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Smartphone ASP Growth to Continue in 2019 and Beyond

Global smartphone shipments declined 4% year-on-year YoY in 2018, but in stark contrast, the average selling price (ASP) increased 9% YoY. This was…

Key Takeaways from the 2019 Latin American Telecommunications Congress

The 2019 edition of the Congresso Latinoamericano de Telecomunicaciones (CLT), the annual Latin American forum on public policy for information and…

Key Takeaways of China’s 5G Development from MWC Asia 2019

With China issuing 5G licenses to telecom and broadcast companies just days before MWC Asia 2019, it was no surprise that the big theme at Shanghai…

Rise of the Open Channel in LATAM

The sales channel landscape for the LATAM mobile devices market has been going through significant changes in the last few years. Just two years ago,…

Mainstream Interface of Mobile Memory Is Transforming to Meet The Demand For New Applications

Consumers’ expectation for better performance will continue to drive up the demand for high-speed and high-bandwidth memory in smartphones in the…

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Online Channel Share in the Chinese Smartphone Market Declines in Q1 2019

JD.com and Tmall.com accounted for 70% of the online smartphone marketplace, but their market shares declined slightly    New Delhi, Hong Kong,…

PTC LiveWorx 2019 : AR & IoT Adoption Reaching a Tipping Point in Industrial Vertical

Counterpoint Analysts participated in the 2019 edition of LiveWorx in Boston last month conceptualized and hosted by PTC. PTC is one of the top three…

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Vodafone Launches 5G in UK with Unlimited data plans

The Launch Having lost out to BT-owned EE, the first network to offer 5G services in the UK, Vodafone launched its 5G services offering on 3rd July…

KaiOS Eyes Global Expansion but Replicating India’s Success Would Be a Challenge

KaiOS has been the talk of the town after emerging as the third largest mobile operating system after Android and iOS. According to KaiOS…

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Launch of 5G Services in China Dominates Mobile World Congress Asia

The big theme at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) Asia, held in Shanghai this month is the launch of 5G services by China Mobile. The company…

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AMD Ready to Shake Up The Mobile GPU Market

It is extremely rare these days when a corporate announcement catches everyone by surprise. But in early June, AMD and Samsung shocked the tech…

Libra – Cryptocurrency’s Moment to Reach Masses but Challenges Ahead

Facebook has finally revealed details about its global payments plan with the announcement of Libra, a digital currency built on the foundation of…

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Growth in Smartphone AP Market to Return Only in 2020

The slowdown in the global smartphone market has affected all stakeholders. Those in the smartphone supply chain and application processors (AP) have…

Growth Opportunities in the Saturated Global Smartphone Market

The global smartphone market declined 2% annually in 2018 and is expected to remain flat in 2019. Replacement cycles are lengthening, and the lack of…

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Smartphone OEMs are Keen on Enhancing Camera Megapixels

Global smartphone sell-in volumes in Q1 2019 fell for a sixth consecutive quarter, according to the latest data from Counterpoint Research. As a…

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Can Huawei’s Success Story in China’s Premium Segment Continue?

In Q1 2019, Huawei overtook Apple as the second largest smartphone brand globally. In China, Huawei has remained the number one smartphone brand…

Operator Partnerships Hold the Key to Success in Canada’s Smartphone Market

Like in many developed economies, operators drive the Canadian smartphone market. More than 85% of smartphone sales take place through operators.…

Premium Smartphone Market Collapses 8% in Q1 2019, After Apple Shipments Drop 20%

Apple’s declining shipments has pulled down the global smartphone premium segment. Data from Counterpoint Research’s Market Monitor Service for Q1…