China Smartphone Subsidy Outlook

Despite the Government’s subsidy policy, subsidy plans in the Chinese market have increased in 2017. Total Operator Subsidy in the market will rise…

One in Two Smartphones Sold Globally Sports a TLC NAND Flash Memory Solution

Overview: The smartphone has become one of the most important devices in the world today, There is a rising need to incorporate greater storage…

Infographic: Q4-2015 | Mobile Market Monitor

Our Q4-2015 Market Monitor report has been published. We update one infographic in each quarter to summarize handset and smartphone market activities…

Top 100 smartphones sold in the Top 5 markets in 2015 Q3

According to Counterpoint Research Top 5 markets contributed more than half of the total shipment share in 2015 Q3 which include countries from…

USB Type C Penetration in Smartphones

USB type C adapters penetration in 2015 were mostly driven by Chinese players like LeTV, OnePlus, Xiaomi, QiKU, and Nexus smartphones. In 2016 we…

Fingerprint Sensor Penetration in Smartphones

Apple has been the key driver in the fingerprint sensor penetration since it first adopted it in 2013. In 2016 we expect most flagship smartphones to…

Monthly Market Pulse – February 2016

Please find herewith the February 2016 edition of the Counterpoint Research Market Pulse covering the global sales in January 2016. Overview: Some of…

Enter the Dragon: Chinese Brands Growth in India

As the growth options in China market are almost maxed out for Chinese brands, India, thus presents them with the only sizeable opportunity for them…

Market Monitor 2015Q4: LTE Shipments Reach 300 Million Mark

The global mobile phone industry shipped over half a billion mobile phones in Q4 2015. The smartphone segment grew (6% YoY). Geographies such as…

Vendor Share Forecast 1Q 2016-4Q 2017: LTE & Emerging Markets the Major Growth Drivers

Counterpoint’s Market Outlook provides short and long range forecasts of the total addressable market size in both volume and value. In this report…

Xiaomi’s Services Strategy Blossoming

We have been closely tracking and have extensively covered Xiaomi's business which primarily has been smartphones. Xiaomi is the world's fourth…

India a manufacturing hub for Mobile phones

India is slowly converting into a major manufacturing hub for mobile phones companies. Foreign handset vendors such as Nokia, Samsung, and LG have…