Samsung is the Most Preferred Brand for Next Purchase in the UK

The UK is a mature smartphone market driven by operator channels. Apple and Samsung dominate the best-selling list. Competition is intensifying with…

Crash Test

Yet Another Set of Automotive Regulations to Comply in India

Every year in April, the beginning of a new fiscal year for the Indian Government as well as most Indian companies, automotive OEMs and component…

The 6 Key Questions Answered from the Apple-Qualcomm Settlement

What did Apple and Qualcomm agree on? Apple will pay Qualcomm a one-time lump sum amount. The number was not made public, but Qualcomm noted there…

2018 Premium Smartphone Segment Market Share

Apple Maintains Lead in Premium Smartphone Segment, OnePlus Enters Top Five Brands for the First Time in 2018

Apple continues to lead global premium smartphone segment by capturing more than half of the market while OnePlus entered the top five brands in the…

Combined Profits of Chinese Smartphone Brands Grew at 24% YoY in 2018

The combined profits of Chinese brands grew 24% year-on-year (YoY) as the premium segment grew faster in 2018 than the overall market. The likes of…

Qualcomm AI Day 2019

Qualcomm Enters Data Center Inference Market with AI Cloud 100 Family

Qualcomm's AI Day came with a slew of new launches and announcements, all focused on expanding the company’s reach and AI strategy. Among other…

Google - Counterpoint

Taiwan is Key to Google’s Smartphone, IoT, AI, and Data Center Ambitions

With the announcement of a new office situated in T-Park in New Taipei City, Google continues to expand its presence in Taiwan. The new workplace,…

Qualcomm Brings Advanced AI, Gaming and Imaging Prowess to Snapdragon 6 & 7 Series Platforms

Growth in the global smartphone market declined annually for the first time ever in 2018. This was primarily due to the lengthening replacement…

Smart and Connected-MG Motors Raises Bar for Fully Connected Cars in India

At possibly the most awaited car launch for 2019, MG Motor India (MG), a subsidiary of China’s SAIC Motor, introduced its upcoming MG Hector as an…

5G Rollout Race Begins with Verizon Lighting Up Chicago and Minneapolis

Verizon brought in their 5G launch date by over a week announcing on April 3rd that Chicago and Minneapolis are live. Initially, the launch was…

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A Closer Look at Xiaomi’s 2018 Annual Results

After its IPO in June 2018, Xiaomi announced its first annual earnings results recently. Its total revenues grew 52.6% year-on-year (YoY) to RMB…

Silver Linings in the Gloomy Chinese Smartphone Market

It is a grim time for smartphone sales in China. The largest smartphone market in the world has been on a constant decline since Q4 2017, according…

Counterpoint: Huawei P30 Pro

Dancing in the Dark – Huawei P30 Series Launch

Huawei today launched the, much leaked, P30 series. The P series forms part of a co-flagship range together with the Mate series. The Mate tends to…

Apple Unveils its Bouquet of Services

For a while now, innovation in Apple’s iPhones have been nothing more than incremental to the naked eye. Yes, every year iPhones get faster, bigger…

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…

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…

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…