China’s Smartphone Market Turns Corner in Q1 2021; 5G takes center stage while vivo, OPPO jostle for top spot

China’s Smartphone Market Turns Corner in Q1 2021; 5G Takes Center Stage While vivo, OPPO Jostle For Top Spot

Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – April 29, 2021 Smartphone shipment growth in China turned positive in Q1 2021, growing…

Apple Leads the $100 Billion+ Smartphone Market with 42% Share

Global smartphone shipment revenue crossed the $100 billion mark for the first time for a March-ending quarter to reach $113 billion. Global…

Counterpoint Research European Smartphone Market Rebounds in Q1 2021; Competition Continues to Heat Up

European Smartphone Market Rebounds in Q1 2021; Competition Continues to Heat Up

Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – April 27, 2021 The European smartphone market appears to be on the road to recovery…

India Smartphone Market Q1 2021

India Smartphone Shipments See Record Q1 in 2021; New COVID-19 Wave Likely to Dampen Consumer Sentiment

Xiaomi led the market in Q1 2021 with a 26% shipment share. Five out of the top 10 smartphone models in the country were from Xiaomi. Among the top…

Counterpoint Research Technology Convergence Clicks in Smartphone Cameras

Technology Convergence Clicks in Smartphone Cameras

Beijing, Boston, San Diego, Buenos Aires, London, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul – April 21, 2021 Smartphone cameras have become an integral part of…

Counterpoint Research - BoM Analysis Galaxy S21 Ultra Costs 7% Less Than Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G

BoM Analysis: Galaxy S21 Ultra Costs 7% Less Than Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G

Beijing, Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Taipei, Seoul - April 22, 2021 The Galaxy S21 series makes a big leap in computing…

Foldables Smartphones: 18 Million Shipments Globally by end-2022

Foldables Smartphones: 18 Million Shipments Globally by end-2022

Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – April 20, 2021 The foldables smartphone segment has been gathering momentum, with…

TECNO Beats Samsung to Claim Africa Smartphone Top Spot in 2020

• TECNO topples Samsung as Africa's top smartphone brand. • African smartphone market was resilient in 2020. Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Hong…

Global Cellular IoT Module Market Q4 2020 Counterpoint

Quectel, Thales & Fibocom Lead the Global Cellular IoT Module Market in Q4 2020

The global cellular IoT module market continued to recover sequentially but is yet to reach 2019 levels. Quectel and Qualcomm maintained their top…

Counterpoint-Research-Vivo Takes Lead In China Smartphone Market for First Time

Vivo Takes Lead In China Smartphone Market for the First Time

• OPPO and vivo fight for the top position in China after Huawei’s decline. • The top spot in China may change hands frequently this year. Beijing,…

Counterpoint Research Philippines Online Channels Blossom in 2020 as Smartphone Shipments Shrink

Philippines Online Channels Blossom in 2020 as Smartphone Shipments Shrink

Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – April 8, 2021 The Philippine’s smartphone market struggled last year according to…

Samsung Galaxy S21 Series

Samsung Galaxy S21 sales doubled in the US compared to its predecessor during first 6 weeks

Boston, Denver, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – April 1, 2021  Initial US sales of the Samsung Galaxy S21 Series smartphone is…

Counterpoint Research Intel enters $90B foundry business with IDM 2.0 strategy

Intel enters $90B foundry business with IDM 2.0 strategy

• Intel is fortifying its manufacturing business • It will compete directly with TSMC and Samsung foundries Hong Kong, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul,…

Counterpoint Research Thailand Smartphone Shipments: Rocky 2020 Ends Flat But on a Bright Note

Thailand Smartphone Shipments: Rocky 2020 Ends Flat But on a Bright Note

Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – March 23, 2021 Thailand’s smartphone market normalized in the fourth quarter of 2020 to…

Online Channels Grab Record 20% of Indonesia Smartphone Sales in Q4 2020

Xiaomi and realme led in Indonesia’s online channel sales in Q4 2020. Online sales increased YoY across all four quarters in 2020. Indonesia’s…

India TWS Shipments Cross 10 Million, Post 641% YoY Growth in Q4 2020

The top three brands contributed almost half of the total shipments in Q4 2020. boAt led the India TWS market, contributing one-third of total…

Counterpoint Research Oculus Captures Half of XR Headset Market in 2020

Oculus Captures Half of XR Headset Market in 2020

London, San Diego, New Delhi, Beijing, Buenos Aires, Seoul, Hong Kong – March 10, 2021 The Extended Reality (XR) headset shipments in 2020 declined…

Counterpoint Research Q4 2020 TWS Hearables Global Cooling With Regional Hotspots

Q4 2020 TWS Hearables: Global Cooling With Regional Hotspots

Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – March 9, 2021 The global TWS hearables market showed signs of normalizing in Q4 2020,…