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Meet Counterpoint at the RSA Conference, USA

We will be attending the RSA Conference, USA from April 16 – 20 Our Directors Jeff Fieldhack and Steve Bossert will be attending the RSA Conference,…

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Guest Post: Augmented Reality – Enterprise or Bust

Consumer segment remains as elusive as ever. The travails of Avegant suggest that solving the field of view issue in AR will not be enough to…

Three Ways the Newest US Tariff Announcement Could Affect the Domestic Smartphone Market and Beyond

On Tuesday April 3rd, President Trump unveiled a list of 1,300 Chinese imports that it will subject to a 25% increase in import duty, amounting to…

The Anatomy of IoT Security

We had an opportunity to share our views on "Security in IoT" at the Messe München Electronics Show, an influential trade show and host of the…

Spotify Lists on the New York Stock Exchange: How Will They Do?

Source: Reuters Spotify began listing on the New York Stock Exchange in an unconventional public offering.  The company did not issue new shares, it…

One In Three Smartphones Sold In 2018 Will Have An 18:9 Aspect Ratio

Consumption of visual content has exponentially grown in the last few years, especially after the increase in mobile penetration and broadband speed.…

A Look at China’s Bike-sharing Phenomenon

Started in 2015 by pioneers, OFO and Mobike aimed at solving the last mile transportation problem through non-docking shared bikes, bike-sharing…

5G Applications showcased at PyeongChang Winter Olympics

The PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games 2018 were both a spectacular sports event and a live stage for cutting-edge IT technologies. This was an…

Brazil and Argentina Increased Protectionism Through New Regulations

In November 2017, Miguel de Godoy, the head of ENACOM, (Ente Nacional de Comunicaciones – Argentina’s National Communication Regulator) announced…

Huawei seeking to ‘own’ smartphone photography with P20 series

Huawei today launched the much-leaked, but much needed P20 and P20 Pro series smartphones. These add to the Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro to create a…

Connected Car Opportunity Propels Multi-Billion-Dollar Turf War

Over the next five years, number of cars equipped with embedded connectivity will rise by 300%. The technology will transform the way we commute,…

Meet Counterpoint Analysts at the India Mobile Conclave

Our Research Director Neil Shah will be moderating a Panel Discussion and Q&A on Handsets & Ecosystem to Enable Digital Highway at the India…

Implications of the Broadcom-Qualcomm Presidential Block: What it Means for Qualcomm and the US Tech Market

Background:  It has been several days since President Trump blocked Broadcom’s $117 billion hostile takeover bid of Qualcomm.  Broadcom announced…

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ODMs Contributed to 23% of Global Smartphones Shipped in CY2017

IDHs/ODMs are the key force behind the brands designing as well as manufacturing hot-selling smartphones to make mark in the industry and are…

INFOGRAPHIC: Q4-2017 | MOBILE MARKET MONITOR

Our Q4-2017 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one Infographic in each quarter to summarize the handset and smartphone market…

KaiOS : Bridging The Digital Divide

Mobile devices have consumed the world. They’re the most successful consumer durable product of all time. Smartphones now get all the attention. In…

Nokia – Regaining the Crown? – A Detailed Brand Comeback Analysis

Nokia has a rich history of creating high-quality phones which were in sync with the needs of customers at that time. However, the iconic brand…

MWC 2018 Roundup

Counterpoint analysts were in Barcelona to meet companies and experience the latest technology developments.  This year’s MWC showcased improved…