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Olympics delay deals setback to Samsung’s plans to win over Japan market

Apple currently commands 53% of the Japanese market, Sharp Corp (6753.T) has 12% and Sony Corp (6758.T) has 7%, according to Counterpoint Research.…

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Global smartphone sales fell 14% in February as coronvirus spread: Counterpoint

Global smartphone sales tumbled 14% in February as the coronavirus spread in China and overseas, Counterpoint Research said on Thursday, a likely…

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Motor Show Powers On Despite Lacklustre OEM Participation

Vinay Piparsania, Consulting Director – Automotive, Counterpoint Research said the Motor Show reflected the resilience and optimism of the Indian…

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Huawei expects a 20% drop in phone sales, thanks to lack of Google apps

China takes up 60 percent of Huawei's shipments, according to Counterpoint Research, and this large chunk of Huawei's business should be unaffected…

Samsung nabbed 74% of 5G smartphone sales in the US last year

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G was the best-selling 5G phone in the US last year, according to market research firm Counterpoint Research.…

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Nearly every top-selling smartphone in 2019 was an iPhone or Galaxy

It's almost a cliché to say that Apple and Samsung dictate the tempo of the smartphone market, but there's now more evidence to support that claim.…

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Will Google Regret Having To Cut Off Huawei?

With 36 percent of the market (according to Counterpoint Research) that is not reliant on Google’s online services, Huawei can build up HMS,…

Samsung Bets on Big Camera Upgrade in Galaxy S20, Unveils Z Flip

Ahead of Samsung’s unveiling, Counterpoint Research projected that shipments of the S20 series will rise to more than 40 million units for the year,…

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…