Qualcomm AI Day 2019

Qualcomm Enters Data Center Inference Market with AI Cloud 100 Family

Qualcomm's AI Day came with a slew of new launches and announcements, all focused on expanding the company’s reach and AI strategy. Among other…

Google - Counterpoint

Taiwan is Key to Google’s Smartphone, IoT, AI, and Data Center Ambitions

With the announcement of a new office situated in T-Park in New Taipei City, Google continues to expand its presence in Taiwan. The new workplace,…

Qualcomm Brings Advanced AI, Gaming and Imaging Prowess to Snapdragon 6 & 7 Series Platforms

Growth in the global smartphone market declined annually for the first time ever in 2018. This was primarily due to the lengthening replacement…

OnePlus 6T

Google Pixel 3 and OnePlus 6T Sales Driven by Previous Samsung Owners in Q4 2018

Both the devices have failed to swing iOS users over to Android. Over 80% of Pixel 3’s volumes are coming from previous Android smartphone owners.…

6.8 Million Connected Heavy Construction Machines to be Shipped till 2025

Caterpillar, Komatsu, Hitachi, JCB and Volvo to account for 65% of the total connected heavy construction machines that will be shipped during…

Smart and Connected-MG Motors Raises Bar for Fully Connected Cars in India

At possibly the most awaited car launch for 2019, MG Motor India (MG), a subsidiary of China’s SAIC Motor, introduced its upcoming MG Hector as an…

5G Rollout Race Begins with Verizon Lighting Up Chicago and Minneapolis

Verizon brought in their 5G launch date by over a week announcing on April 3rd that Chicago and Minneapolis are live. Initially, the launch was…

Smartphone Market in the Philippines Grew 4% YoY in 2018

Huawei and Xiaomi were the fastest growing brands during 2018 even as the likes of Samsung, Cherry Mobile, MyPhone and Apple registered a decline in…

USA market

US Premium Segment Stalls as Smartphone Market Weakness Continues in Q1

The US market continued its downward sales trend in February.  Apple is holding its market share in a declining US market, but volume mix is shifting…

Xiaomi Phone

A Closer Look at Xiaomi’s 2018 Annual Results

After its IPO in June 2018, Xiaomi announced its first annual earnings results recently. Its total revenues grew 52.6% year-on-year (YoY) to RMB…

Global True Wireless Hearables Market Reaches 12.5 Million Units in Q4 2018

Apple was the market leader with its AirPods as premium models continued to dominate the market. However, mid-tier brands started to gain market…

Silver Linings in the Gloomy Chinese Smartphone Market

It is a grim time for smartphone sales in China. The largest smartphone market in the world has been on a constant decline since Q4 2017, according…

Counterpoint: Huawei P30 Pro

Dancing in the Dark – Huawei P30 Series Launch

Huawei today launched the, much leaked, P30 series. The P series forms part of a co-flagship range together with the Mate series. The Mate tends to…

Apple Unveils its Bouquet of Services

For a while now, innovation in Apple’s iPhones have been nothing more than incremental to the naked eye. Yes, every year iPhones get faster, bigger…

Shared Mobility Survey Reveals an Emerging Disruption in India

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego March 25th, 2019 Two out of three frequent users of shared mobility services…

January Marks 14th Consecutive Month of YoY Decline in US Smartphone Sales

The US market continued its downward sales trend in January 2019. November of 2017 was the last month that showed a YoY volume gain.    San Diego,…

Global Electric Vehicle Car Sales to Reach 2 Million Units in 2019

Electric vehicle car sales demonstrating growth in most regions of the world. Over 10 million electric vehicles expected to be sold annually by…

South Africa Local Smartphone Brands Grew 33% YoY in 2018

The top five smartphone brands captured nearly 80% of the South African market during the year. Mobicel was the fastest growing smartphone brand in…