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 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 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 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 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…

Counterpoint Shenzhen Goodix Technology Analysis

Another Strong Quarter for Android’s No.1 Fingerprint Solution Provider – Shenzhen Goodix Technology

Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co., Ltd. (SH: 603160), which mainly manufactures fingerprint identification chips and capacitive touch controller chips,…

Counterpoint China Mobile E-Commerce Market Share Q3 2019

Online Channel Share in the Chinese Smartphone Market Grew in Q3 2019

Combined market share of Huawei and HONOR accounted for 46% of online market share in Q3 2019, reaching an all time high.    New Delhi, Hong Kong,…

Apple Continues to Lead Global Handset Industry Profit Share

Overall global handset profits declined 11% YoY to USD 12 billion in Q3 2019 due to an increased mix of entry to mid-tier products and a fall in…

Counterpoint Impact of Rising Import Duty on Bangladesh Handset Market

Impact of Rising Import Duties on Bangladesh’s Handset Market

The handset industry in Bangladesh has scaled rapidly over the last decade with 160.8 million total mobile subscribers at the end of May 2019.…

Qualcomm Snapdragon 765 5G 865 5G

Post Event Coverage: Day 1 Snapdragon Tech Summit :: Qualcomm Accelerates Its 5G Efforts with New Mobile Platforms

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Tech Summit 2019 kicked off on 3rd December in Maui. Qualcomm has billed it as the largest launch event of the year for the…

Three Key Takeaways from Xiaomi Third Quarter Earnings Call

Xiaomi announced its third-quarter results recently. Xiaomi is having a mixed 2019 with only moderate  growth (2% YoY) in its smartphone business…

INFOGRAPHIC: Q3-2019 | MOBILE MARKET MONITOR

Our Q3-2019 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one Infographic in each quarter to summarize the handset and smartphone market…

OnePlus

Indian Premium Smartphone Shipments Reached a Record High in Q3 2019; OnePlus Continues to Lead the Segment

India's smartphone shipments in the premium segment (≥₹30,000 or roughly ≥US$493 retail price) grew 66% YoY to reach an all-time record high in Q3…

Will a Foldable Razr Revive Motorola’s Fortunes?

The Pioneer Motorola, once the most iconic American technology company globally with a heritage dating back to 1920s has gone through a series of ups…

Samsung Note 10 5G

5G-Enabled Platforms Will Proliferate in 2020

Months ago, when the first batch of 5G capable smartphones were being introduced, there was a mounting concern that high prices will discourage…