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NIO’s Battery-as-a-Service (BaaS) Strategy: A Smart Move

Nio has launched battery as a service (BaaS) under Nio-Power, offering charging and swapping of batteries for EV owners. BaaS users can buy a Nio car…

Smartphone ODMs See 12% YoY Growth in 1H 2020 Under Severe Market Headwinds

San Diego, Buenos Aires, London, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Beijing, Taiwan, Seoul 28 August 2020 Smartphone shipments from ODM/IDH (Original Design…

realme’s SEA smartphone shipments grew fastest in Q2 at 141% YoY, despite a declining market

realme entered the top 5 brands in all key SEA markets (Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam) for…

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Podcast: Video Streaming Takes a Bigger Slice of Digital Life Amid Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a big shift in consumer behavior and spending patterns. As more people stay at home to work or learn remotely, the…

Cellular IoT Modules Market Q1 2020 Counterpoint

Global Cellular IoT Module Shipments Decline 28% Sequentially During Q1 2020

Quectel led the global cellular IoT module shipments with 28% market share during Q1 2020 Qualcomm led the global cellular IoT module chipset…

Survey: Samsung Top Choice for Future Smartphone Purchase in UK

Samsung is the most preferred brand for future smartphone purchases in the UK, followed by Apple and Huawei, according to the latest Consumer Lens…

Natural Language Processing (NLP) - The Secret Sauce Driving ByteDance

Natural Language Processing (NLP) – The Secret Sauce Driving ByteDance

Overview: ByteDance's Tik Tok app has taken the world by storm. With more than 800 million active users per month, it is enjoying enormous success…

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Global Smartwatch Market Revenue up 20% in H1 2020, Led by Apple, Garmin & Huawei

The top three brands contributed more than 69% of the total market revenue in H1 2020. Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires,…

Podcast: FWA - Killer App for 5G & A Help In Bridging Global Digital Divide

Podcast: FWA – Killer App for 5G & A Help In Bridging Global Digital Divide

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues in several countries across the globe, working from home and distance learning from home has become the new…

Mike Sievert Takes Helm of the New T-Mobile and Postpaid Momentum Continues

Mike Sievert became CEO of the new T-Mobile on May 1st, taking over from the bombastic John Legere. Legere led T-Mobile for seven years. During this…

Russia Smartphone Channel Share Q2 2020

Russia Online Smartphone Sales Highest Ever in Q2 2020

M.Video-Eldorado led online smartphone sales with a 35% market share during Q2 2020 Total online smartphone market share reached its highest ever…

Counterpoint-PayPal Second Quarter Numbers Get COVID Push

PayPal Second Quarter Numbers Get COVID Push

The second quarter of 2020, which was all about COVID-19, turned out to be a phase of accelerated growth for PayPal with the pandemic providing…

Huawei’s Travails may Bring 5G Windfall for MediaTek

MediaTek's Q2 2020 earnings call has released a lot of good news, particularly on the market update for MTK's 5G SoC in China. A big part of this…

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IoT World 2020 – Demystifying 5G, IoT & Edge Opportunities

Overview: It was fun to talk about the intersection of 5G, IoT, and Edge at the KNect365#IoTWorld2020 this week and the different applications…

Counterpoint Research - India Online Smartphone Channel Analysis - Q2 2020

Online Channel Share Increases to 43% in the Indian Smartphone Market in Q2 2020 As Consumers Preferred Contact-Less Shopping Experience

Amazon held its highest ever 47% share among online channels Flipkart led the sub-INR 10,000 segment with more than 50% share in online channels…

One in Two Smartphones Sold in Canada During Q2 2020 Was an Apple iPhone

Los Angeles, Boston, Toronto, Buenos Aires, London, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Beijing, Seoul – August 10, 2020 Smartphone sales in Canada declined 36%…

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Vivo X50 Pro: A Camera Disguised as a Smartphone

The Vivo X50 Pro comes with a unique camera gimbal stabilization mechanism. Under the hood is a Snapdragon 765G 5G SoC with 8GB RAM and 256GB…

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra Set to Hit the Right Note With Fans

Samsung did a very admirable ‘Galaxy Unpacked 2020’ virtual event to unveil two new Note 20 smartphones, the foldable Galaxy Z Fold 2, two Galaxy Tab…