Storage Solution Trends in the Consumer Notebook Market

Since 2010, the PC industry has seen the rise of thinner and lighter PC form factors. Progress comes thanks to semiconductors based on advanced…

Alexa says ‘Hi’ but Google Assistant says ‘Hello’ to the future

On October 4th Google revealed an update on the developments it’s been making in the Artificial Intelligence (AI) arena, alongside a slew of new…

Mobile Phone Industry Chain Summit 2016

Date: 25th Nov, 2016 Venue: Chrysanthemum Hall, 5th Floor, Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center Organizer: Reed Exhibitions Kuozhan Shanghai…

Make in India: Lava paving the way for mobile manufacturing ecosystem

Lava, one of the key India-based handset OEMs, made its first foray in to the Indian mobile phone market in 2009. Lava, with its understanding of the…

Snaptacles ????

We have consistently talked about evolving business models such as "Hardware as a Distribution" model (see here) in tech space changing the…

HERE’s Sensor-Driven Open Location Platform: A Eureka Moment For Auto Industry

As we have highlighted before (here) that the "self-driving "automobile revolution is coming sooner than we think but also questioned (here) if the…

Affordable Smartphones Driving Growth in Russia

After a dip in growth in mobile phone shipments last year, Russia mobile phone market grew 7% YoY driven by strong demand for affordable smartphones…

Make In India: Intex Expanding Mobile Phone Manufacturing

Intex started its journey as an IT accessory supplier and has grown in to a full-fledged consumer electronics and durables giant with portfolio…

Reliance Jio’s Race Towards 100 Mn LTE Subs Elite Club

Reliance Jio has been grabbing headlines ever since it started the commercial trial of its services in December 2015. After months of waiting it…

iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2 underwhelm, but still hit the mark

The yawning, eye-rolling and laughs of derision were understandable. The iPhone 7 launch was classic Apple; making a virtue out of features and…

iPhones & The Crown

At Counterpoint, we track the devices and technologies which are increasingly central to our lives - case in point - smartphones which also happen to…

Changing Trends in Camera & Display Resolutions in Smartphones

Tracking key component trends has become very important for every stakeholder in the smartphone value chain right from OEM product management folks…

Counterpoint’s view of ZTE’s 2016 Smartphone Strategy

According to Counterpoint data, for the first half of 2016, ZTE’s smartphone shipment ranks number 7 globally. Looking at Q2 alone, ZTE’s shipment…

Infographic: Q2-2016|Mobile Market Monitor

Our Q2-2016 Market Monitor report has been published. We update one Infographic in each quarter to summarize handset and smartphone market activities…

ZTE’s High-Spec Flagship Focuses on Advanced Camera, Audio & AI Voice Control

ZTE is world's sixth largest smartphone brand and was one of the very few brands which introduced a dual camera sporting stunning high-end…

Counterpoint:2016年度ZTE高端力作“中兴天机7”测评

说起ZTE的高端手机,对于资深玩家应该听说过ZTE去年发布的带有双摄像头的高端中兴天机系列。在当时,作为全球少有的能提供双摄像头的方案的智能手机厂商。ZTE确实做了一次科技领先者。…

Intel Foundry Embraces ARM To Take On TSMC & Samsung

Intel made an important strategic move clearing its blurry vision to succeed in mobile space by inevitably supporting and partnering with its…

Wearables TechCon 2016: The Key Takeaways

We attended the WearablesTechCon 2016 convention in San Jose.  The event was enlightening because of the diverse background of attendees including HW…