Telecom, E-commerce Central to China’s Renewed Focus on Southeast Asia

Telecom, E-commerce Central to China’s Renewed Focus on Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia holds great potential for growth in the technology and e-commerce sectors. It has a comparatively young and tech-savvy demographic…

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Apple Unleashes MacBook Pros with New M1 Pro, M1 Max SoCs, Promises a Notch Higher Performance

Apple’s new M1 Pro and M1 Max SoCs offer up to 10-core CPU, 32-core GPU and 64GB unified memory. Apple also announced new 14-inch and 16-inch…

Payment Terminal Market Counterpoint

Global POS Shipments to Reach 270 Million by 2025 at 19% CAGR

Pax, New POS and Ingenico led the global POS market in 2020. China is the leading global POS market capturing half of it, followed by Latin America…

Counterpoint Research Insights - India Festive Season 2021 Outlook and Expectations

India 2021 Festive Season to See Record Smartphone Sales at $7.6 Billion

The smartphone retail average selling price (ASP) during the festive season will grow 14% to reach its highest ever at $230. High consumer demand in…

Counterpoint Research - Q3 2021 Global PC shipments

Global PC Shipments Grow for Sixth Consecutive Quarter; Chromebook in Slow Lane

London, Hong Kong, Boston, Toronto, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – October 18, 2021 Global PC shipments marked their sixth consecutive YoY…

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Online Smartphone Sales in Key SEA Countries at Record High in Aug

Southeast Asia (SEA) has been facing a fresh wave of COVID-19 for the past three months. While the cases are coming down in most of the region, full…

Apple Captures 75% of Global Handset Market Operating Profit in Q2 2021

The dynamics of the top global handset OEMs keep changing from a shipment point of view, as we saw with Xiaomi becoming the second-highest selling…

Colombian Smartphone Market

Chinese Brands Led by Xiaomi Dominate Colombian Smartphone Market With 65% Share

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego - October 13, 2021 Chinese brands now dominate the Colombian smartphone market,…

No Let-up in India Refurbished Smartphone Market Boom

No Let-up in India Refurbished Smartphone Market Boom

India is a booming market for pre-owned smartphones. The market showed its potential in 2019 when it grew the most globally. Even in 2020, the second…

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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Fold Review: Folding Screen PC Hits a Sweet Spot Between Laptops & Tablets

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Fold is the world’s first foldable PC. It flaunts a crisp and vibrant 2K folding display. The folding PC features a sturdy,…

NAM Research Roundup

North America Research Roundup

The following Insights are the most popular content accessed by North American readers over the past couple of months. We also provide you with…

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US October Spectrum Auction to be Crucial for AT&T, Dish

Applications are in and a date is set. On October 5, the Federal Communications Commission of the US will hold another mid-band spectrum auction,…

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When the Chips are Down: Governments Move to Address Shortage

If there is one thing that COVID-19 continues to teach us is to not underscore the early signs of any crisis. This holds particularly true for the…

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Amazon’s Big Fall Launches and Their Impact

Amazon recently held its annual Big Fall Event during which it introduced many devices mainly focusing on the smart home segment. Companies are…

5G mmWave: Ecosystem & Economics Becoming Attractive

5G mmWave: Ecosystem, Economics Becoming Attractive (Part 2)

Read the part 1 of 5G mmWave: Ecosystem, Economics Becoming Attractive here. 5G ecosystem is thriving. The number of operators rolling out 5G…

Global Smartphone Shipments, 2018 – 2021 Forecast (m units)

Semiconductor Shortages Hitting Smartphone Industry Hard; Counterpoint Lowers H2 2021 Shipment Forecasts

Smartphone shipment forecast for 2021 lowered to 1.4bn units, or 6% annual growth. Our previous forecast was 9% annual growth. This is mainly…

Counterpoint Research - Transsion Updates

Transsion Updates: Q3 2021

Transsion handset sales, profit continue to improve despite cost pressures November 24, 2021 Transsion Holdings reported Q3 2021 results with…

HONOR Becomes Third-largest Smartphone Brand in China

This is the first time since August 2020 that HONOR has entered the Top 3 smartphone brands’ list in China. HONOR’s China sales grew 18% MoM in…