What does Gigabit LTE mean for the Telecom Industry?

Gigabit LTE promises to bring many improvements to the telecom industry. A plethora of new GB LTE ready hardware will be launching throughout 2017.…

Smartphone Trends: More Memory, More Market Share

Smartphones have (and are) becoming advanced computers as the software, hardware, services and user needs mature to a point it almost are replacing…

Global LTE Smartphone Shipments Crossed One Billion units in CY 2016

New Delhi, Mumbai, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Buenos Aires – Feb 1st, 2017 Apple registered a record Q4 2016 surpassing Samsung in Global Smartphone…

Apple Widens Gap with Samsung in the Premium Smartphone Segment in Dec 2016

Apple captured a record share of the important premium segment widening the gap with Samsung by more than 50%. According to the latest research from…

China Smartphone Shipments Reached an All-Time High in 2016

According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Monitor service, the demand for smartphones in China remained healthy during Q4 2016…

India Smartphone User Base Tops 300 Million as Smartphone Market Grew 18% YoY in 2016

Chinese brands vivo, OPPO and Lenovo, Xiaomi dominated the Indian smartphone market during the holiday season.    New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul,…

Future for Faraday Future

With CES and its string of shiny automotive announcements behind us, we are reflecting on some of the key announcements with a “reality lens”. As…

CES 2017-Day 1: highlights

Alexa is stealing the show Amazon’s Alexa is everywhere at CES 2017: China’s Huawei has added Alexa to its flagship Mate 9 smartphone; LG has put…

Run-up to CES 2017

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) gets under way on 5th of January. We have a team of analysts present at the event meeting with tech companies…

iTel Leads the Africa Mobile Phone market, as Feature Phones Make a Comeback

According to the latest Market Monitor report from Counterpoint Research for Q3 2016, the Africa mobile handset market grew by 6% YoY mostly driven…

Bangladesh Smartphone Market Grew 20% Annually

Bangladesh Smartphone Market Grew 20% Annually New Delhi, Mumbai, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Buenos Aires – Dec 2016 As per latest research from our…

Infographic: Q3-2016|Mobile Market Monitor

Our Q3-2016 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one Infographic in each quarter to summarize handset and smartphone market…

MediaTek Enters Samsung’s Supply Chain

Samsung the largest mobile manufacturer in the world launched its J2 Prime mobile phone recently. Like any other J series mobile phone available in…

Market Pulse || Nov 2016 Edition-Analysis of October Sales

Today we published our analysis of the mobile device sales during the month of October 2016. We also review the Singles’ Day event. Our key takeaways…

Next Phase of ‘Make in India’ Beckons as India to Consume US$80 Billion worth Total Mobile Phone Components Over Next Five Years

A joint study from IIM Bangalore and Counterpoint Researchers, released here today, analyzes the current state of mobile phone manufacturing in India…

OPPO’s 2016 Autumn Flagship Models: R9S and R9S Plus

Counterpoint attended OPPO’s autumn flagship model press conference in Shanghai on October 19th. The two models launched are OPPO R9s and R9s Plus, a…

Tesla Set to Monetize its Supercharging Stations – What does it mean?

Tesla announced that its network of supercharging stations won’t cater new customers for free anymore. Supercharging stations were one-of-a-kind…

Meet Counterpoint at Mobile Phone Industry Chain Summit 2016 on Nov 25th in Shenzhen, China

Counterpoint Research and Reed Exhibitions Kuozhan Shanghai Co., Ltd. are jointly holding the “Mobile Phone Industry Chain Summit 2016” on Nov 25th…