Gizmochina---Counterpoint

Huawei Mate X being resold at up to 60,000 yuan via third party websites due to lack of supply

The Huawei Mate X foldable smartphone was first showcased by the company during Mobile World Congress 2019 in February this year. According to Yan…

Motorola Razr: How a flip phone icon got a foldable makeover

By 2006, the company owned more than a fifth of the global handset market, according to Neil Shah, a Counterpoint Research analyst. The Razr spawned…

Smartphone Market Decline Ends, What Might Help it Grow?

Counterpoint believes the key OEMs with the largest installed bases, especially in developed regions, will rely on 5G as a key point of…

BBK Group closes in on Samsung

BBK Group—the parent company of handset brands Oppo, Vivo, Realme and OnePlus—is likely to become the largest smartphone maker globally. During the…

Samsung Profit Beats on Strength of Smartphones and Displays

The troubles faced by rival Huawei Technologies Co. in international markets have helped bolster Samsung’s mobile sales, with Counterpoint Research…

The-Verge---Counterpoint

LG bundles G8X and second-screen case for $700 unlocked in the US

LG’s smartphone sales have been slipping lately. In the US, its shipments have made up low double digits of the market in recent quarters, according…

Xiaomi says widening India product range to shed budget image

Xiaomi, which began selling devices in India in 2014, has outflanked South Korea’s Samsung Electronics as India’s top smartphone player, according to…

BGR---Counterpoint

Nokia 9 Pureview running Android 10 spotted on Geekbench; final release seems imminent

A research note from Counterpoint Research showed that Nokia had updated 96 percent of its smartphones to Android Pie. It promises to stick to this…

Engadget - Counterpoint

Samsung is done building smartphones in China

While Samsung is one of the heavyweights in the global smartphone market, it has struggled in China for years. The tech giant has accounted for just…

Amazon plans Alexa wireless earbuds with fitness-tracking built in, bigger Echo with better sound, source says

Amazon is the clear leader in the burgeoning smart speaker space, owning roughly 70% of the market, according to Consumer Intelligence Research…

China Is Not Apple’s Only Problem

Global premium smartphone sales fell 6% year-over-year in the second quarter, marking the second consecutive quarter of shrinking sales across…

GSM-Arena---Counterpoint

Samsung solidifies its leadership in Central and Eastern Europe

According to Counterpoint's latest market research, Samsung is doing exceptionally well in Central and Eastern Europe. The Korean giant recorded 21%…

With new chipset Huawei forges ahead with smartphone launch plan

NO GOOGLE, NO JOY The services in doubt include pre-installing the Google Play store and a suite of popular apps such as Google Maps that buyers…

Behind the Rise of China’s Facial-Recognition Giants

One of Megvii’s early successes came in 2015, when Alibaba affiliate Ant Financial used its technology to launch a feature called Smile to Pay.…

The-Verge---Counterpoint

Nokia is better than Samsung at timely Android updates, study says

Counterpoint Research found that 96 percent of Nokia phones sold since the release of Android Pie have either shipped with or been updated to the…

Nokiamob---Counterpoint

Total of 16.8 Million Nokia Phones Shipped in Q2 2019 – Counterpoint

Counterpoint Research released their infographic about the mobile market in the second quarter of 2019. The infographic shows regional market shares,…

Huawei plans high-end phone launch under cloud of Google ban

Huawei vaulted quickly into the top ranks of the global smartphone business in recent years with highly regarded hardware, and Europe has been a key…

Lower The Cost, Sell More Handsets, Profit!

As Apple struggles to find growth in iPhone sales and pushes the price up to compensate, other manufacturers are finding that lower-priced handsets…