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Podcast: Over 6 Billion eSIM-based Devices to be Shipped by 2025

The Subscriber Identity Module, which we familiarly know as SIM card, has been around for nearly three decades now. One needs to insert this card…

Middle East Smartphone Market Sees Light at the End of 2020 Tunnel

The Middle East smartphone market contracted in 2020 after experiencing big declines during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in the second…

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Weekly Update: Global Coronavirus Impact and Implications

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T-Mobile Ends 2020 Like It Started – Leading The Net Add Race

T-Mobile pre-announced a spectacular Q4 and 2020 despite the headwinds of COVID-19. T-Mobile saw 1.7 million net additions in Q4, which we expect…

Samsung Galaxy S21 Facing Challenges Ahead of Intensifying Competition and Uncertain 2021

San Diego, Seoul, Singapore, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires January 7, 2020 Expectations are high that Samsung Electronics will…

Conterpoint_Japan Smartphone Sales Recover to Pre-COVID Levels in Q3 2020

Japan Smartphone Sales Recover to Pre-COVID Levels in Q3 2020

• Low- and mid-end devices drive recovery • Q4 to maintain momentum, led by iPhone 12 Japan’s smartphone market showed clear signs of recovery in Q3…

BoM Analysis: iPhone 12 Costs 21% More Than iPhone 11

The blended materials cost for the iPhone 12 with 128GB NAND flash is nearly $415, a 21% increase over the iPhone 11. In the iPhone 12, Apple’s…

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Podcast: Resilient Smartphone Market Heads Confidently Into 2021

After a few years of decline, we were expecting the smartphone market to grow in 2020. Sure enough, the year did start on a good note. But towards…

MediaTek Becomes Biggest Smartphone Chipset Vendor for First Time in Q3 2020

MediaTek Becomes Biggest Smartphone Chipset Vendor for First Time in Q3 2020

More than 100 million smartphones were sold globally with MediaTek chipsets in Q3 2020. Qualcomm led the market for 5G chipsets in Q3 2020. New…

Transsion Continues to Ascend in Africa’s Mobile Handset Market

Transsion Continues to Ascend in Africa’s Mobile Handset Market

Transsion Holdings, the leading mobile phone brand in Africa, went public on the Shanghai Stock Exchange in September 2019. The company currently has…

Apple’s October – November iPhone Sales Signal Record Quarter and 2021

Apple’s October – November iPhone Sales Signal Record Quarter and 2021

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego December 23, 2020 Apple is likely to break previous iPhone sales records during…

Tie-up With Carl Zeiss a Big Gain for vivo’s Camera Capabilities

Beijing, Hong Kong, New Delhi, London, Seoul, Buenos Aires, San Diego – December 23, 2020 On December 17, vivo announced that it had entered a…

iPhone 12 Becomes World’s #1 5G Model Within Two Weeks of Launch

The iPhone 12 became the world’s best-selling 5G smartphone model in October despite a delayed launch, which resulted in only two weeks of sales…

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Digital Contact Tracing Effective Shield Against Pandemic

History tells us pandemics like COVID-19 can recur in some form or other. Their basic characteristics of mutating and spreading quickly among large…

Chinese Brands Set to Challenge Samsung in LATAM

Chinese Brands Set to Challenge Samsung in LATAM

Latin America’s smartphone market dynamics have changed significantly in 2020.  Sales plunged in H1 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic forced closure of…

INFOGRAPHIC: Q3-2020 | MOBILE MARKET MONITOR

INFOGRAPHIC: Q3-2020 | MOBILE MARKET MONITOR

Our Q3-2020 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one Infographic in each quarter to summarize the mobile handset market activities in…

Customers in India Spend Average INR 2,400 ($32) on Servicing of Out-of-Warranty Smartphones

 New Delhi, San Diego, Buenos Aires, London, Hong Kong, Beijing, Seoul – December 1, 2020 Customer service has become a key factor in finalizing a…

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OnePlus targets upper mid-tier for record quarterly smartphone shipments in Denmark, Finland and the Netherlands

OnePlus grew strongly in Finland, Denmark and the Netherlands, with shipments more than doubling annually in Q3 2020. According to Counterpoint…