Foxconn Shifts Focus to Research

James Yan, research director at Counterpoint Technology Market Research, said the cost of manufacturing LCD screens in the US is relatively high and…

Apple Says Its Storing Some Russian User Data on Russian Servers

Russia isn’t one of Apple’s major markets, but the iPhone maker has steadily increased its presence in the region. The company launched a version of…

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China Continues 5G Push Despite Economic Slowdown and Huawei Setbacks

The acceleration of 5G licenses comes as Beijing copes with a weakening national economy, a move that will “drum up demand with upgraded technology…

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PINTEC Aids Launch of Next-Generation Handset Financing for China Mobile’s Subscribers

Consumer electronics such as mobile phones have been upgrading fast in recent years, driven by IT development and market competition, which boosts…

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Early 2019 Smartphone Production Worldwide Predicted to Hit Lows Last Seen in 2013

Apple is however continuing to carve out a space in the premium end of the smartphone market. For the third quarter of 2018, Counterpoint Research…

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Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun Silent on US Expansion Plan Amid Trade War, Focuses on European Markets

The company now derives 43.9 per cent of its revenue from overseas markets including India and Europe, where it has made significant expansion,…

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Report: For phones over $800, Apple owns 79% of the global market

A new Counterpoint Research report details the premium smartphone segment for the third quarter of 2018. The report shows that Apple dominates…

Apple’s Trade-In Program Should Do More Than Just Boost iPhone Sales

The market for refurbished devices has been growing faster than the market for new smartphones. Per a report from Counterpoint Research, the market…

Sales of Feature Phones Rising Amid Smartphone Slump: Data

The global shipment of feature phones increased in the third quarter of the year amid slowing demand for high-end smartphones, as consumers in…

Huawei’s Arrested CFO Rose Through Ranks Despite Father’s Rebuke

Since joining Huawei more than 20 years ago, Meng has gone from helping out at sales exhibitions to become a central figure in the company’s…

Why Yandex Just Launched Its First Smartphone

It might seem strange that Yandex is entering the crowded smartphone market considering that global smartphone sales have effectively stalled in…

Samsung is Still the Top Smartphone Maker, But its Numbers Keep Falling

The Game of Phones (apologies to George R.R. Martin) is getting to be an increasingly tough one to play for handset manufacturers. Just consider, for…

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Apple was the top-selling smartphone maker during China’s ‘Singles Day’ shopping holiday

Counterpoint research analyst Neil Shah calls Apple’s success on Singles Day a “positive sign” for the company’s future in the Chinese smartphone…

Can Foldable Phones Help Samsung Emulate Apple?

Sector leader Apple has managed to boost revenue despite stagnant unit sales in the past couple of years by raising prices. Other smartphone…

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Why Global Smartphone Sales Are About To Decline For the First Time Ever

Buffeted by higher prices and a lack of new buyers, the global smartphone market will contract in 2018 for the first time ever, according to…

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HTC Launches Its Blockchain-Focused Phone but You Can Only Buy It in Cryptocurrency

"I think they are trying to find a niche and set an example of how they can integrate new technologies within the phone," Neil Shah, research…

Why is Google’s Live Translation So Bad? We Asked Some Experts

For the near future, Google may be forced to take smaller steps to improve its speech recognition technology. And while live translation has…

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Users Spending Hours on Their Smartphone, But They’re Using Them Like a PC, Not a Phone

Nearly half of smartphone users report spending more than five hours a day on their phone, with one in four reporting more than seven hours per day.…