Connected Car Revenues to Grow Five-Fold by 2025

United States and Europe account for majority of global demand; China growing faster Safety regulations and customer experience driving exponential…

Samsung Strengthens Its Camera Capabilities Through Corephotonics Acquisition

Samsung has recently bought Corephotonics, an Israeli camera technology company. The acquisition comes at a time when the lack of ground-breaking…

INFOGRAPHIC: CY 2018 | MOBILE MARKET MONITOR

Some quick observations from this edition:  Global smartphone shipments declined 4% annually in CY 2018. Emerging markets growth could not offset…

Meet Counterpoint at the Indian Mobile Conclave, New Delhi

We will be attending the Indian Mobile Conclave on March 19 Our Research Director, Neil Shah will be attending the Indian Mobile Conclave in New…

US Online Market Sell-Through Rises to 12.4% of Overall Sales in Q4 2018

US Online Market Sell-Through Rises to 12.4% of Overall Sales in Q4 2018 Online sales remained strong despite a decline in overall sell-through in…

Advent of 5G Will Increase Pressure of Subsidies on Chinese Operators

China Mobile will push forward the “5G Device Forerunner Initiative” program and launched its own-branded 5G devices in 2019. Besides, it will…

Hearables - Next Big Thing in Tech

Hearables – Next Big Thing in Tech

When we talk of technological innovation in wearables, one of the fastest growing areas is hearables. The trend among modern hearables is going…

Meet Counterpoint at App Valley Delhi, 2019

We will be attending App Valley on March 13 Our Associate Director, Tarun Pathak, will be delivering a keynote speech on "Mobile Device Landscape in…

MWC Part 2: The Dawn of 5G

Foldable smartphones may have taken the spotlight at the 2019 MWC in Barcelona, but the more realistic jump in technology for smartphones is 5G.…

2018: The Year That LATAM Smartphone Market Started to Decline

Political and economic uncertainty in the region affected smartphone sales as three major markets witnessed presidential elections. New Delhi, Hong…

INFOGRAPHIC: Q4-2018 | MOBILE MARKET MONITOR

Our Q4-2018 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one Infographic in each quarter to summarize the handset and smartphone market…

Automotive

2019 – Another Turbulent Year Ahead for Automakers?

Just two months into the year and 2019 is already turning worrisome for global automakers. China continues to slow down, the United States is…

MWC Day 0 : Part 1 :: Welcome to the Advanced Imaging, 5G & Foldable Future

The Counterpoint team is on ground in sunny yet chilly Barcelona covering the latest and greatest innovations from the mobile industry. The Mobile…

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India Imported $13 Billion Worth of Mobile Phone Components in 2018

New Delhi, Mumbai, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Buenos Aires February 22nd, 2019 The Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology’s Phased…

‘Samsung Unpacked’ Packed With Plenty of Hardware Announcements

Samsung has been working overtime. The company unveiled a lot at its “Unpacked” event in San Francisco. There were five smartphones, a wearable, and…

Huawei Captures Top Spot in Russian Smartphone Market in Q4 2018

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego February 20th, 2019 Aggressive marketing in both online and offline channels…

Can Small Robots Revolutionize Food Production?

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego February 19th, 2019 Smaller, not bigger, farms and farm machinery hold the key…

Smart Feature Phones to Create US$28 billion Revenue Opportunity

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego February 18th, 2019 As the penetration of smart feature phones increases across…