India Smartphone Market Grew 23% Amid Flat Global Annual Growth

According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Monitor service, the smartphone shipments in India grew a healthy 23% annually in Q1 2016…

Q1 2016: Top Ten Chinese Brands Capture 33% of Global Smartphone Market

Counterpoint Research team of Analysts have completed preliminary sizing of the global mobile phone market as major OEMs have already released their…

Amid Slowdown, Apple Posted Back To Back Record Quarters In India

As Apple reported its first- ever quarter of negative growth after 35 quarters, India was one of the few bright spots during the quarter as it posted…

Apple’s First Quarter of Negative Growth

Apple reported its first-ever quarter of negative corporate revenue as well as iPhone unit shipments growth decline after 35 quarters of straight…

ZTE – light in a tunnel

The event: On March 7th, 2016 the US Commerce Department charged ZTE with a, “planned and organized scheme to establish, control and use a series of…

Key Trend: Hardware Based Security for IoT Takes Center Stage This Year

Mobile World Congress this year witnessed a second wave of devices beyond smart phones and tablets, as industry players jumped onto the IoT bandwagon…

iPhone SE – What does It Mean For Apple & Its Users?

Apple today in a surprising Spring event announced a new iPhone SKU to be added into its portfolio, namely the iPhone SE. The iPhone SE sports the…

Enter The Dragon: Chinese Brands, Hyper-Competition Will Foster Innovation in India

I recently presented at the premier Device World 2016 event in New Delhi with the hot topic being the influx of Chinese brands in the high-growth and…

Review: Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 with Qualcomm AP Promises Top Performance at a Bargain Price

Xiaomi has created a lot of buzz in the industry since its establishment in 2010 and is well known for selling budget products ranging from…

Infographic: Q4-2015 | Mobile Market Monitor

Our Q4-2015 Market Monitor report has been published. We update one infographic in each quarter to summarize handset and smartphone market activities…

MWC2016-Day 3 Highlights

Welcome to Counterpoint Research’s portal of key announcements from Mobile World Congress 2016. This portal provides crisp bites of the key…

MWC 2016-Day 2 Highlights

Welcome to Counterpoint Research’s portal of key announcements from Mobile World Congress 2016. This portal provides crisp bites of key announcements…

MWC 2016-Day 1 Highlights

Welcome to Counterpoint Research’s portal of key announcements from Mobile World Congress 2016. We are focusing on MWC 2016 news around smartphones,…

Argentina LTE Smartphones Grew More Than 1600% Annually

According to the latest Market Monitor Report from Counterpoint Research, Argentina’s mobile device market had more than 214% YoY and 27% sequential…

Freedom 251- A smartphone for the price of a datapack that can exhaust soon

Normally I don't receive any calls early in the morning. So when I received one yesterday from my  cousin in Jammu, I knew something interesting was…

FREETEL Fighting to Crack the US’ Open Channel

Back in 2010, Dell unveiled the Dell Streak Android smart phone.  Sporting a 5” display in June ’10, it definitely was ahead of its time.  Reviews…

Qualcomm Goes All In With Revolutionary “All Mode” RF Solutions

Qualcomm (QCOM) is taking a page from the pharma industry playbook---bypassing their customers and marketing straight to end consumers.  Right from…

Apple’s 2015 Performance In Five Charts

Apple had a phenomenal 2015 as it clocked US$235 Billion in revenues up from US$200 Billion in 2014. Apple's cash on hand has also grown from US$178…