Apple’s Revenue “Super Cycle”

Everyone has been less bullish or skeptical if Apple this time will witness a "Super Cycle" for demand of its new iPhone X, 8 series portfolio like…

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Meet Counterpoint at MWC Barcelona, 2018

Counterpoint will be attending MWC from February 26 - March 1 Our Research Directors Peter Richardson , Neil Shah, and Tarun Pathak will be attending…

Counterpoint Survey: How Popular is iPhone X with Chinese Consumers?

Apple surpassed Samsung to become the top smartphone brand globally during Q4 2017 (see here) though Apple's traction in China peaked with the…

Apple Surpassed Samsung to Become The Number One Smartphone Brand in 4Q 2017

Global smartphone shipments grew 2% annually in CY 2017 but declined 5% in Q4 2017. Top 10 players now capture 77% of the market thereby leaving just…

Apple HomePod: Let’s Just Call It an ‘Apple Music’ Speaker

Some quick thoughts on Apple HomePod. 🎶 HomePod, which Apple claims to be in the development for last six years, definitely shows up in terms of the…

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A New Record: 22 Million iPhones Sold in USA During 4Q17

According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Pulse program, the US market sold-through 51.2m smartphones during the holiday season…

HERE “Mobility Marketplace” Platform – Unique, Disruptive & Will Help Build the “Mobility Graph”

CES 2018 has transformed from a show focusing on "consumer electronics products" to "intelligent consumer mobility" solutions powering next…

Indian Premium Smartphone Segment Grew 20% Annually in CY 2017

The growth of the Indian premium segment (above INR 30,000) is a positive development for brands like Apple, OnePlus and Google looking to expand…

Samsung Transforming into a Semiconductor and Systems Company

Samsung today announced its fourth quarter (Oct-Dec) 2017 and full year results. The results have been good but also indicate how Samsung…

Xiaomi Surpassed Samsung As The Leading Smartphone Brand in Q4 2017

India’s overall mobile phone shipments grew 37% and smartphone shipments grew 12% with feature phones growing an astonishing 55% during 4Q 2017.…

Commercial drone segment to grow three times in volume by 2020

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), popularly called drones, are rapidly developing from hobbyist photography and videography and finding strong…

Global Top Selling Smartphones – November 2017

After a steady start, Apple picked up in November with sales of the iPhone X. Apple recorded its best ever iPhone sales (Sell through), in a single…

China Smartphone Market 2017: Top 10 Best-selling Models

The competition in China 2017, the biggest smartphone market around the globe in terms of sales volume, has become increasingly fierce with higher…

LTE devices made up 77% of total shipments in Peru

Peru smartphone shipments grew 27% annually in Q3 2017, and 10% compared to the previous quarter. Since the entrance of Entel, the 4th operator, Peru…

CES 2018- Round Up

The CES event is approaching its end for another year. As the show progressed, fewer announcements were witnessed, however, the major focus was on…

Smart devices, IoT and Connected Cars taking the center stage at Day One

The event kicks off with new launches featuring latest technological innovation in areas like AI, Sensors, AR, VR, and IoT. Some of the major product…

CES Pre-event: Qualcomm and Intel were in the limelight

This year, the show revolves around advances in connected and autonomous cars, IoT (predominantly smart home devices), AI and steps towards 5G. It is…

Run upto CES 2018

Counterpoint Analysts are attending the CES Event 2018 in Las Vegas to meet companies and gain latest technological insights. Here is a look at the…