Q2 2016: Oppo & Vivo Enters Global Top Five Global Smartphone Rankings

New Delhi, Mumbai, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Buenos Aires – July 28, 2016 Global smartphone demand returned to a modest positive growth after a…

Oppo Becomes the Leading Smartphone Brand in China in June 2016

According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Monthly Market Pulse, the demand for smartphones in China grew a healthy 17% annually in June.…

T-Mobile Surpasses Verizon Wireless to Become the Leading Smartphone Sales Channel

USA Q1 2016: T-Mobile Surpasses Verizon Wireless to Become the Leading Smartphone Sales Channel    San Diego, Buenos Aires, London, New Delhi, Hong…

Smartphone Shipments Penetration Reaches 70% in Peru

According to the latest Market Monitor Report from Counterpoint Research, the overall mobile phone market in Peru shrank by 24% YoY, but the…

LTE Phone Shipments Grew Shipments 300% in Chile

Samsung led the market in terms of volumes whereas Apple led the market in terms of revenue. Entel led the Chilean market in terms of phone sales but…

Galaxy S7 Tracking 25% Higher Than the S6 Through the First Month of Sales

According to the latest preliminary smartphone sell-through survey data across 40 countries from Counterpoint’s monthly research, Samsung’s newest…

Flipkart Captured Half of Online Smartphone Sales in India in 2015

New Delhi, Mumbai, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Beijing, Buenos Aires, San Diego - March 31, 2016 India is the second largest smartphone market in the…

China: Xiaomi Led the Slow Growing Smartphone Market in 2015

The Chinese smartphone market growth stalled in 2015, making it highly competitive with close competition between Apple, Huawei and Xiaomi. However,…

USA Q4 2015 – Open Channel Handset Segment Grows 164% Annually

The USA market is undergoing dynamic shifts in how the smartphones are being sold and bought as devices are unbundled from the plans. As a result,…

Russia Handset Market Q4 2015: Alcatel One Touch Jumps To Top Spot In Russia

According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Monitor program, in Q4 2015 (Oct-Dec), Russia’s mobile phone market grew by 8% annually.…

India Surpasses USA to Become the Second Largest Smartphone Market in the World

According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Monitor service, the smartphone shipments in India grew a healthy 15% annually in Q4 2015…

900 million LTE Smartphones Shipped in 2015

Counterpoint Research's team of Analysts have completed preliminary sizing of the global handset and smartphone market as few OEMs have already…

Apple more than Double its Shipments in Middle East & Africa Q3 2015

According to the latest research from Counterpoint Research’s Market Monitor service for Q3 2015 (July-Sept), overall mobile phone market…

ZTE & Blu Were The Fastest Growing Smartphone Brands In USA In Q3 2015

ZTE Smartphone volumes grew 45% Y/Y capturing 8% share. TCL-Alcatel was the fastest growing overall mobile phone brand up 123% Y/Y. LG recorded its…

Indonesia Smartphone Market Declines For The First Time in Q3 2015

“Indonesia smartphone market declined 7% annually. Chinese brands now capture one-fifth of the total smartphone shipments” According to the latest…

Counterpoint Research Expands its Team to North America

Jeff Fieldhack Joins Counterpoint Research USA London, Seoul, Hong Kong, Mumbai, and San Diego – December 08, 2015 Valuable Industry Experience…

India LTE Smartphone Shipments Grew 2400% Annually Climbing To 10 Million Units in Q3 2015

According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Monitor service, the smartphone shipments in India grew a healthy 20% annually and 12%…

Q3 2015: Global Handset shipments reaching almost half a billion units

Counterpoint Research team of Analysts have completed preliminary sizing of the global handset and smartphone market as few OEMs have already…