Counterpoint Research - BoM Analysis Galaxy S21 Ultra Costs 7% Less Than Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G

BoM Analysis: Galaxy S21 Ultra Costs 7% Less Than Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G

Beijing, Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Taipei, Seoul - April 22, 2021 The Galaxy S21 series makes a big leap in computing…

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Weekly Update: Global Coronavirus Impact and Implications

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Foldables Smartphones: 18 Million Shipments Globally by end-2022

Foldables Smartphones: 18 Million Shipments Globally by end-2022

Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – April 20, 2021 The foldables smartphone segment has been gathering momentum, with…

TECNO Beats Samsung to Claim Africa Smartphone Top Spot in 2020

• TECNO topples Samsung as Africa's top smartphone brand. • African smartphone market was resilient in 2020. Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Hong…

Smartphone Storage Capacity Zooms on Increased Demand

Storage capacity is quickly gaining traction as one of the more important criteria for which smartphone OEMs compete among themselves, especially in…

Counterpoint Research US Prepaid Channels Could Feel Components Supply Crunch Soon

US Prepaid Channels Could Feel Components Supply Crunch Soon

After a tough 2020 where annual smartphone sales shrank by 15%, Q1 2021 looks promising. Our weekly counts hint at a 15-20% bump from last year –…

Counterpoint-Research-Vivo Takes Lead In China Smartphone Market for First Time

Vivo Takes Lead In China Smartphone Market for the First Time

• OPPO and vivo fight for the top position in China after Huawei’s decline. • The top spot in China may change hands frequently this year. Beijing,…

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US Smartphone Trends 2019-2021 Report: The Stats on Specs

In this note, we look at the evolution of smartphone specs from 2019 to 2020, providing data and commentary on key trends and what to expect for…

Top 10 Best-selling Models in January 2021

Apple Takes 6 Spots in Top 10 Best-selling Models’ List for Jan

Apple grabbed six places in the global top 10 best-selling smartphone models’ list for January 2021, according to Counterpoint Research’s Market…

Counterpoint Research Philippines Online Channels Blossom in 2020 as Smartphone Shipments Shrink

Philippines Online Channels Blossom in 2020 as Smartphone Shipments Shrink

Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – April 8, 2021 The Philippine’s smartphone market struggled last year according to…

Counterpoint Research LG Exits Smartphone Biz

LG Exits Smartphone Business: What Does it Mean for the North American Market?

It has been widely rumored for a few quarters that LG has been contemplating exiting the smartphone business due to six years of negative operating…

LG’s Smartphone Biz Exit: Opportunity for Samsung, Motorola, HMD and Xiaomi

As many as 26 years after starting it, LG has announced it will shut down its smartphone business on July 31, 2021. LG’s exit will leave a vacuum in…

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Global Smartphone Application Processor (AP) Market Share: By Quarter

Global Smartphone AP Market Share: By Quarter  Chipset Company (%) 2020 Q1 2020 Q2 2020 Q3 2020 Q4 MediaTek 24% 25% 31% 32% Qualcomm 31% 28%…

Samsung Galaxy S21 Series

Samsung Galaxy S21 sales doubled in the US compared to its predecessor during first 6 weeks

Boston, Denver, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – April 1, 2021  Initial US sales of the Samsung Galaxy S21 Series smartphone is…

INFOGRAPHIC: CY 2020 | Mobile Market Monitor

Our CY 2020 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one infographic each year to summarize the mobile handset market activities in a…

Counterpoint Research Handset EMS Market of Vietnam

Vietnam Soars in Global Supply Chains on Favourable Conditions

Vietnamese electronics manufacturing services (EMS) market will grow at a CAGR of 5% between 2020 and 2026. According to Vietnam’s General Statistics…

Counterpoint Research Thailand Smartphone Shipments: Rocky 2020 Ends Flat But on a Bright Note

Thailand Smartphone Shipments: Rocky 2020 Ends Flat But on a Bright Note

Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – March 23, 2021 Thailand’s smartphone market normalized in the fourth quarter of 2020 to…

Samsung Galaxy S21 Series

Samsung Galaxy S21 Series: Improved Specs, Lower Price Pack a Punch

Samsung’s Galaxy S21 5G Series, which was launched early January this year and saw record pre-orders, has now been in the market long enough for some…