoint at MWC Shanghai, 2019

Counterpoint will be attending MWC from June 26 – 28 Our analysts Shobhit Srivastava, Ethan Qi and Rick Cui will be attending MWC Shanghai, 2019. You…

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Smart Door Lock Shipments in China Expected to Reach 40 Million Units by 2020

With the smartphone market getting saturated in China, device OEMs, ODMs, and investors have been exploring the new areas for growth in the consumer…

Online Channel Shipments Share Reached Highest Ever in India in Q1 2019

Realme became the third largest player in the online segment with 11% market share. Flipkart remains the leader in the online segment with a 53%…

Increasing Smartphone Adoption Drives Growth in Middle East and Africa

MEA Smartphone market grew 6% YoY in Q1 2019. Over 70% of the total smartphones sold in the region were in the sub-US$150 price segment. There is…

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TuSimple – Amazon’s Next Acquisition Target?

Following a Series D funding round in January 2019, autonomous driving technology start-up TuSimple is embarking on another round of fundraising in…

Another set of tariffs on Chinese imports to the US will further slowdown recovery of NAND flash market

The US is likely to impose high tariffs on all remaining Chinese imports, including all handsets manufactured or assembled in China. The tariffs,…

Global Smartphone Shipments Market Share Q1 2019

INFOGRAPHIC: Q1-2019 | MOBILE MARKET MONITOR

Our Q1-2019 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one Infographic in each quarter to summarize the handset and smartphone market…

Samsung Leads Sri Lanka Smartphone Market Even as Xiaomi Enters Top Three

Sri Lanka’s smartphone market grew around 11% YoY during Q1 2019. New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Beijing, San Diego, Buenos Aires – 3rd June…

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How Competition is Driving Innovation in the EV Battery Market

Electric vehicle (EVs) have emerged as a focal point of realizing eco-friendly policies across the world. Increasingly, automobile OEMs recognize…

Smartphone Market in Bangladesh Grew 45% YoY in Q1 2019

Samsung took the first position from Symphony in Bangladesh smartphone market, grabbing a 22% market share. LTE capable smartphones grew 117% YoY…

How Far Away are Autonomous Vehicles?

Recent developments in autonomous vehicles (AVs) have been encouraging with numerous tests proving safety and reliability improvements. Tesla…