Overall Q1 US Smartphone Sales Dip 11% YoY, Apple Grows a Record 16% YoY

Six out of the top ten smartphone model SKUs were from Apple with iPhone 8 & X 64 GB versions the most popular. Surprisingly, the US market saw a…

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LATAM Smartphone Market Shows Marginal Growth Amid a Global Smartphone Market Slowdown in Q1 2018

Growth during 2018 Q1 was led by carriers that invested in subsidies and instalment plans.     New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Beijing, San…

Chinese brands grew 25% YoY in Bangladesh during Q1 2018. Symphony still leads the Market.

New Delhi, Mumbai, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Buenos Aires May 8th, 2018 4G Smartphones now contribute to 42% of total smartphone shipments even…

Global Smartphone Market Declined YoY For Second Successive Quarter in Q1 2018

Smartphone Shipment in Q1 2018 Declined 3% Annually, Continuing the Trend from A Decline of 3% in Q4 2017 Xiaomi Replaces OPPO To Take the Fourth…

Highlights of Smartphone Industry Forum 2018—Global Trend of Device ODM and Smartphone Components

On 24 Apr, Counterpoint Research and NEPCON EXPO collaborated to host the SMARTPHONE INDUSTRY FORUM 2018—GLOBAL TREND OF DEVICE ODM AND SMARTPHONE…

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China Smartphone Market Underwent Its Highest Ever YoY Decline of 8% in Q1 2018

First Quarter numbers dropped below 100 Million for the first time since Q1 2013. Xiaomi was the fastest growing brand with 51% YoY growth followed…

India Feature Phone Market doubled while the Smartphone Market remained flat YoY in Q1 2018

India Feature Phone Market doubled while the Smartphone Market remained flat YoY in Q1 2018  Xiaomi continued to lead the Indian smartphone market…

iPhone X Alone Generated 35% of the Total Handset Industry Profits in Q4 2017

New Delhi, Mumbai, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Buenos Aires – April 17, 2018 According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Q4 2017, Global…

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Over 100 Million Global 5G Smartphone Shipments by 2021

San Diego, Buenos Aires, London, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Beijing, Seoul – April 16, 2018 According to the latest research from Counterpoint Research,…

125 Million+ Connected Cars Shipments by 2022; 5G Cars by 2020

General Motors, BMW, Audi and Mercedes Benz are leading the global connected car market, as of 2017. The market is expected to get a major boost with…

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US Tariff Expansions Will Affect the US Smartphone Market

US Tariff Expansions Will Affect the US Smartphone Market    San Diego, Buenos Aires, London, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Beijing, Seoul March 23, 2018 On…

US Smartphone Sales Rise 2% in a Subdued Promotional Q4

   San Diego, Buenos Aires, London, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Beijing, Seoul March 19, 2018 According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market…

Meet Counterpoint Analysts and Industrial IoT Leaders at the International Embedded System Innovation Forum

Counterpoint Research will join hands with Messe München Electronic Show, one of the most influential exhibitions in global electronic devices…

The Surprising Growth of Used Smartphones

The refurbished market becomes the fastest growing smartphone segment in 2017. Seoul, Beijing, Hong Kong, Mumbai, London and San Diego – March 7th,…

2017: A Year of Mixed Results in the Latin American Smartphone Market

According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Monitor service the Latin American (LATAM) smartphone market grew 5% YoY in 2017.…

CY 2017: Exclusive Models Across Price Points Drove Online Smartphone Shipments by 23% Annually in the Indian Market

Flipkart and Xiaomi grew the overall smartphone demand whereas Amazon and OnePlus grew the demand in premium segment across online channels…

Feature phone market in Nigeria grew 15% annually offsetting the smartphone decline in 2017

The Nigerian economy faced a major downfall due to recession. This affected the market demand for smartphones, as a result of which, consumers…

More than one billion smartphones to feature facial recognition in 2020

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego February 7th, 2018 Facial recognition solutions are expected to come to a wide…