Market Monitor : Handset & Smartphone Markets – Q4 2014

Counterpoint Research team of Analysts have completed preliminary sizing of the global handset and smartphone market as few OEMs have already…

Apple Records Highest Ever Market Share in Japan & Korea

According to Counterpoint Research’s Monthly Market Pulse report, global Apple iPhone sales grew a healthy 26% annually crossing 20 million unit…

CES 2015 – the show that grows

The Consumer Electronics Show that kicks off the year in resounding style was larger than this year. Its size and diversity mirrors the rapidly…

TSMC Q4 2014 : Record Revenues Signals Big iPhone Quarter

As we highlighted in our insight post last quarter, TSMC is an important semiconductor company to track to understand the underlying growth trends in…

Merry 4G Access, Argentina!!!

Finally, this Christmas, Argentines can say, 4G is coming to town. Last week, Friday 19th, December 2014, Movistar and Personal have both announced…

Infographic: Q3-2014-Global Mobile Market Monitor

Our Quarterly Infographic for the Q3 2014 Market Monitor report has been published. This quarter in Q3 2014, handsets grew 7% compared with last…

Big Trend: Messaging Apps Becoming Ecosystems : Line, WeChat & Others

We have written previously and predicted on how the messaging apps are revolutionizing the tech industry. i.e. How Wechat has transformed into a huge…

Russia – heading for recession, mobile market will contract

We have been warning for some months that Russia is heading for tough times. The international response to Russia's intransigent position in Ukraine…

$300 Billion Smartphone Industry

We recently posted the latest Q3 2014 mobile phone industry market results, the industry growth remained positive led by proliferation of smartphone…

Top 10 Smartphones sold Globally During Sep 2014

Apple's iPhone 6 immediately rose to the top of the list during September despite the fact that it was only available after September 19th. The…

Web Summit 2014 : The Hottest Tech Trends

Counterpoint Research attended the 2014 Web Summit in Dublin, Ireland in November 2014. Web Summit has been going for 4 years. In that time it has…

Market Monitor Q3 2014 : Welcome to the “Million Smartphone Club” of India

According to our latest research from Market Monitor service for Q3 2014 (Jul-Sep), there were significant changes in the competitive landscape in…

Amazon Echo : Echoes Amazon’s Technology Prowess

There has been a rising negative sentiment on web after Amazon fire Phone debacle that Amazon is becoming a worse consumer product company. While I…

Market Monitor : Handset & Smartphone Markets – Q3 2014

Counterpoint Research team of Analysts have completed preliminary sizing of the global handset and smartphone market as few OEMs have already…

What can we learn from TSMC’s Quarterly Results

TSMC announced its Q3 2014 results and its worth highlighting about the company which is the world's largest contract chip manufacturer and has been…

What’s Going On In The Latam Tablet Market

A few days ago, after checking the mails in my smartphone while waiting for a friend in a local café in Buenos Aires, Argentina, I raised my eyes and…

iPhone 6, 6 Plus & Stockouts

The Apple aura and iPhone enthusiasm has been steadily growing year after year and at a much faster pace than the incremental features, specs Apple…

Pride comes before a Bend

Bendgate is one of a number of issues that has struck Apple in the last few weeks. The apparent fragility of iPhone 6+ is coming on top of the…