Counterpoint Research OPPO Becomes Number 1 Smartphone Brand in China for First Time Ever

OPPO Becomes Number 1 Smartphone Brand in China for First Time Ever

Beijing, London, San Diego, Buenos Aires, New Delhi, Seoul, Hong Kong – March 5, 2021 OPPO has risen through the ranks to become the number one…

Global Smartwatch Shipments Rise 1.5% in 2020; Price Trends Going Premium

Global Smartwatch Shipments Rise 1.5% in 2020; Price Trends Going Premium

In Q4 2020, the shipments decreased slightly YoY due to a fresh wave of COVID-19. However, Apple managed to expand its market share and remains…

Counterpoint Research Germany TWS Consumer Study February 2021

User Survey: Apple Will Continue to Dominate Germany TWS Market

More than 40% of the current TWS users plan for a next TWS purchase in a year or less. 71% of the TWS users again plan to opt for a TWS for their…

Counterpoint Research Xiaomi Rises as Third Biggest Player in LATAM Market in Q4 2020

Xiaomi Rises as Third Biggest Player in LATAM Market in Q4 2020

LATAM smartphone shipments in Q4 2020 decreased 10.3% YoY. Xiaomi shipments increased 98% compared to 2019, and for the first time, the company…

European smartphone market

European Smartphone Market Down 14% YoY in 2020; Xiaomi Gains While Huawei and Samsung Lose

Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – March 1, 2021 2020 was a rollercoaster year for the European smartphone market. The…

Russia smartphone market Q4 2020 Counterpoint

Xiaomi Overtakes Samsung In Russia Online Smartphone Sales in Q4 2020

Online smartphone sales reached 35% of the total sales in Russia during Q4 2020. Apple broke into the top three smartphone brands in the online…

Cellular IoT Module Forecast Counterpoint

Global Cellular IoT Module Shipments to Cross 780 Mn Units in 2024

North America will overtake Europe in 2024 to become the second largest market after China. 5G will lead in terms of value while NB-IoT will lead in…

Smartphones, B2B IoT to Push eSIM-based Device Shipments to 6 Bn by 2025

Smartphones to Capture Nearly Half of eSIM Device Shipments by 2025

Adoption of iUICC (Integrated SIM) may grow remarkably on support from major chipset vendors and smartphone players Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi,…

Counterpoint Research US Monthly Smartphone Sell-Through Highlights Recovery, Device Spec Trends

US Monthly Smartphone Sell-Through Highlights Recovery, Device Spec Trends

Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – February 5, 2021 The US smartphone market showed further resilience during December,…

Counterpoint Research Hardware security in smartphones

35% of Smartphones Sold in H1 2020 Had Embedded Hardware Security, Apple Leads With 39% Market Share

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego – January 29, 2021 Apple and Huawei implement embedded hardware security…

Counterpoint Research: US Smartphone Market Down 6% YoY in Q4 2020, but Apple, Samsung Grow

US Smartphone Market Down 6% YoY in Q4 2020, but Apple, Samsung Grow

Boston, Denver, Toronto, London, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – February 1, 2021 The US smartphone market saw a 6% YoY decline in…

China’s Smartphone Market in 2020 Logs Sharpest Decline in 3 Years

China’s smartphone market declined 17% YoY in 2020. China’s 5G smartphone sales accounted for more than 60% of total smartphone sales in Q4 2020.…

COVID Dents TCU Shipments but Recovery Looks Promising

COVID Dents TCU Shipments but Recovery Looks Promising

Continental, LG, and Harman together account for a majority of global TCU shipments. One in four TCUs shipped in 2025 will be 5G-enabled. Automakers…

Counterpoint Research: Apple Shipped Record iPhones in Q4 2020, Global Smartphone Market Continues to Recover

Apple Shipped Record iPhones in Q4 2020, Global Smartphone Market Continues to Recover

• The global smartphone market continued to recover in Q4 2020, rebounding 8% QoQ to 395.9 million units. • Apple’s 8% YoY and 96% QoQ growth helped…

India Smartphone Market 2020

Resilient India Smartphone Market Crosses 150 Million Units in Pandemic-Hit 2020

The Indian smartphone market registered a modest 4% decline in the pandemic-hit year. The market crossed 100 million units in the second half of…

Global Refurbished Smartphone Market Fell 9% in 2020

Global Refurbished Smartphone Market Fell 9% in 2020

Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – January 20, 2020 The global refurbished smartphone market fell 9% YoY in 2020, according…

Global Cellular IoT Module Market Q3 2020 Counterpoint

NB-IoT Module Share in Cellular IoT Module Shipments at Record 30% in Q3 2020

Quectel, Sierra Wireless, Thales and Telit controlled more than half of the global cellular IoT module revenue. Automotive, Router/CPE and…

Thales, G+D Continue to Lead Global eSIM Management Landscape

While Truphone, IDEMIA, Workz, Valid and Eastcompeace have emerged as specialists, players such as Oasis, Kigen and Ericsson are in position to…