LTE Phone Shipments Grew Shipments 300% in Chile

Samsung led the market in terms of volumes whereas Apple led the market in terms of revenue. Entel led the Chilean market in terms of phone sales but…

ZTE – light in a tunnel

The event: On March 7th, 2016 the US Commerce Department charged ZTE with a, “planned and organized scheme to establish, control and use a series of…

Key Trend: Hardware Based Security for IoT Takes Center Stage This Year

Mobile World Congress this year witnessed a second wave of devices beyond smart phones and tablets, as industry players jumped onto the IoT bandwagon…

Huawei Sprinkles Hollywood Glamour on P9 and P9 Plus

UPDATED with some comparative photos from the P9 sample device. Huawei has been one of the fast moving brands over the last two years. It was early…

iPhone SE – What does It Mean For Apple & Its Users?

Apple today in a surprising Spring event announced a new iPhone SKU to be added into its portfolio, namely the iPhone SE. The iPhone SE sports the…

Enter The Dragon: Chinese Brands, Hyper-Competition Will Foster Innovation in India

I recently presented at the premier Device World 2016 event in New Delhi with the hot topic being the influx of Chinese brands in the high-growth and…

How Oxigen is positioning itself in Indian mobile payment ecosystem?

Digital wallet payment solutions are becoming more relevant for the Indian economy driven by mobile-centric internet penetration. The current digital…

Review: Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 with Qualcomm AP Promises Top Performance at a Bargain Price

Xiaomi has created a lot of buzz in the industry since its establishment in 2010 and is well known for selling budget products ranging from…

Infographic: Q4-2015 | Mobile Market Monitor

Our Q4-2015 Market Monitor report has been published. We update one infographic in each quarter to summarize handset and smartphone market activities…

MWC2016-Day 3 Highlights

Welcome to Counterpoint Research’s portal of key announcements from Mobile World Congress 2016. This portal provides crisp bites of the key…

MWC 2016-Day 2 Highlights

Welcome to Counterpoint Research’s portal of key announcements from Mobile World Congress 2016. This portal provides crisp bites of key announcements…

MWC 2016-Day 1 Highlights

Welcome to Counterpoint Research’s portal of key announcements from Mobile World Congress 2016. We are focusing on MWC 2016 news around smartphones,…

Argentina LTE Smartphones Grew More Than 1600% Annually

According to the latest Market Monitor Report from Counterpoint Research, Argentina’s mobile device market had more than 214% YoY and 27% sequential…

Freedom 251- A smartphone for the price of a datapack that can exhaust soon

Normally I don't receive any calls early in the morning. So when I received one yesterday from my  cousin in Jammu, I knew something interesting was…

FREETEL Fighting to Crack the US’ Open Channel

Back in 2010, Dell unveiled the Dell Streak Android smart phone.  Sporting a 5” display in June ’10, it definitely was ahead of its time.  Reviews…

Glimpse Of Next Big Thing-Automatic Speech Recognition

Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) has been in development for decades. However significant progress and widespread adoption has only recently been…

Tectonic Shift in Automobile Ecosystem

We are at the early stages of transformational change in the transport and automotive industries. A number of factors are driving this tectonic…

Facebook’s FreeBasics Fails At Basics

In the 'internet advertising' business model driven world, it's all about controlling the web traffic and having access to billions of user base.…