Huawei, Xiaomi, Vivo and Oppo reportedly to join forces against Google Play Store

Last year Huawei had the unpleasant experience of launching a flagship phone, the Mate 30 Pro, with no support from Google's Mobile Services. It ran…

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Xiaomi spin-off Poco returns with the 120Hz X2 for $225

Xiaomi remains the leading smartphone vendor in India, but its newest and most dangerous competitor in India of late has been Realme, which grew 255…

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Nokia Smartphone and Feature Phone Shipments Were Down in 2019 (+ Q4 2019 Results)

Counterpoint Research released their full year and 4th quarter analysis of the mobile market of 2019. In the fourth quarter of 2019, Apple regained…

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Apple’s Stunning New iPhone Needs More Love Than America Can Offer

You also have the market share in these countries. Apple does not have the same dominance that it has in the US, with Counterpoint Research noting…

Japan’s music industry rises again in new ‘age of discovery’

While Spotify refuses to disclose the breakdown of how its users are distributed, it has 248 million listeners worldwide, nearly half of which are…

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Apple stock reaches all-time high after Chinese government data shows iPhone unit sales spike

According to November data from Counterpoint Research, Apple had just 8 percent of the market share in China during the third quarter of 2019, down…

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Samsung shipped more than 6.7 million Galaxy 5G smartphones in 2019

The company also said today that its devices made up 53.9% of the global 5G smartphone market, according to a report by Counterpoint Research. It…

iPhone XR killed it in ’19, beating out Samsung, Oppo, Xiaomi, Huawei models, survey finds

Now it appears buyers like that sort of value. Market watcher Counterpoint Research said Tuesday that the iPhone XR was the best-selling headset in…

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Report: These were the most popular Android smartphones of Q3 2019

Counterpoint Research has revealed its list of the best-selling smartphones of Q3 2019, and Apple has come out on top for the quarter. The iPhone XR…

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Global Phone Profits: Apple 66%, Samsung 17%, Everyone Else: Unlucky 13%

Apple captured 32% of overall global revenue in the mobile phone industry and 66% of all profit in the third quarter of 2019, according to a new…

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Everything to Know About Apple’s Big iPhone Profits and a Big Potential Acquisition

Speaking of smartphones, Counterpoint Research revealed this week that Apple dominates all rivals by collecting two-thirds of all smartphone industry…

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How US-China trade war is becoming a battle for global tech supremacy

In October, the ruling Chinese Communist Party held a vast military parade on the streets of Beijing. Over 15,000 troops, 160 aircraft, tanks, combat…

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17 Million Nokia Devices Shipped in Q3 2019

Thanks to the info released by Counterpoint, we are now able to calculate the total shipments of Nokia phones during Q3 2019. Counterpoint…

Counterpoint: Fierce Wireless: Industry Voices: Gareth Owen

Industry Voices — Owen: Device availability is key to private networks in unlicensed spectrum

Private LTE networks were once the preserve of mobile operators with licensed spectrum. But the barriers to the adoption of private LTE networks are…

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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…

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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…