February 2020: Global Smartphone Sales Show Resilience with a 14% Decline

As COVID-19 takes its toll, market demand is fragile but global smartphone sales (sell-through) in February declined only 14% compared to last year,…

Counterpoint Global Smartphone ODM and IDH Markets Vendors Shipments Share

Wingtech, Huaqin and Longcheer Continued to Dominate the World’s Smartphone ODM/IDH Landscape in 2019

Samsung, OPPO, Realme & Xiaomi Drove the Uptick in Global Smartphone Design & Manufacturing outsource Market in 2019 Hong Kong, Beijing,…

Counterpoint Kenya Smartphone Market 2019

Transsion Led the Kenya Smartphone Sales in 2019

Transsion Group contributed to 44% of the smartphone sales during 2019 Smartphone sales grew by 10% YoY in 2019 with the highest ever in 2019 Q4 with…

OLED TV

India TV shipments Climb to a Record 15 Million Units in 2019, up 15% Annually

Affordable Smart TVs continue to drive demand for the overall TV market led by Xiaomi, Samsung, LG, TCL and VU New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul, London,…

Counterpoint Samsung 5G Smartphone Sales in US 2019

Samsung Captures 74% of the 5G Smartphone Sales in 2019 in the USA

5G smartphone demand was below expectations in 2019. Multi-Band Sub 6-GHz roll out and Apple iPhone will catalyze 5G smartphone demand in 2020    New…

Counterpoint LATAM Smartphone Market Share

2019, the Year the LATAM Smartphone Market Had No Growth

LATAM smartphone market grew 1.7% in Q4 2019, but slightly decreased overall in 2019. Motorola’s shipments grew more than 20% during 2019. New Delhi,…

China Captured 46% of Global 5G Sales in CY 2019

New Delhi, Mumbai, Hong Kong, Seoul, San Diego, London, Buenos Aires – February 20th, 2020 The China smartphone market sell-through declined 8% YoY…

Spatial Intelligence Platforms - Counterpoint

Fugro, PTC and Mapbox Lead the Spatial Intelligence Platform Capabilities

WRLD, Nomoko and Gamesim are providing customized solutions on their platforms while NavVis, Enertiv, Siradel Engie and SketchUp are developing niche…

Counterpoint Radio Access Network (RAN) Market Research

The Race to Open RAN Will Be A Marathon, Not A Sprint!

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego February 13th, 2020 Ever since consolidation in 2013, the Radio Access Network…

Counterpoint China Smartphone Sales to Fall in Q1 2020 Due To nCoV (Novel Coronavirus) Epidemic

China Smartphone Sales to Dramatically Fall in Q1 2020 Under the Shadow of nCoV (Novel Coronavirus) Epidemic

Within a couple of months, the COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) that emerged from the city of Wuhan has spread across China and the world. It bears some…

Counterpoint Secure Smartphone Research

One-Third of Global Smartphones Sold in 2019 Had Embedded Hardware Security, Apple leads with 42% Market Share

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego Feb 12th, 2020 Apple and Huawei implement embedded hardware security through a…

Counterpoint True Wireless Hearables Market Share

True Wireless Hearables Market Beats Expectations in 2019 with Apple to Continue Dominating in 2020

Apple expected to lead the true wireless hearables market, selling more than 100m units in 2020. Competition for second place will remain fierce,…

Counterpoint Samsung Captured 43% of Global 5G Smartphone Sales in 2019

Samsung Captured 43% of Global 5G Smartphone Sales in 2019

Samsung led with healthy sell-through globally. Huawei was second and kickstarted a wave of 5G sales in China in Q4 2019.  New Delhi, Hong Kong,…

Counterpoint Samsung Galaxy S Series Sales

Specs, Pricing to Help Next-Gen Samsung Galaxy S20 Continue Growth Trend

Powerful cameras, competitive pricing key selling pointsThree models likely for the initial lineupLTE variant possible for less-developed markets New…

Counterpoint Global Smartphone Market – Apple Gained Top Spot in Q4 2019; Huawei Surpassed Apple

Global Smartphone Market – Apple Gained the Top Spot in Q4 2019 While Huawei Surpassed Apple to Become the Second-Largest Brand in CY 2019

Global smartphone market returns to quarterly growth (3% YoY) in Q4 2019, but declined (1% YoY) in 2019 overall Apple iPhone shipments grew in 11%…

Counterpoint India Smartphone Market Q4 2019

India Surpassed the USA to Become the Second Largest Smartphone Market in the World Reaching 158 Million Shipments in 2019

Xiaomi continues to capture the number one position for the second successive year. realme (255%), Vivo (76%), Asus (67%) and OnePlus (29%) were the…

Counterpoint Micro-battery market research for hearables

Varta Will Continue Leading Coin Cell Micro-Battery Market for Hearables

Global micro-battery market for true wireless hearables will grow 90% year-on-year.  Coin cell batteries will grow to account for 57% of the market…

Shakeout Coming in AI Chip Start-Up Market in 2020

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego January 20th, 2020 The rapid adoption of AI has spurred the development of a…