XiaoMI : M is for Mobile & I is For Internet

Smart Devices Giant We have been closely tracking and have extensively covered Xiaomi's business which primarily has been smartphones. Xiaomi is the…

Festive season Impact on upcoming smartphone launches? – A Smartphone shelf life perspective

Almost every smartphone vendor in India is ramping up and refreshing its product portfolio ahead of the upcoming festive season. Apart from new…

Why Internet Giants Are Rushing To Enter The China EV Market?

China is roughly a 16 million unit car market this year in terms of new sales and will grow to roughly 20 million units in 2020. However, there is a…

Changing Landscape in Devices Sales Channels & Pricing Startegies in USA

Price strategies and its future for 4 major operators in N. America With a drive to eliminate subsidy and move towards EIP (Equipment Installment…

Samsung Galaxy S6 – right product, wrong price

Samsung management could be forgiven for wondering what they're doing wrong. The Galaxy S6 was expected to project Samsung back on to a positive…

Mobile Handset Market Overview – April 2015

The global handset market returned to growth in April after a difficult March. Sell-in is still suffering though as channels that have been carrying…

India – Epicentre of Manufacturing in Future?

India is the world's largest democracy, with 1.2 billion people and 3rd largest economy based on GDP (PPP basis). The country's GDP would grow by…

Activity trackers :: OK up to a point

A number of seemingly unrelated events have occurred recently. However they all have a bearing on each other and the development of the wearables…

Infographic: Thin is in

2015 is the year of the thin form factor: this affects casing, mechanics, material and Battery as well as memory capacity After the launch of the…

Smartphone Portfolio Analysis: Less is More

At Counterpoint, we track sell-through volumes of more than 9000 active mobile phones SKUs every year for more than 500+ brands across 37 countries.…

Galaxy S6 – can it change the course of Samsung?

Samsung showcased the new Galaxy S6 at MWC in March 2015. Samsung has implemented almost all that consumers have been asking Samsung a long time for…

BlackBerry : Time To Pivot

Hot on its heels after the announcement of its new flagship BlackBerry Passport, BlackBerry also announced its fiscal Q2 2015 (June-Aug 2014) quarter…

Market Monitor : Handset & Smartphone Markets – Q2 2014

Counterpoint Research team of Analysts have completed preliminary sizing of the global handset and smartphone market as few OEMs have already…

Market Pulse : Growth of The Chinese brands in Latin America

During 2013, Chinese brands all together captured approximately 25% of the LA (LATAM or Latin America) mobile device market, an increase of just 1%…