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China’s Xiaomi launches premium phone to challenge Apple and Samsung and fill void left by Huawei

Huawei saw its global shipments fall 41% year-on-year in the fourth quarter, according to Counterpoint Research. In Europe alone, shipments plunged…

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Chip shortage: Samsung warns of ‘serious imbalance’

"The semiconductor manufacturers are working hard to fill the gaps in supply," Counterpoint Research partner Peter Richardson said. "But it will…

Xiaomi Shares Soar in Hong Kong After $1.3 Billion Buyback Plan

In January, it ranked a close second to Oppo with 20% of the Chinese smartphone market, capturing much of the online clientele that Huawei has been…

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Fitbit’s first product since being acquired by Google is just for kids

Although Fitbit’s 2020 holiday lineup held its own against competition from Apple, Samsung, Huawei, and others, the company didn’t gain any market…

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Oppo overtakes Huawei to lead Chinese smartphone market for first time

Oppo has become the best-selling smartphone brand in China for the first time ever, according to figures from Counterpoint Research. Read more

Huawei’s Growing Wearable Business Now Supports Third-Party Apps

According to a report last year by Counterpoint Research, Huawei is the world’s third largest smartwatch maker with an 8.3% global market share,…

India Offers $1 Billion in Perks to Entice Computer Makers From China

New Delhi is hoping the laptop and tablet industry can follow in the footsteps of the smartphone industry. India’s smartphone market used to be…

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Xiaomi overhauls Samsung and Huawei in Russia Online Smartphone market during Q4 2020: Counterpoint

Russia is an equally important market for Chinese brands. Last Quarter(Q3), Huawei led there with a 27.8% share in the Online Smartphone market.…

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Apple iPhone 12 mini sales slow as smaller smartphones lose appeal – report

Apple Inc’s iPhone 12 mini U.S. sales were just 5% of overall sales of its new phones during the first half of January, industry data provider…

A Top 5G Stock to Watch This Earnings Season

Counterpoint Research estimates Galaxy S21 shipments could surpass those of the Galaxy S20 by the middle of this year. That wouldn't be surprising as…

MediaTek’s new chipsets pack in features for high-end phones — but not faster 5G

There are really only four companies in the world making 5G chips: Qualcomm, MediaTek, Samsung and Huawei. Samsung and Huawei largely only use their…

Google Now Owns Fitbit: What It Means For Your Fitness Data Privacy

However, Fitbit’s market share may be less than you’d imagine, according to Counterpoint Research. Fitbit accounted for just 2.4% of the global…

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TSMC set to outpace semiconductor industry thanks to Apple chip orders

Apple chip partner TSMC will see growth in 2021 alongside the entire chip foundry industry, Counterpoint Research claims, with TSMC expected to keep…

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The BoM of mmWave iPhone 12 (128GB) is estimated to be around $431: Counterpoint

Counterpoint Research is a popular research firm known for its market insights, But lately, it has been also reporting BoM (Bill of Materials) for…

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Wistron could see production loss of 8-9%, negligible losses for Apple from Kolar violence: Counterpoint

Apple's contract manufacturer Wistron Corporation could see a 8-9 percent loss in production in India for the month of December due to its plant at…

Corrections & Amplifications

Apple Inc. is projected to sell 100 million pairs of AirPods in 2021, according to Counterpoint Research. In some editions Thursday, a Page One…

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Six of the top 10 best-selling smartphones were iPhones in Canada in Q3 2020

Counterpoint Research has released a report on Canada Smartphone Market Q3 2020. According to it, the market grew 13% YoY, Apple and Samsung…

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Japan Just Solved Travelers’ AirPod Problem

Apple sold over 60 million AirPods in 2019 and is on track to sell 82 million more in 2020, according to data from Counterpoint Research Read more