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Smart Door Lock Shipments in China Expected to Reach 40 Million Units by 2020

With the smartphone market getting saturated in China, device OEMs, ODMs, and investors have been exploring the new areas for growth in the consumer…

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TuSimple – Amazon’s Next Acquisition Target?

Following a Series D funding round in January 2019, autonomous driving technology start-up TuSimple is embarking on another round of fundraising in…

Another set of tariffs on Chinese imports to the US will further slowdown recovery of NAND flash market

The US is likely to impose high tariffs on all remaining Chinese imports, including all handsets manufactured or assembled in China. The tariffs,…

Global Smartphone Shipments Market Share Q1 2019

INFOGRAPHIC: Q1-2019 | MOBILE MARKET MONITOR

Our Q1-2019 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one Infographic in each quarter to summarize the handset and smartphone market…

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How Competition is Driving Innovation in the EV Battery Market

Electric vehicle (EVs) have emerged as a focal point of realizing eco-friendly policies across the world. Increasingly, automobile OEMs recognize…

How Far Away are Autonomous Vehicles?

Recent developments in autonomous vehicles (AVs) have been encouraging with numerous tests proving safety and reliability improvements. Tesla…

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Analyzing the Impact of the US Trade Ban on Huawei’s Smartphone Business

The US trade ban on Huawei has come as expected. The US has put Huawei on the “Entity List”, which prohibits it from buying or selling anything from…

Smartphone Shipments from ODMs Declined while EMS Grew by Over 20% in 2018

Smartphones shipments from ODM/Independent Design House (IDH) companies declined by 1% year-on-year (YoY) in 2018 to 358.2 million units while those…

Will Huawei’s Extraordinary Growth Story in LATAM Come to a Grinding Halt?

Huawei has been building momentum in LATAM with record volumes and a growth of 51% year-on-year (YoY) during 2018. Its growth came at a time when the…

5G Rollout in Korea – The First Month

It has been a little over a month since the three major carriers in Korea - SK Telecom, KT and LGU+ - took the country into the 5G era by launching…

China Satcom Targets IoT Market in South-East Asia

The introduction of 5G is likely to accelerate the trend of people streaming video rather than watching traditional broadcast TV. To prepare for the…

AMD Q1 2019: Revenue Dips with Decline of GPU Sales; Margin Increases as EPYC and Ryzen Picks Up Market Share

AMD reported a 23% year-on-year (YoY) decline in revenues in Q1 2019, making it the third consecutive quarter of declining revenues. AMD’s topline…

Bezos’ Broadband Satellite Dream – Will It Ever Get off the Ground?

Amazon is joining a long list of companies planning constellations consisting of hundreds and thousands of satellites with the stated aim of…

Key Takeaways from the Big 5G Event

Hearing from the major players within the 5G ecosystem, it is easy to be overcome by the hype and promises of 5G. When talking one-on-one with the…

France: A Battleground for Premium Flagship Smartphones

Being a mature smartphone market, the average selling price (ASP) in France is already high. Apple and Samsung so far dominate the market. However,…

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Chinese Operators are Racing to Commercialize 5G Services

As the world moves towards the era of 5G, Chinese carriers are the forefront of mobile communication evolution for the first time. Since the issue of…

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Emerging Memory Supplier YMTC to Challenge Global Leaders such as Samsung, SK Hynix & Western Digital in Next Five Years

In 2018, the global NAND flash market reached US$58 billion. Mobile phones and PCs account for 42.1% and 16.2% of the overall NAND market demand,…

Triple Camera Penetration Among Smartphones To Cross 50% by 2021

The smartphone industry is highly dynamic. In 2018, more than half of the smartphones sold globally had two or more cameras. Counterpoint identified…