TSMC Benefitting from Greater Adoption of 7nm Technology

The fortunes of TSMC, a leading global foundry service provider based in Taiwan, have been linked to Apple for a long time. The company is the…

Behavioral Biometrics: The Next Step For User Authentication

Behavioral biometrics provides a new generation of user security solutions that identify individuals based on the unique way they interact with smart…

CES Counterpoint

CES 2019 Counterpoint Coverage

Counterpoint Research attended CES 2019. Total attendance was down this year. This is partially because many of the main tech sectors with the most…

4G-LTE at the Top of the Wave in Latin America

By the end of 2018, the subscriber base for 4G-LTE had surpassed 3G in LATAM.   Although 4G subscriptions surpassed the 3G subscriptions by only 5M…

5 Takeaways from Todays Apple’s Q4 2018 Earnings Call

Here are my five key takeaways from today's Apple’s Q4 2018 earnings call: iPhone sales were down 15%, mainly driven weak greater China sales. The…

Samsung Led the India Premium Market for 2018, OnePlus Led Q4 2018

OnePlus led for three consecutive quarters due to strong performance of OnePlus 6 and 6T. Affordable premium model remained popular skewing the…

Key Trends Driving Russian Smartphone Market in 2019

The Russian smartphone market has seen consistent YoY growth over the past few quarters despite a decline in the global smartphone market. This has…

CES 2019 Round Up

Counterpoint Analysts attended CES in Las Vegas, meeting companies to gain insights into the latest developments. Here is a look at the major updates…

IAMAI India Digital Summit

Meet Counterpoint at IAMAI India Digital Summit, 2019

Counterpoint will be attending the 13th India Digital Summit on January 17 Our analyst Pavel Naiya will be attending the 13th India Digital Summit,…

CES 2019 Day 1 Highlights

Counterpoint Analysts are attending the CES Event 2019 in Las Vegas to meet companies and gain latest technological insights. Here is a look at the…

MediaTek in 2018 – Shifting to a Positive Track

Smartphone and growth products are 70%+ revenue MediaTek is likely to wrap-up 2018 with flat revenue over the previous 2017 at about NT$235 billion…

Run Upto CES 2019

Run Upto CES 2019

Counterpoint Analysts are attending the CES Event 2019 in Las Vegas to meet companies and gain latest technological insights. Here is a look at the…

Overall iPhone Sales Down 20% YoY In November; iPhone XR Became the Best-Selling Model

iPhone XR became the best-selling iPhone model in November 2018. In contrast, last year in November the more expensive iPhone X was the best-selling…

CES Event

Meet Counterpoint at CES 2019

Counterpoint will be attending the Consumer Electronics Show from January 8 – 11, 2019. Our analysts, Tom Kang, Jeff Fieldhack and Maurice Klaehne…

iPhone X

Premium Smartphone Segment Captures Over One-Fifth of the Smartphone Sales

According to Counterpoint Research’s Market Monitor Q3 2018, the global premium smartphone segment** continues to grow faster than the overall…

Mobile 360 LATAM, Discussing the Issues That Matters to the Industry the Most

This year LATAM Mobile 360 was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It brought together more than 1,000 participants from all over Latin America, making…

Financing Services to Boost Smartphone Adoption in Emerging Markets

Global smartphone shipments have reached around 1.5 Bn units in a calendar year, however, it is expected to show negative growth for the first time…

Feature Phones are Still Relevant: Shipments Grow (YoY) for the Fourth Consecutive Quarter

According to Counterpoint’s Market Monitor service, feature phone shipments grew for the fourth consecutive quarter. This is in contrast with the…