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Huawei Trolls Apple iPhone X Launch in London

The Huawei van was serving juice to passers by with the tagline: "Get ju%ce that lasts," followed by "No traces of Apple." The reference was to…

Apple’s Early-Generation Smartwatch Rules A Market Where The iPhone Is Struggling

Apple may be struggling to take the iPhone’s market share in India beyond just 2%, but there’s one segment where it is winning: smartwatches. In the…

Apple Supplier AAC Tech Posts First Profit Drop in Four Years on Weak Phone Market

AAC Technologies Holdings Inc, an acoustic components supplier to Apple Inc, said on Wednesday second-quarter net profit fell for the first time in…

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This Marketplace Is Revving Up The Refurbished – Phone Assault On Apple

The back of an iPhone proclaims that it’s been Designed by Apple in the U.S. and Assembled in China. But a better reflection of sales trends would…

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OnePlus just Surpassed Samsung’s Flagship Phone Sales in India for the First Time

Here's something we didn't see coming: OnePlus just sold more high-end phones than Samsung in India. According to Counterpoint Research, OnePlus was…

Netflix Has Its First Hits In India. It Needs A Lot More.

Hotstar had 75 million monthly active subscribers in India at the end of 2017 compared to 5 million for Netflix, according to tech consultancy…

Xiaomi’s ‘Redmi Note 5’ Lands In Korea In First Partnership With Local Telcos

At the moment, Xiaomi is the biggest smartphone maker by size in India. Xiaomi captured the No. 1 spot in India’s smartphone sales in the first…

More Than 10% of Drones in 2022 Will Be Connected to LTE, Counterpoint Says

According to new research from Counterpoint, more than 10% of the world’s drones will support eSIMs and advanced cellular connectivity by 2022.…

iPhone 8 Ranked Top Selling Smartphone for May

Apple’s iPhone 8 was the top selling smartphone in May 2018, according to Counterpoint Research. Samsung’s Galaxy S9 Plus came in second, followed by…

Exclusive: China’s Xiaomi Cuts Valuation After Pulling Mainland Offering: Sources

Xiaomi was set up in 2010 and doubled its smartphone shipments in 2017 to become the world’s fourth-largest maker, according to Counterpoint…

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Why It’s So Hard for Innovative Smartphone Makers to Succeed

Most smartphone sales still occur in physical retail stores, about 88% as of the first quarter, Counterpoint says. And, as the carriers have…

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Apple Inc.’s iPhone X Over Twice as Profitable As Android Manufacturers

Counterpoint Research just released a report showing a detailed analysis of Q4 2017 smartphone industry profitability. Among the findings are that…

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Xiaomi IPO: Everything you need to know about potential $100 billion Chinese giant

For a primarily hardware business facing a slowing smartphone market, as well as intense competition, there are a number of risk factors. "Smartphone…

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Apple’s iPhone X Took 35% of Smartphone Profits in the Fourth Quarter

The flagship Apple handset nabbed 35% of the smartphone market’s profits during the fourth quarter, market researcher Counterpoint reported on…

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Alibaba Takes Control of Ele.me, at $9.5 Billion Value

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is buying full control of the startup Ele.me as it steps up efforts to expand in China’s fast-growing market for local…

The Key To The iPhone X’s Future Lies In China

Globally, Apple has shipped far fewer units of the X than projected. A recent Bloomberg report claims that Samsung, the chosen supplier of the X’s…

How the hell is Nokia the UK’s third most popular phone brand?

Contrary to all expectations, Nokia is back. Its demise has been predicted several times, but the once market-leader refuses to die. According to…

Samsung aims for stronger presence in India with 2018 Galaxy A8+

Samsung Electronics is working to strengthen its presence in India’s smartphone market after losing the No. 1 spot in the country to Chinese phone…