With Dual Cameras, Mobile Devices Getting Closer To Human Eyes

In September, Apple unveiled its new iPhone as usual.  Once again this year it was hard for Apple to keep most of the changes under wraps.  As…

Snaptacles ????

We have consistently talked about evolving business models such as "Hardware as a Distribution" model (see here) in tech space changing the…

HERE’s Sensor-Driven Open Location Platform: A Eureka Moment For Auto Industry

As we have highlighted before (here) that the "self-driving "automobile revolution is coming sooner than we think but also questioned (here) if the…

Affordable Smartphones Driving Growth in Russia

After a dip in growth in mobile phone shipments last year, Russia mobile phone market grew 7% YoY driven by strong demand for affordable smartphones…

Make In India: Intex Expanding Mobile Phone Manufacturing

Intex started its journey as an IT accessory supplier and has grown in to a full-fledged consumer electronics and durables giant with portfolio…

iPhones & The Crown

At Counterpoint, we track the devices and technologies which are increasingly central to our lives - case in point - smartphones which also happen to…

Counterpoint’s view of ZTE’s 2016 Smartphone Strategy

According to Counterpoint data, for the first half of 2016, ZTE’s smartphone shipment ranks number 7 globally. Looking at Q2 alone, ZTE’s shipment…

Infographic: Q2-2016|Mobile Market Monitor

Our Q2-2016 Market Monitor report has been published. We update one Infographic in each quarter to summarize handset and smartphone market activities…

ZTE’s High-Spec Flagship Focuses on Advanced Camera, Audio & AI Voice Control

ZTE is world's sixth largest smartphone brand and was one of the very few brands which introduced a dual camera sporting stunning high-end…

Counterpoint:2016年度ZTE高端力作“中兴天机7”测评

说起ZTE的高端手机,对于资深玩家应该听说过ZTE去年发布的带有双摄像头的高端中兴天机系列。在当时,作为全球少有的能提供双摄像头的方案的智能手机厂商。ZTE确实做了一次科技领先者。…

Samsung Goes after Enterprise with Note 7 Launch

Samsung takes pride in creating the ‘phablet’ space over five years ago.  According to our Model Sales Tracker, since 2014 alone, Samsung has sold…

Tesla’s much needed master plan trois…

Tesla Motors is the first company to bring around a disruption in the automotive industry since Ford started mass production of the Model T in the…

Market Pulse || July 2016 Edition

Today we published the July edition of our popular Market Pulse report. This edition covers the market for June 2016. The key takeaways in this…

Three major industry trends identified at MWC Shanghai 2016

The Mobile World Congress Shanghai (MWCS), is reckoned to be Asia’s largest and most influential mobile industry event. The 2016 event took place…

Softbank’s To Buy ARM For $32 Billion

The global leader in smartphone chip design, UK-based ARM confirmed on Monday it agreed to a $32 billion acquisition offer from Japan's tech giant…

China Approaching 600 Million LTE Subs

We have discussed before (here) on how 4G LTE has been leapfrogging 3G adoption in China and the key reasons which have driven this ramping adoption.…

In-Car Advertisement: Changing Landscape

The opportunity and the opportunist Ride hailing services like Uber, Lyft and Didi Chuxing are changing the commuting landscape. An average American…

Four Reasons Why Self-Driving Cars Are Coming Sooner Than You Think

I believe we have today a unique confluence of factors that are enabling and accelerating progress in self-driving car technology. If you are not…