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…

Infographic: The Q2 Handset/Smartphone Market in One Page

Below is one of the infographics we update quarterly to summarize the events each quarter for the handset and smartphone market. The data comes from…

Android One Launch in India: Similar Devices But a Different Initiative!

This is our second post in series of posts on the Google's Android One program which we think will have significant implications on them mobile…

Google Android One: Tighter Control & Mass-ive Scaling

The day has finally arrived as Google formally launches devices under its much talked about Android One program. India's Micromax, Karbonn and Spice…

HERE : Moving Into Top Gear

It always fascinates me how quickly the technology industry is evolving as the power and momentum shifts away towards broader, deep-rooted horizontal…

Apple’s Launch – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (truth)

Apple’s September 9th product launches were much hyped before the event and have generated more commentary than any other technology launch this year…

Tweet, Tweet, Buy, Retweet, Buy, Tweet !! Welcome to Twitter Commerce

The world is going mobile thus use-cases are going mobile thus social behavior is going mobile thus advertising is going mobile and so is commerce is…

Selfie Smartphones, the New Battlefield or Passing Fad?

Selfie has been a huge consumer fad since last twelve months or so. According to Google, Android users capture and share almost 93 million selfies…

Market Monitor : Q2 2014: China, LTE & Smartphones

Our latest Market Monitor Q2 2014 is out for clients and its very interesting to witness how rapidly the mobile devices landscape is changing  every…

Mighty Smart and Mighty Expensive: Brazil’s bestsellers

If you think paying a US$ 60 per person, for pizza and beer or US$ 130 per person for an more upscale meal is expensive then, wait until you have to…