Apple will ‘take years’ to diversify away from China, says Counterpoint Research

Apple will take years to diversify its China factories, as China’s Covid-19 lockdown persists and temporarily reduced iPhone 14 production, said Jeff…

The area where Foxconn’s Zhengzhou factory is located implements static management for seven days to curb the spread of the epidemic

Ivan Lam, a senior analyst at research firm Counterpoint Research, said that Foxconn's Zhengzhou plant was the first to assemble new and high-end…

Global smartphone sales at lowest Q3 level since 2014: Counterpoint

The global smartphone market remained under pressure given deteriorating economic conditions, with shipments declining by 12 percent year-on-year…

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Google fined $162 mln by India antitrust watchdog for abuse of Android platform

CCI also asked Google to allow users to pick their search engine of choice for all relevant services while setting up a phone for the first time.…

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Google allows Donald Trump’s Truth Social in Play Store

TMTG early this month announced today that a Truth Social app was freshly available for people in the United States who use Samsung smartphones,…

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Exclusive-India’s push for home-grown navigation system jolts smartphone giants

Xiaomi and Samsung together account for 38% of the smartphone market in India, the world’s second biggest after China. Apple’s more expensive…

‘India has a big role to play’: New Delhi is trying to turn the country into a chip powerhouse

The track record has been not great but the new government has been heading in the right direction ... [with] policies to drive impetus and attract…

Apple’s iPhone 14 sparks strong interest from Chinese consumers, but local rivals should not be underestimated

Honor Device Co. was the company that sold the most smartphones in China in the second quarter of this year, according to Counterpoint Research,…

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Apple hiked the price of the iPhone 14 in key markets despite keeping it the same in the U.S.

“The key takeaway is the Euro and Yen has depreciated quite a bit translating to slightly higher prices,” Neil Shah, partner at Counterpoint…

Apple’s iPhone 14 series is about to be released, and the highest-priced Pro model is expected to become the focus

In the first half of the year, the bright spot in the market was smartphones priced above $900, according to Counterpoint Research...Read More

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India’s Reliance to Develop New Smartphone With Google in $25 Bln 5G Push

"To take the 5G mass market, a sub-$100 phone is imperative and Jio is rightly positioned to bring 5G to the masses," said Neil Shah, vice president…

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How Fire-Boltt is playing it smart with smartwatches

The good times continued to roll in 2022 as well. In the second quarter this year (April-June), Fire-Boltt pipped Noise to emerge as the biggest…

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Apple and Meta headsets could face a big challenge: Sticker shock

Most important is the high-resolution screen that needs to be much denser than a smartphone display because it’s so close to the user’s eyes.…

Samsung Unveils New $1,800 Galaxy Foldable Phone, Testing the Limits of High-End Demand

According to Counterpoint, total global shipments of folding-screen smartphones are expected to approach 16 million units this year, an increase of…

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Is it time for foldable smartphones? Sales grow and the key is Samsung

Although these phones are still in a high price range and segmented into a niche, their popularity is increasing year after year and consultants…

India’s crackdown on Chinese mobile phone makers may not achieve the desired outcome

Prachir Singh, senior research analyst at Counterpoint, said that if Chinese smartphone makers are forced to leave India, no Indian or foreign brand…

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Samsung to unveil new foldable phones next month

According to industry tracker Counterpoint Research, Samsung will dominate the market with a 75 percent market share until 2023.Apple is also being…

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Apple hovers above competition even as smartphone market stumbles, sources say

An economic slowdown in China has already taken a huge bite out of the smartphone market, pulling global sales down 10% year over year to 96 million…