Online Channels Grab Record 20% of Indonesia Smartphone Sales in Q4 2020

Xiaomi and realme led in Indonesia’s online channel sales in Q4 2020. Online sales increased YoY across all four quarters in 2020. Indonesia’s…

China’s ‘Two Sessions’ See a Great Wall of Supply Chain Resilience, Next-Gen Technologies

The March 5-11 plenary sessions of the two organizations that make China’s national-level political decisions introduced a range of important…

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Samsung Galaxy S21 Series: Improved Specs, Lower Price Pack a Punch

Samsung’s Galaxy S21 5G Series, which was launched early January this year and saw record pre-orders, has now been in the market long enough for some…

Counterpoint Research - Rogers Looks to Strengthen 5G Position with Acquisition of Shaw

Rogers Looks to Strengthen 5G Position with Acquisition of Canada’s Fourth Largest Carrier, Shaw Communications

Rogers Communications is to acquire Shaw Communications in a transaction valued at $20.8 billion. The 5G opportunity is the key focus of the merger.…

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Global Smart Feature Phone Market Reaches Pre-pandemic Level; New launches and Innovation Drive Growth

Driven by the momentum generated by the reopening of markets and new product launches and partnerships by operators in Africa and Latin America, the…

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Podcast: 5G Smartphone Shipments to Double in 2021 Despite Component Shortages

We saw the first wave of 5G smartphone launches in H1 2019 with prices above $1,000. These premium smartphones gave way to a completely new pricing…

T-Mobile Bets Big on its 5G Network Lead

T-Mobile unveiled its 2021 goals in its first analyst day in years and first with CEO Mike Sievert at the helm. Key goals for 2021 and beyond include…

India TWS Shipments Cross 10 Million, Post 641% YoY Growth in Q4 2020

The top three brands contributed almost half of the total shipments in Q4 2020. boAt led the India TWS market, contributing one-third of total…

Counterpoint Research Oculus Captures Half of XR Headset Market in 2020

Oculus Captures Half of XR Headset Market in 2020

London, San Diego, New Delhi, Beijing, Buenos Aires, Seoul, Hong Kong – March 10, 2021 The Extended Reality (XR) headset shipments in 2020 declined…

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INFOGRAPHIC: Q4 2020 | MOBILE MARKET MONITOR

Our Q4 2020 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one infographic each quarter to summarize the mobile handset market activities in a…

The Component Crunch – What the Smartphone Sector Needs to Know

Overview: Component shortages are causing havoc across many industries and there is little respite in sight, at least through the short term. We look…

Counterpoint Research Q4 2020 TWS Hearables Global Cooling With Regional Hotspots

Q4 2020 TWS Hearables: Global Cooling With Regional Hotspots

Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – March 9, 2021 The global TWS hearables market showed signs of normalizing in Q4 2020,…

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OnePlus Announces Strategic Partnership With Hasselblad

To invest $150 million in strengthening mobile camera imaging capabilities The rumors have been confirmed. On Monday, OnePlus announced a partnership…

TWS Device ASP Likely to Rise in Germany With Repeat Purchase

Overview: With speedy digitization and expanding online content, hearable devices hold greater importance in today’s world. This has translated into…

Counterpoint Research OPPO Becomes Number 1 Smartphone Brand in China for First Time Ever

OPPO Becomes Number 1 Smartphone Brand in China for First Time Ever

Beijing, London, San Diego, Buenos Aires, New Delhi, Seoul, Hong Kong – March 5, 2021 OPPO has risen through the ranks to become the number one…

Global Smartwatch Shipments Rise 1.5% in 2020; Price Trends Going Premium

Global Smartwatch Shipments Rise 1.5% in 2020; Price Trends Going Premium

In Q4 2020, the shipments decreased slightly YoY due to a fresh wave of COVID-19. However, Apple managed to expand its market share and remains…

Counterpoint Research Germany TWS Consumer Study February 2021

User Survey: Apple Will Continue to Dominate Germany TWS Market

More than 40% of the current TWS users plan for a next TWS purchase in a year or less. 71% of the TWS users again plan to opt for a TWS for their…

Consumer is King as US 5G Device Prices Set to Hit New Low in 2021

The year 2020 saw growing adoption of 5G devices throughout the United States, driven in part by the launch of the first 5G enabled iPhone in the…