Global Refurbished Smartphone Market Declines 1% in 2019

   San Diego, Buenos Aires, London, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Beijing, Seoul June 10th, 2020 According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s…

Wi-Fi 6/6E – A Viable Alternative to 5G NR for Low Latency Applications?

Wi-Fi 6/6E – A Viable Alternative to 5G NR for Low Latency Applications?

Overview: In recent years, there has been a lot of focus on the use of 5G as the optimum wireless solution for low latency use cases, particularly in…

COVID-19 Weighs on European Smartphone Market in Q1 2020

The viral outbreak followed by lockdowns caused the Europe smartphone market to contract by 7% YoY and 23% QoQ Apple remained resilient while Huawei…

LATAM Smartphone Market Felt the Full Impact of COVID-19 in Q1 2020

Q1 2020 smartphone shipment in the LATAM market declined 20.8% YoY. Xiaomi shipment grew more than 203%. New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul, London,…

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realme is the Fastest Growing Smartphone Brand in the South East Asia Market in Q1 2020

realme grew 173% YoY, continued to be in top 5 in the South East Asia smartphone market for Q1 2020 realme was among the top 5 players in the key…

Fingerprint Cards: Big Opportunity in Biometric Payment Cards and Under-display Smartphones Sensors

It has been exactly a year since Fingerprint Cards (Fingerprints) announced that it had shipped one billion fingerprint sensors since its inception.…

Seemingly Hasty, but Prudent TSMC’s New Fab Plan in the U.S.

TSMC announced that it intends to build and operate an advanced semiconductor fab in Arizona, United States. This capacity of new fab will be 20K…

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Podcast: Understanding the Opportunities & Trends in Global Refurbished Smartphone Market

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has caused the global smartphone market to decline below 300 million in Q1 2020. As a result, we have also…

CORE Evaluation & Analysis : World's Leading 20 IoT Platforms Research

CORE Evaluation & Analysis : World’s Leading 20 IoT Platforms Research

Counterpoint Research has completed its latest in-depth analysis using its proprietary CORE (COmpetitive Rankings & Evaluation) framework…

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The Rise of ‘Affordable Premium’ in Korea’s Smartphone Market

Displacement of super-premium devices could be sign of changing consumer needs We are seeing the rise of the ‘affordable premium’ in Korea, and…

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Podcast: Huawei Losing TSMC Access is a Bigger Deal than Losing GMS

A year ago, Huawei was put on the US Entity List, which cut off the Chinese smartphone giant and telecom equipment maker from doing businesses with…

Counterpoint Infographic Q1 2020

INFOGRAPHIC: Q1-2020 | MOBILE MARKET MONITOR

Our Q1-2020 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one Infographic in each quarter to summarize the handset and smartphone market…

Microsoft Gets Serious About Telco Cloud With Metaswitch Acquisition

Hot on the heels of its acquisition of Affirmed Networks in April, Microsoft last week announced that it was buying UK-based Metaswitch Networks.…

TSMC Caught in the Crossfire as US Renews Focus on Huawei

Event The US Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) announced on 15 May that it plans to protect U.S. national security by restricting Huawei’s…

Microsoft with Azure Sphere Looks to Set Gold Standard in End-to-End IoT Security

Traditionally, security circled around securing network and software applications. However, as more devices get connected to the internet, and…

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Microsoft, Amazon & Huawei Lead the Overall IoT Platform Landscape in Completeness; ClearBlade & FogHorn Emerge as Leading Edge-Focused IoT Platforms

CISCO, Arm, and Google lead with end-to-end security and orchestration capabilities, whereas, PTC, Nutanix & WebNMS scores well on several…

TCL 10 Pro_ A competitive Android value smartphone

TCL 10 Pro: A Competitive Android Value Smartphone

The number four smartphone OEM in the US, TCL, has launched a feature-rich smartphone focused on a premium AMOLED display, four rear cameras, and a…

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The Mi 10 Could Help Xiaomi Increase its Global Presence in the Ultra-Premium Segment

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused the global smartphone market to experience its fastest ever decline of 13% YoY in Q1 2020. While Samsung, Huawei,…