Nio BaaS strategy market analysis

NIO’s Battery-as-a-Service (BaaS) Strategy: A Smart Move

Nio has launched battery as a service (BaaS) under Nio-Power, offering charging and swapping of batteries for EV owners. BaaS users can buy a Nio car…

Mike Sievert Takes Helm of the New T-Mobile and Postpaid Momentum Continues

Mike Sievert became CEO of the new T-Mobile on May 1st, taking over from the bombastic John Legere. Legere led T-Mobile for seven years. During this…

Counterpoint-PayPal Second Quarter Numbers Get COVID Push

PayPal Second Quarter Numbers Get COVID Push

The second quarter of 2020, which was all about COVID-19, turned out to be a phase of accelerated growth for PayPal with the pandemic providing…

Huawei’s Travails may Bring 5G Windfall for MediaTek

MediaTek's Q2 2020 earnings call has released a lot of good news, particularly on the market update for MTK's 5G SoC in China. A big part of this…

Counterpoint Research - India Online Smartphone Channel Analysis - Q2 2020

Online Channel Share Increases to 43% in the Indian Smartphone Market in Q2 2020 As Consumers Preferred Contact-Less Shopping Experience

Amazon held its highest ever 47% share among online channels Flipkart led the sub-INR 10,000 segment with more than 50% share in online channels…

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Vivo X50 Pro: A Camera Disguised as a Smartphone

The Vivo X50 Pro comes with a unique camera gimbal stabilization mechanism. Under the hood is a Snapdragon 765G 5G SoC with 8GB RAM and 256GB…

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra Set to Hit the Right Note With Fans

Samsung did a very admirable ‘Galaxy Unpacked 2020’ virtual event to unveil two new Note 20 smartphones, the foldable Galaxy Z Fold 2, two Galaxy Tab…

The John Stankey Era Begins at AT&T

The John Stankey era has begun at AT&T. Stankey, an AT&T veteran, takes the helm from Randall Stephenson who led AT&T the past 13 years.…

OnePlus Regains Top Position in India Premium Smartphone Segment in Q2 2020

India's smartphone shipments in the premium segment (>₹30,000 or roughly >$400) declined 32% YoY in Q2 2020 owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. A…

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Samsung Galaxy Note 10+: Slick, Buttery Smooth & Still Feels New Even After a Year – Welcome to the New Samsung!

Samsung is all set to launch the Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra smartphones, along with a smartwatch and TWS earphones on August 5. There is…

Qualcomm Inks Long-Term IP Licensing Deal with Huawei as 5G Adoption in China Skyrockets

Qualcomm reported a very solid June quarter despite the stranglehold COVID-19 had on much of the world during the period. Two key items came out of…

5G MEC Ecosystem: Stakeholders Partner in Mad Rush to the Edge

5G Multi Access Edge Computing or 5G MEC has generated a significant amount of hype in recent years promising to deliver low latency and improved…

Counterpoint: Tesla results earnings analysis Q2 22020

Tesla Q2 2020: Strong Performance, Positive Outlook

Highlights Tesla ended Q2 2020 with $5.2 billion in automotive revenues, a decline of 3.7% from last year. The performance is impressive considering…

5G Mobile Connections Will Cross the Milestone of 1.7 Billion in 2023

As of mid-July 2020, 93 commercial 5G networks went live across the world. Global mobile 5G connections will dramatically increase to over 1.7…

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Oppo Enco W31: Punchy Bass, Balanced Audio on Budget

As more and more smartphone brands are removing the legacy 3.5mm headphone jack, the True Wireless Stereo (TWS) market is booming globally. Apple…

Reliance Jio: From Telecom Operator to Solutions Provider

Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), one of the largest conglomerates in the world, held its 43rd annual general meeting (AGM) on July 15. On the…

Reliance Jio: World’s First ‘Super Operator’?

In the world's second largest mobile market, Reliance Jio, India's leading Communication Service Provider (CSP) or mobile operator, has taken the…

Augmented Reality: It’s Tough in Reality

BOSE is the latest company to withdraw from pursuing ambitions in the augmented reality sector. Other casualties include ODG and Daqri (acquired by…