China Clocks A Record 100 Million Smartphone Shipments in Q4 2013

Global smartphone market continued to grow by leaps and bounds thanks to the fast-growing emerging markets on the cusp of smartphone demand…

Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 2.0: A Meaningful Innovation Growing into a ‘Power-Packed’ Ecosystem

We are now into a Personal Computing 3.0 revolution where computing devices have become highly personal, mobile and consume more content than we…

The Big Acquisition: Lenovo acquires Motorola

The Big Acquisition: The world’s leading PC manufacturer Lenovo acquired Motorola Mobility from Google for ~ USD 2.91 Billion. With this deal, Lenovo…

Market Monitor : Q4 2013 :: Handset & Smartphone Markets Landscape

Counterpoint Research team of Analysts have completed preliminary sizing of the global handset and smartphone market as few OEMs have already…

Apple Floors the Competition in the US during December 2013

According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Monthly Market Pulse December report, Apple’s smartphone share in the US soared during December,…

Samsung’s Galaxy S4 and S3 Mini Topped the Sales Charts in Germany During 2013

The latest research from Counterpoint Research lists the bestselling mobile handsets for the Germany market for the full year 2013. Samsung dominated…

Samsung’s Galaxy Smartphones Capture 50% of the Top 10 Bestselling models in France during 2013

According to Counterpoint Research’s latest research, the Galaxy S3 mini and Galaxy S4 topped the list of bestselling mobile handsets in France…

Top Mobile Devices Trends in 2014

Technologically speaking there has never been a dull year in mobile industry. Every year promises and brings in new technologies, disruptions,…

Top 10 Handsets in October

Apple’s iPhone 5s is the world's bestselling phone for two months in a row now According to Counterpoint's Monthly Market Pulse report for…

Q3 2013 : Micromax Becomes The 11th Largest Global Mobile Phone Brand

According to latest research from Quarterly Market Monitor service, Asia was one of the fastest growing market in terms of mobile phones and…

Q3 2013 : Samsung Leads in 4 out of 5 Regions Globally in Mobile Phones

The worldwide mobile phones market grew 6% annually to reach a record third quarter shipments of 441 million units in Q3 2013 according to…

Top 10 smartphones in September

Apple’s iPhone 5S is now the bestselling phone of the month In just 10 days of release Apple’s iPhone 5S became the bestselling phone in…

Moto G : Motorola’s Emerging Markets Play With Google At Heart

After almost a couple of years of efforts to revive the once popular "Razr" brand again (but  in the smartphone space) with limited success, Motorola…

Nokia Becomes The Fourth Largest Smartphone Brand in USA in Q3 2013

After years of struggle in one of the most premium and important smartphone market in the world, USA, Nokia is finally seeing its smartphone strategy…

Apple Captures Record 34 Percent of Japan Mobile Phone Sales in September

Despite a slow month of sales globally, Apple continued to double its market share in several of its major launch countries for its iPhone 5s &…

Apple’s US Smartphone Share Doubles in September with new iPhone 5s and 5c

PRESS RELEASE Apple takes the number one position from Samsung in the US in the month of September doubling its market share from the previous…

Top 10 phones in August: Galaxy S4 sales drop but still leads the pack

Galaxy S4 Sales continue to slump but the long tail Galaxy range makes up for it Samsung’s flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S4 was the bestselling…

9 out of 10 Handsets Sold in China are Smartphones

Smartphone momentum continues in the world’s largest mobile market, China. According to the latest Monthly Market Pulse Report from Counterpoint…