5G Picks up Pace in Canada in Q3; Smartphone Installed Base Crosses Half Million in Oct

Toronto, Los Angeles, Buenos Aires, London, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Beijing, Seoul – November 24, 2020 Smartphone sales in Canada inclined 13% YoY in…

Connected Car Shipments for Europe Hit the Expressway

Connected Car Shipments for Europe Hit the Expressway

In Q2 2020, 4 out of 5 connected cars were using 4G LTE connectivity in Europe. 69 million new connected cars will be added in Europe during…

Young Brand realme Grew 132% QoQ in Q3 2020, Becoming World’s Fastest Brand to Hit 50 Million Shipments Since Inception

Global smartphone shipments in Q3 2020 grew by 32% Quarter-on-Quarter (QoQ), but declined by 4% year-over-year (YoY) to around 380 million units,…

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Apple Maintains Top OEM Position in Q3 2020 Despite Delayed iPhone 12 Launch in USA

Apple leads in US sell-in market share with 39%, Samsung follows with 30%, while LG trails at 13% Apple has been the US smartphone market leader…

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Three-Quarters of All New Cars to be Connected in Five Years

Half of all cars shipped in 2020 will be connected. US and China together accounted for two-thirds of all connected car shipments in Q2 2020.…

USA Q3 2020 Smartphone Market

US Smartphone Market on Road to Recovery with 31% QoQ Growth in Q3 2020

More than 20% of all smartphone sales are now coming from online orders. Apple and Samsung register YoY growth in an otherwise declining market. The…

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Global Smartphone Market Shows Signs of Recovery in Q3, Xiaomi reaches 3rd place and Realme grows fastest at 132% QoQ

Xiaomi, for the first time, surpassed Apple to capture the third spot in the global smartphone market. Realme was the fastest-growing brand in Q3 as…

China Smartphone Market Declines 14% YoY in Q3 2020; Over 50% Smartphones Sold Were 5G Capable

Smartphone sales in China recovered slowly with 6% QoQ growth in Q3. But the growth was still down 14% YoY. Xiaomi outperformed the market as the…

India Smartphone Market Share Q3

India Smartphone Market Clocks Highest-ever Shipments in a Single Quarter, Samsung Recaptures Top Spot

Indian smartphone market crossed 53 million units in Q3 2020. The smartphone shipments registered 9% YoY growth as brands rushed for channel-fill…

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Quectel Widens Gap with Competition in Global Cellular IoT Module Market During COVID-hit Q2 2020

Quectel dominated global cellular IoT module market, capturing close to a third of the shipments in Q2 2020. Fibocom and u-blox made it to the top…

Counterpoint Nokia Phones Lead the Trust Rankings

Nokia Phones Lead the Trust Rankings

Counterpoint Research trust rankings are based on four pillars: software, security, build quality, and enterprise-recommended devices. This is the…

Samsung smartphones rebound in July-August, widen gap with other brands

Samsung Smartphones Rebound in July-August, Widen Gap With Other Brands

• After losing its crown in April, Samsung has rebuilt its market share. • The company has also recaptured the top spot in India. Seoul, Hong Kong,…

Apple to Outperform Global Smartphone Market in 2020; iPhone Refresh to See Significant Upgrade Cycle in Q4

Counterpoint Research expects Apple sell-in volumes to grow 4% YoY in 2020. Global smartphone market will retract by 10% in 2020. iPhone 12 family…

Nokia’s Revival: Is the Finnish Vendor Already Benefiting from Huawei’s Absence?

Nokia is one of the pioneers of the mobile industry but it has been struggling in recent years. The company's mobile access division still dwarfs its…

5G Smartphone Share USA

5G Smartphones Account for 14% of Total US Smartphone Sales in Aug

5G smartphones to make up around 20% of total sales in 2020. Apple to drive 5G adoption in Q4 2020 with iPhone 12 line-up. Boston, Toronto, London,…

Counterpoint Research-Survey -60% in Spain to Cut Budget for Next Smartphone

Survey: 60% in Spain to Cut Budget for Next Smartphone

45% of the respondents will cut down their budget for the next smartphone by more than 10%. Nearly 60% of the respondents will wait longer than usual…

Qualcomm Leads Market Despite Losing Share to HiSilicon In Q2 2020

Qualcomm Leads Market Despite Losing Share to HiSilicon In Q2 2020

Huawei shipments in China increased, leading to a decline in Qualcomm market share. The tightening of restrictions on Huawei will hit HiSilicon…

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Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G costs $549 to Make and Highlights Qualcomm & Samsung’s Semiconductor Prowess

Seoul, Taipei, Hong Kong, Beijing, New Delhi, London, Boston, Los Angeles, Buenos Aires September 9th, 2020 The premium flagship smartphone segment…