Huawei Mate 20 – Design Power

Huawei today announced five new products, four are smartphones, all belong to the Huawei Mate 20 Series, and a new smartwatch, the Watch GT. The Mate…

The Rise of In-House Application Processor Design

The application processor (AP) or the system-on-chip (SoC), is the most critical component in a smartphone. This is what makes your smartphone a…

The AR Segment is Set to Grow in the Next 4 Years

The AR hardware segment is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 125% between 2018 to 2022 due to rising adoption of AR smart glasses by enterprises.…

Introducing Counterpoint Research Consumer Lens

Over the last five years Counterpoint Research has built a solid quantitative database of the market, and competitive and product performance metrics…

Meet Counterpoint at IMC New Delhi, 2018

We will be attending IMC from October 25 – October 27 Our analysts Tarun Pathak, Satyajit Sinha, Anshika Jain and Karn Chauhan will be attending IMC…

Mind the Gap

I recently had the opportunity to attend The W20 (Women 20) Summit, which is part of the G20 Summit held in Buenos Aires, Argentina this year. The…

Lining Up for the Big Indian EV Race

Despite some thoughtful initiatives over the last few years, the electric vehicles (EV) industry in India, remains nascent.In fiscal 2017-2018,…

Smartphones with Glass Back Penetration to hit 60% by CY 2020

Smartphones with glass backs are becoming popular as OEMs have lately started focusing more on CMF (colour material and finish) to differentiate…

Pixel 3/3 XL Smartphone – More About Software Than Hardware

Google launched its all new Pixel 3/Pixel 3 XL smartphones today. The previous two Pixel models were not able to capture significant market share…

$1000 No Longer a Barrier for Smartphone Adoption

A few years ago, expecting main stream consumers to spend a thousand dollars on a phone would have seemed unlikely. But the barrier is broken now.…

USA IoT Cellular Connections to Cross Half a Billion Mark by 2025, Cellular LPWAN to Contribute Nearly Half

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego 10th Oct 2018 AT&T will continue to lead by contributing to almost 50% of…

Contenders for Lithium-Ion’s Crown

Although most of the hardware in consumer electronics devices such as smartphones has improved beyond recognition over the past twenty years, the…

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Subtlety is the Future of Biometric Authentication

Biometric security standards have been evolving ever since the fingerprint scanner came into focus with Apple's iPhone 5S. Adoption was rapid and the…

Barriers to Adoption for 5G-Capable Smartphones

The industry is moving at a fast pace to provide 5G services to end users. The initial 5G deployments have started with 5G Fixed Wireless Access…

Steps to Building a Sustainable Ecosystem for EVs in India

The Growing Interest in EVs India has seen a flurry of activity over the past few weeks, specifically on electric vehicles (EVs). Some official and…

Global IoT Cellular Connections to Cross 5 Billion Mark by 2025, NB-IoT to contribute nearly half

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego Sep 26th, 2018 China will continue to lead by contributing almost two-thirds of…

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Powering Electric Vehicle Dominance – Lessons from China and Norway

Based on figures reported in the latest edition of the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) Global Electric Vehicles Outlook, over one million…

Meet Counterpoint at The SD Association Global Workshop Session

We will be attending the SD Association Global Workshop Session on September 25 Counterpoint tracks the consumption of components by end-markets…