Realme launches 5G phone for $200

Data from the market research company Counterpoint show that Realme is the only major smartphone vendor whose global shipments saw double-digit…

Huawei tops Samsung in smartphone shipments for first time

"Huawei was able to attain this feat due to a unique market scenario created because of COVID-19. China, Huawei's largest market, is now recovering…

Carl Pei on why OnePlus is coming back to fix its biggest mistake

Founded less than seven years ago by Carl Pei and Pete Lau, OnePlus is now third behind Apple and Samsung for premium phone sales according to…

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Apple opens another megastore in China amid William Barr criticism

Apple has long relied on China not just for manufacturing partners but also generating revenues from App Store (especially games) and iPhone sales.…

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India’s Anti-China Wave Sparks Uncertainty And Fears Of Large-Scale Job Losses

Four of the top five smartphone brands are Chinese and collectively hold 73% of the market. Xiaomi leads the way with a 30% market share followed by…

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India Plans Incentives for Auto Companies to Boost Exports-Sources

To make it a success in the present scenario, India needs to ensure the proposal is not complicated by too many conditions and is not based on sales…

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One in three smartphone users will lower smartphone spending by 20% for next purchase

The report arrives from Counterpoint Research, a known analytical firm. According to their findings, the primary reason for the lowered spending is…

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Apple chip contract would help Taiwan Semiconductor fill a Huawei-shaped hole

“This is good for Apple. If Apple switches to designing its own chips for MacBooks—like it has done for iPhones—then it can design a chip with better…

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Better Buy: iQiyi vs. Spotify

Spotify also faces tough competition from Apple Music, which Counterpoint Research claims has 68 million subscribers, and Amazon Music, which…

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Q1 2020: Every Second Feature Phone Sold in Finland Is Nokia – Counterpoint Research

Finnish tech site Suomimobiili.fi shared interesting numbers provided by Counterpoint Research about the state of the mobile market in Finland.…

Huawei and Italy smartphone sales most heavily hit by COVID-19

The latest numbers from analyst firm Counterpoint reveal the European smartphone market shrank by 7% in Q1 2020, but there was considerable variation…

Samsung Partners With Winklevoss Exchange to Expand Crypto Push

Samsung’s phones held 18% of the global smartphone market, on par with Apple Inc., in the fourth quarter, according to Counterpoint Research. Read…

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Why new U.S. rules on selling chips to Huawei could be a ‘big blow’ for the Chinese tech giant

For its smartphones, Huawei has a series of processors under the brand name Kirin which goes into almost all of its smartphone models. The problem…

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More Than 10 Million Nokia Phones Shipped During Q1 2020

In the first quarter of 2020, according to data published by Counterpoint Research, the global smartphone shipments declined by 13%, which represents…

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Businesses are hinting at 5G rollout delays

The extent of the impact is likely to vary by region, however. While most companies agree that Europe’s 5G rollout is likely to face delays, other…

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China’s smartphone sales decline 22 per cent in first quarter, only Huawei bucks the trend

Smartphone sales in China saw the largest year-on-year decline ever in the first quarter of the year, according to Hong Kong-based research firm…

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Coronavirus: Why are there doubts over contact-tracing apps?

What about those without compatible phones? Not everyone with a mobile phone will be able to use the apps deployed. Globally, about 25% of the active…

OnePlus 8 Pro marks the improbable rise of the Chinese phone maker

The Chinese company, owned by the same parent organization as fellow handset makers Oppo and Vivo, sells a tiny number of phones compared with Apple…