Foundry Node Migration to Shape Smartphone SoC Zero-sum Game

MediaTek’s sufficient capacity support from TSMC’s 6/7nm is attributed to its market share gains in 2021. Its next flagship 5G SoCs, under TSMC’s…

Counterpoint Research 5G Ushering in Affordability for the Masses

5G Ushering in Affordability With Performance

Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – May 11, 2021 Looking at the numbers, 5G is very impressive – from delivering super-fast…

Counterpoint Research Philippines Q1 2021 Smartphone Shipments up 19% YoY; Top Four Players Vie for #1 Spot

Philippines Q1 2021 Smartphone Shipments up 19% YoY; Top Four Players Vie for #1 Spot

Hong Kong, Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – May 10, 2021 The Philippines smartphone market saw a healthy YoY growth of…

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Global TWS Market to See 33% YoY Growth in 2021

The global TWS market grew 78% YoY in 2020 despite the pandemic-triggered downturn. Apple continued to dominate in 2020 but its share declined…

Open RAN Radios – Chinese Vendors Set To Dominate An Emerging Market?

Counterpoint Research recently completed its first survey of the open RAN radio market. Entitled, "Open RAN Radios - Product Availability Study," the…

Foundry Strategy & Chipsets Supply Shaping Smartphone SoC Competitive Dynamics in 2021

Seoul, Taipei, Beijing, London, Boston, Toronto, New Delhi, Hong Kong - May 3, 2021 MediaTek to lead global smartphone SoC market with 37% share…

Counterpoint Research US Smartphone Market Grows 19% YoY in Q1 2021; 5G Smartphone Sales Eclipse 53 m Units

US Smartphone Market Grows 19% YoY in Q1 2021; 5G Smartphone Sales Eclipse 53 m Units

Boston, Toronto, Denver, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – April 30, 2021 The US smartphone market saw a 19% year-over-year (YoY) growth in…

China’s Smartphone Market Turns Corner in Q1 2021; 5G takes center stage while vivo, OPPO jostle for top spot

China’s Smartphone Market Turns Corner in Q1 2021; 5G Takes Center Stage While vivo, OPPO Jostle For Top Spot

Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – April 29, 2021 Smartphone shipment growth in China turned positive in Q1 2021, growing…

Apple Leads the $100 Billion+ Smartphone Market with 42% Share

Global smartphone shipment revenue crossed the $100 billion mark for the first time for a March-ending quarter to reach $113 billion. Global…

Counterpoint Research European Smartphone Market Rebounds in Q1 2021; Competition Continues to Heat Up

European Smartphone Market Rebounds in Q1 2021; Competition Continues to Heat Up

Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – April 27, 2021 The European smartphone market appears to be on the road to recovery…

India Smartphone Market Q1 2021

India Smartphone Shipments See Record Q1 in 2021; New COVID-19 Wave Likely to Dampen Consumer Sentiment

Xiaomi led the market in Q1 2021 with a 26% shipment share. Five out of the top 10 smartphone models in the country were from Xiaomi. Among the top…

Counterpoint Research Technology Convergence Clicks in Smartphone Cameras

Technology Convergence Clicks in Smartphone Cameras

Beijing, Boston, San Diego, Buenos Aires, London, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul – April 21, 2021 Smartphone cameras have become an integral part of…

Counterpoint Research - BoM Analysis Galaxy S21 Ultra Costs 7% Less Than Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G

BoM Analysis: Galaxy S21 Ultra Costs 7% Less Than Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G

Beijing, Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Taipei, Seoul - April 22, 2021 The Galaxy S21 series makes a big leap in computing…

Foldables Smartphones: 18 Million Shipments Globally by end-2022

Foldables Smartphones: 18 Million Shipments Globally by end-2022

Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – April 20, 2021 The foldables smartphone segment has been gathering momentum, with…

TECNO Beats Samsung to Claim Africa Smartphone Top Spot in 2020

• TECNO topples Samsung as Africa's top smartphone brand. • African smartphone market was resilient in 2020. Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Hong…

Global Cellular IoT Module Market Q4 2020 Counterpoint

Global Cellular IoT Module Shipments Declined 6% YoY in Q4 2020

The global cellular IoT module market continued to recover sequentially but is yet to reach 2019 levels. Quectel and Qualcomm maintained their top…

Counterpoint-Research-Vivo Takes Lead In China Smartphone Market for First Time

Vivo Takes Lead In China Smartphone Market for the First Time

• OPPO and vivo fight for the top position in China after Huawei’s decline. • The top spot in China may change hands frequently this year. Beijing,…

Counterpoint Research Philippines Online Channels Blossom in 2020 as Smartphone Shipments Shrink

Philippines Online Channels Blossom in 2020 as Smartphone Shipments Shrink

Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – April 8, 2021 The Philippine’s smartphone market struggled last year according to…