Facebook: Whatsapp Acquisition & Why it Should Also Acquire Spotify

Facebook as a social network has grown by leaps and bounds over the last five years. However, only being a public social network is not going to cut…

Crimean conflict and its impact on the mobile device market – by Peter Richardson

The world is watching the events in Crimea unfold with great trepidation. Russian forces are poised to take the region, potentially by force, from…

Apple CarPlay – Puts Apple In The Dashboard But Challenges Galore!!

The world's second largest smartphone player Apple today forayed into the automotive sector in a much bigger way by announcing its latest offering…

MWC 2014: An Event it was

MWC 2014 Overview This year's Mobile World Congress held in Barcelona, provided the industry with the next iteration of smart, cheap and…

Nokia’s X Factor : Rebuild Smartphone Leadership & Drive Microsoft-Nokia Cloud Services To Mass-Market

Nokia the world's second largest mobile phone supplier unveiled a new family of smartphones at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2014, the Nokia X series…

India a manufacturing hub for Mobile phones

India is slowly converting into a major manufacturing hub for mobile phones companies. Foreign handset vendors such as Nokia, Samsung, and LG have…

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…