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Online Channel Share in the Chinese Smartphone Market Declines in Q1 2019

JD.com and Tmall.com accounted for 70% of the online smartphone marketplace, but their market shares declined slightly    New Delhi, Hong Kong,…

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AMD Ready to Shake Up The Mobile GPU Market

It is extremely rare these days when a corporate announcement catches everyone by surprise. But in early June, AMD and Samsung shocked the tech…

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Growth in Smartphone AP Market to Return Only in 2020

The slowdown in the global smartphone market has affected all stakeholders. Those in the smartphone supply chain and application processors (AP) have…

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Smartphone OEMs are Keen on Enhancing Camera Megapixels

Global smartphone sell-in volumes in Q1 2019 fell for a sixth consecutive quarter, according to the latest data from Counterpoint Research. As a…

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Can Huawei’s Success Story in China’s Premium Segment Continue?

In Q1 2019, Huawei overtook Apple as the second largest smartphone brand globally. In China, Huawei has remained the number one smartphone brand…

Premium Smartphone Market Collapses 8% in Q1 2019, After Apple Shipments Drop 20%

Apple’s declining shipments has pulled down the global smartphone premium segment. Data from Counterpoint Research’s Market Monitor Service for Q1…

Smartphone Growth in Emerging Markets Will Continue in 2019

Recently, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) projected that economic growth in emerging markets, during 2019, will be faster (4.7%) than developed…

Global Smartphone Shipments Market Share Q1 2019

INFOGRAPHIC: Q1-2019 | MOBILE MARKET MONITOR

Our Q1-2019 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one Infographic in each quarter to summarize the handset and smartphone market…

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Analyzing the Impact of the US Trade Ban on Huawei’s Smartphone Business

The US trade ban on Huawei has come as expected. The US has put Huawei on the “Entity List”, which prohibits it from buying or selling anything from…

Will Huawei’s Extraordinary Growth Story in LATAM Come to a Grinding Halt?

Huawei has been building momentum in LATAM with record volumes and a growth of 51% year-on-year (YoY) during 2018. Its growth came at a time when the…

5G Rollout in Korea – The First Month

It has been a little over a month since the three major carriers in Korea - SK Telecom, KT and LGU+ - took the country into the 5G era by launching…

Bezos’ Broadband Satellite Dream – Will It Ever Get off the Ground?

Amazon is joining a long list of companies planning constellations consisting of hundreds and thousands of satellites with the stated aim of…

Key Takeaways from the Big 5G Event

Hearing from the major players within the 5G ecosystem, it is easy to be overcome by the hype and promises of 5G. When talking one-on-one with the…

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Chinese Operators are Racing to Commercialize 5G Services

As the world moves towards the era of 5G, Chinese carriers are the forefront of mobile communication evolution for the first time. Since the issue of…

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Emerging Memory Supplier YMTC to Challenge Global Leaders such as Samsung, SK Hynix & Western Digital in Next Five Years

In 2018, the global NAND flash market reached US$58 billion. Mobile phones and PCs account for 42.1% and 16.2% of the overall NAND market demand,…

Triple Camera Penetration Among Smartphones To Cross 50% by 2021

The smartphone industry is highly dynamic. In 2018, more than half of the smartphones sold globally had two or more cameras. Counterpoint identified…

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The Top 10 Best-Selling Smartphones in China and the World in 2018

The global economy was in turmoil in 2018. Both the global and the Chinese manufacturing industry were suffering, and trade growth slowed down. Not…

Quick Takes from Apple’s Q2 FY19 Earnings Call

With waning iPhone sales and increasing revenues from services and wearables, here are three short takes on Apple's Q2 FY19 earnings call: iPhone…