India LTE Handsets Base Crosses 150 Million units in Q2 2017

Next 150 Million users are estimated to take half the time as VoLTE feature phones will be bringing LTE to lower price points. For Q2 2017,…

Domestic Brands Captured 87% of the Chinese Smartphone Market in Q2 2017

According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Monitor service, the smartphones shipments in China grew a modest 3% annually during Q2…

Bezel-Free & Alternative Aspect Ratio Smartphones to Climb to 120 Million Units in 2017

In a quest for increased display sizes and new forms of hardware differentiation, leading smartphone OEMs are turning to new solutions to increase…

Mexico: AT&T & Open Market Channels Drove Smartphone Growth in Q1 2017

The Mexican smartphone market grew 25% YoY.  LG & Huawei were the fastest growing brands. New entrants such as Xiaomi and Infinix should further…

Russia smartphone shipments grew 6% annually, Samsung & Apple captures a record 2/3rd of the market by value

Russia smartphone shipments grew 6% annually, Samsung & Apple captures a record 2/3rd of the market by value Growth in smartphone shipments…

Huawei, Oppo, Vivo Together Contribute to More Than Half of the Chinese Smartphone Market in Q1 2017

According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Monitor service, the smartphones shipments in China grew a modest 4% annually during Q1…

Global Smartphone Shipments Back to Double Digit Growth

Smartphone shipments set a first quarter record clocking 375 million units, growing 11% annually New Delhi, Mumbai, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Buenos…

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…