Counterpoint Recommerce Expo 2020

Meet Counterpoint at Recommerce Expo 2020

Counterpoint will be attending Recommerce Expo 2020 from March 6 – 7 Our Research Analyst, Varun Mishra, will be presenting at Recommerce Expo 2020…

Counterpoint China Smartphone Sales to Fall in Q1 2020 Due To nCoV (Novel Coronavirus) Epidemic

China Smartphone Sales to Dramatically Fall in Q1 2020 Under the Shadow of nCoV (Novel Coronavirus) Epidemic

Within a couple of months, the COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) that emerged from the city of Wuhan has spread across China and the world. It bears some…

Counterpoint Secure Smartphone Research

One-Third of Global Smartphones Sold in 2019 Had Embedded Hardware Security, Apple leads with 42% Market Share

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego Feb 12th, 2020 Apple and Huawei implement embedded hardware security through a…

Counterpoint Xiaomi Redmi 8a Dual

Xiaomi India Launches Redmi 8A Dual with 5,000mAh Battery, Redmi-Branded Powerbanks

Xiaomi aims to continue its leadership in $100 smartphone segment with the Redmi 8A Dual. The Redmi 8A Dual price in India starts at Rs 6,499…

Counterpoint Samsung Galaxy Fold

Key Devices Innovations Expected at MWC 2020

The annual mobile tech show, Mobile World Congress (MWC), is less than two weeks away. It will take place in Barcelona, Spain; between February 24…

Counterpoint Samsung Captured 43% of Global 5G Smartphone Sales in 2019

Samsung Captured 43% of Global 5G Smartphone Sales in 2019

Samsung led with healthy sell-through globally. Huawei was second and kickstarted a wave of 5G sales in China in Q4 2019.  New Delhi, Hong Kong,…

Qualcomm Sees Positive Results: What Does It Say About 5G, Coronavirus, and China-Us Trade Relations?

Qualcomm reported strong quarterly earnings with revenues up 5% and net income up 13%. The 1.5x larger ASPs of 5G vs. 4G are beginning to be seen.…

Counterpoint Samsung Galaxy S Series Sales

Specs, Pricing to Help Next-Gen Samsung Galaxy S20 Continue Growth Trend

Powerful cameras, competitive pricing key selling pointsThree models likely for the initial lineupLTE variant possible for less-developed markets New…

Counterpoint India Premium Market Share 2016 - 2019

OnePlus Grabs #1 Position in India’s Premium Smartphone Market For the Full Year

India's smartphone shipments in the premium segment (≥₹30,000 or roughly ≥US$420 retail price) grew 29% YoY to reach a record high in 2019. The…

Counterpoint Global Smartphone Market – Apple Gained Top Spot in Q4 2019; Huawei Surpassed Apple

Global Smartphone Market – Apple Gained the Top Spot in Q4 2019 While Huawei Surpassed Apple to Become the Second-Largest Brand in CY 2019

Global smartphone market returns to quarterly growth (3% YoY) in Q4 2019, but declined (1% YoY) in 2019 overall Apple iPhone shipments grew in 11%…

Counterpoint Apple Store iPhone 11

Apple Quarterly Results Eclipse Expectations; iPhone Drives the Quarter

Apple results in their largest quarter of the year were above expectations. The big driver was iPhone sales. Many believed this would be a…

Counterpoint Huawei to Play Limited Role in UK 5G

Huawei to Play a Limited Role in UK 5G

The UK government has decided to allow Huawei a limited role in building 5G infrastructure in the country. The UK has been under pressure, especially…

Counterpoint India Smartphone Market Q4 2019

India Surpassed the USA to Become the Second Largest Smartphone Market in the World Reaching 158 Million Shipments in 2019

Xiaomi continues to capture the number one position for the second successive year. realme (255%), Vivo (76%), Asus (67%) and OnePlus (29%) were the…

Counterpoint Qualcomm Snapdragon 460, 662, and 720G Mobile Platforms - Chip Case

Qualcomm Brings Advanced Smartphone Features & Ecosystem Strengths to Snapdragon 4,6,7 Series LTE Platforms

The smartphone market is going through a wave of change as we are at the horizon of the 5G era. 2020 is going to be the breakout year for 5G NR.…

Counterpoint Top Selling Smartphones by Revenue Q3 2019

Top Selling Smartphone Models by Revenue – Q3 2019

Overview: Counterpoint Research has been tracking the global smartphone industry on a monthly basis. According to Counterpoint’s latest model…

Counterpoint US Smartphone Market Q3 2019

US Q3 2019 Results Give Good Hint of What to Expect in Q4

Through the first two months (October/November) of 4Q19, there have been limited changes in the OEM structure of the US market. Apple has gained…

Counterpoint Kenya Mobile Banking

Kenya, Prioritizing Banking Over Banks

Kenya is a leading example of how technology complements developing the banking and finance sector. While mobile banking is a path to financial…

Counterpoint Canada Decision on Huawei

Canada’s Decision on Huawei, a Defining Moment in Relationship with China

Canada is caught in the middle of the raging trade war between the US and China. The re-elected government under the leadership of Justin Trudeau…