Selfie Centric Smartphones Grew Nine-Fold Annually, Smartphone Shipments Grew 15% in Q1 2017

Selfie Centric Smartphones Grew Nine-Fold Annually, Smartphone Shipments Grew 15% in Q1 2017 OPPO, vivo, Gionee registered highest annual growth…

Mobile Phone Industry Chain Forum 2017: Materials & Components

About the Forum Counterpoint Research is a Hong Kong-based, high-tech consulting firm with branches in Seoul, Gurgaon, Bombay, London, San Diego,…

Two in Three mobile users plan to upgrade to a new phone within the next twelve months

Indian Mobile Consumer Survey: Mobile phone replacement cycles are shortening with the advent of 4G networks, Jio the most preferred operator while…

Chinese Brands’ Smartphone Revenue Crossed USD One Billion In Russia For The First Time Ever In CY 2016

The Russia smartphone market grew 5% YoY reaching 33 million units in CY 2016 driven by strong demand for affordable smartphones especially in the…

Hybrid Smartwatches Sales to Double in 2017

Hybrid smartwatches led by traditional watch makers is about to witness a breakout year and register stellar growth thus contributing to positive…

USA Q4 2016: Q4 Smartphone Rally Closes 2016

USA Q4 2016: Q4 Smartphone Rally Closes 2016 San Diego, Buenos Aires, London, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Beijing, Seoul February 28, 2017  …

Despite Recession, Brazil LTE Smartphones Grew 53% Annually in 2016

Samsung captured almost half of the total smartphone market, whereas Claro led the operator channels in terms of smartphones shipped. Lenovo and…

One In Three Wearables Shipped in 2017 Will Be AI Powered

AI powered wearables will provide a much-needed impetus to the stagnant wearables segment this year. Categories such as AI powered hearables will be…

Global LTE Smartphone Shipments Crossed One Billion units in CY 2016

New Delhi, Mumbai, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Buenos Aires – Feb 1st, 2017 Apple registered a record Q4 2016 surpassing Samsung in Global Smartphone…

Apple Widens Gap with Samsung in the Premium Smartphone Segment in Dec 2016

Apple captured a record share of the important premium segment widening the gap with Samsung by more than 50%. According to the latest research from…

China Smartphone Shipments Reached an All-Time High in 2016

According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Monitor service, the demand for smartphones in China remained healthy during Q4 2016…

India Smartphone User Base Tops 300 Million as Smartphone Market Grew 18% YoY in 2016

Chinese brands vivo, OPPO and Lenovo, Xiaomi dominated the Indian smartphone market during the holiday season.    New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul,…

iTel Leads the Africa Mobile Phone market, as Feature Phones Make a Comeback

According to the latest Market Monitor report from Counterpoint Research for Q3 2016, the Africa mobile handset market grew by 6% YoY mostly driven…

Bangladesh Smartphone Market Grew 20% Annually

Bangladesh Smartphone Market Grew 20% Annually New Delhi, Mumbai, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Buenos Aires – Dec 2016 As per latest research from our…

Next Phase of ‘Make in India’ Beckons as India to Consume US$80 Billion worth Total Mobile Phone Components Over Next Five Years

A joint study from IIM Bangalore and Counterpoint Researchers, released here today, analyzes the current state of mobile phone manufacturing in India…

Meet Counterpoint at Mobile Phone Industry Chain Summit 2016 on Nov 25th in Shenzhen, China

Counterpoint Research and Reed Exhibitions Kuozhan Shanghai Co., Ltd. are jointly holding the “Mobile Phone Industry Chain Summit 2016” on Nov 25th…

Smartphone Shipments in India Reaches an All-Time Record High In Q3 2016

Overall mobile phone shipments also reached a record all-time high thanks to featurep hones making a comeback with demand growing almost 23%…

Q3 2016: China, USA and India Now Contribute to Half of the Global Smartphone Shipments

Global smartphone shipments grew to a third quarter record of 380 million, though overall smartphone growth still remains in low single digits…