Russia Parallel Imports

Parallel smartphone imports start in Russia, can they help?

Smartphone brands leave Russia Following the Russian invasion of Ukraine on the 24th of February 2022, several smartphone makers withdrew from…

Counterpoint Headline Views

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Dish Clears 1st FCC Hurdle, Launches in 120 US Cities

Dish launched commercial services in its first market, Las Vegas, in early May. Known as Project Genesis, the service costs $30 per month for…

iOS Tablets Chips Away at Android Dominance in Q1 22

With numerous supply chain issues and disruptions affecting worldwide tablet shipments since Q1 2021, tablet market shares have shifted. Android…

Brand and features beat price in TWS market

As competition in the TWS market intensifies, product portfolios are changing. OEMs that mainly focus on low-priced products, like Xiaomi and JBL are…

Bespoke Home 2022: Samsung’s Smart Home Strategy Gathers Pace

At this year's Bespoke Home 2022 event, Samsung showcased its vision for smart home products. As the name of the event implies, Samsung is attempting…

Rakuten Mobile – Time To Show Disruptive Networks Can Deliver Disruptive Profits?

With only 310,000 new users added during the 1Q 2022 (slightly more than Q4) Rakuten Mobile’s most pressing challenge is to boost subscriber growth.…

Repairability of Smartphones

A Repairable Future

After years of discussion, New York has finally become the first state in the US to pass the Right to Repair Law for electronics. The bill which is…

Lenovo Quarter Update Q1 2022 (Jan-Mar)

Lenovo Reports 17.9% YoY Revenue Growth in FY 2021-22; ‘3S strategy’ Working Jun 13, 2022 Lenovo has reported solid revenue growth of 17.9% YoY for…

Infographic: Smartwatch Market | Q1 2022

Smartwatch Market Share by Brand The global smartwatch market grew 13% YoY, reaching shipments at 33.7 million units in Q1 2022 and continued…

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Apple’s Pay Later Option May Impact US Consumption Patterns

In the latest Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), some key updates were announced for Apple Wallet. Besides the Tap to Pay feature, which allows…

Nvidia’s Data Center Segment Becomes its Biggest Revenue Contributor for Q1 2022

Nvidia reported a 48% YoY revenue growth in Q1 2022 at $8 billion. The company’s data center segment surpassed the gaming segment for the first time…

Global Smartphone AP Market Share

Infographic: Q1-2022 | Global Smartphone AP Market Share

Global Smartphone AP Market Share by Shipments MediaTek led the smartphone SoC market with a share of 38%. The company has recorded an impressive…

Apple’s WWDC Showcases New M2 Apple Silicon, Plethora of Collaborative Software Updates

Apple kicked off its 33rd Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) on June 6. Like the 2020 and 2021 WWDCs, the 2022 event was also a virtual one with…

Counterpoint Research - Transsion Updates

Transsion Updates: Q1 2022

Growth Worries in Africa, India See First Revenue Drop Since COVID-19, But Diversification Efforts on Track June 6, 2022 Transsion Holdings reported…

Infographic: Q1-2022 | Smartphones | Mobile Market Monitor

Our Q1 2022 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one infographic each quarter to summarize the smartphone market activities in a…

Infographic: Global Foundry Revenue Share | Q1 2022

Foundry Revenue Share by Vendors TSMC reported stronger Q1 2022 revenue driven by HPC (clients including Apple, AMD, Nvidia) which exceeded…

Qualcomm’s Premium Portfolio Leads Record Revenues in Handsets

After some big gains in 2021, the semiconductor space has seen volatility recently thanks to war, inflation, growing inventory in some segments and…