Are Electric Vehicles Safe?

Technological improvements and falling prices of battery technology will see more electric vehicles (EV) on the road in the coming years. Many…

BMW Posts Strong Growth in Q3 2019; Big Plans for EV, AV and Shared Mobility

BMW recorded its highest ever sales for a third-quarter due to rising demand for SUVs among younger generations, a balanced delivery distribution of…

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AMD Q3 2019: Highest Quarterly Revenue in a Decade Driven by Ryzen Shipments

AMD reached its highest quarterly revenue in a decade, at US$ 1.8 Billion. AMD’s recently launched EPYC (2nd Gen) processor managed to capture…

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Expected Memory Market Rebound in 2020 and Continuous Investment Can Strengthen Samsung’s Leading Position in Memory

Samsung Electronics announced that it achieved memory revenue of 13.26 trillion won (USD 11.48 billion) in Q3 2019, up 7.8% sequentially, but down…

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Indian Premium Smartphone Shipments Reached a Record High in Q3 2019; OnePlus Continues to Lead the Segment

India's smartphone shipments in the premium segment (≥₹30,000 or roughly ≥US$493 retail price) grew 66% YoY to reach an all-time record high in Q3…

Webinar: IoT Opportunities and Challenges in India and IoT Security

Watch our Research Analyst, Satyajit Sinha, live on the ET Telecom Webinar at 3.00 PM on 26th November 2019. Click here to register for the webinar.…

Will a Foldable Razr Revive Motorola’s Fortunes?

The Pioneer Motorola, once the most iconic American technology company globally with a heritage dating back to 1920s has gone through a series of ups…

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5G-Enabled Platforms Will Proliferate in 2020

Months ago, when the first batch of 5G capable smartphones were being introduced, there was a mounting concern that high prices will discourage…

Intel Q3 2019: NSG Business Continues to Lose Money But Promising Signs Emerge

Counterpoint has been tracking Intel's Non-Volatile Memory Solutions Group (NSG) performance for years since it’s one of top NAND flash players.…

One brand that’s defying the global smartphone market slowdown: realme shows 800% growth in 3Q 2019

As our 2019Q3 numbers are being finalized we noticed one brand standing out in the global smartphone slowdown. Overall market size has been shrinking…

Tesla Q3 2019: Profits and Progress to Autonomy

Tesla beat Wall Street’s expectations in 3Q 2019, and by some margin. After losing over US$1 billion during 1H 2019, it registered a profit of US$143…

The Rise of TikTok

In a short span of time, short-video app TikTok, developed by the Chinese company Bytedance, has become one of the most successful apps developed by…

Growth in the Smartphone Market Likely to Return in 2020

Launch of 5G devices and services, as well as growing demand in emerging markets, like India, Russia, Indonesia, will help the global smartphone…

Mobile Camera

Smartphone CIS Market to Hit US$12 Billion by 2020

CIS (CMOS Image Sensor) has become one of the most vibrant fields in the semiconductors business, with an annual revenue growth rate of up to 10%.…

Early Look Into Q3 2019 US Smartphone Sales Shows Weakness, but Apple iPhone Launch Above Expectations

The US market sold through 11.3 million smartphones in August. This is down 4% when compared with August 2018. When looking at how Q3 is shaping up,…

Palm Phone

Searching for Digital Detox

2019 saw the rise of the minimalist smartphone. Numerous devices launched this year sought to simplify and declutter our digital lives. Most recently…

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Connecting the Next Billion: Challenges and Initiatives

Internet connectivity is emerging as one of the fundamental pillars of societal well-being. As part of the sustainable development goals, the United…

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Samsung’s New Galaxy A Series: A Successful Mid-to-Low Tier Strategy

Till 2019, Samsung had too many smartphone models in the mid-to-low tier price bands. The complicated list of models often left consumers confused.…