Indonesia’s Q2 2022 Smartphone Shipments Decline 11% YoY as Macro and Currency Issues Hobble Low-End Segments

Indonesia’s Q2 2022 smartphone shipments declined 11% YoY to fall below 9.4m units The broad preference for budget, sub-$150 devices made Indonesia…

Consumption of Indian Semiconductor Components to Climb to $300 Billion During 2021-2026

Mobile and wearables, IT and industrial segments currently contribute around 80% of the semiconductor revenues in India. ‘Make in India’ and…

Foldable Smartphone Shipments to hit 16 million units in 2022, up 73% YoY

Foldable Smartphone Shipments to Hit 16 Million Units in 2022, Up 73% YoY

Foldables continue to be the fastest growing smartphone product category this year. We expect their shipments to grow 73% YoY in 2022 to 16 million…

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China Smartphone Sales Hit New Low in Q2 2022; HONOR Bucks the Trend, Doubles Sales

China’s smartphone sales hit a fresh low in Q2 2022 to reach less than half of the sales of the historical peak in Q4 2016. The last time the sales…

Global Smartphone Sales Fall Below 100Mn Units in May

Only second time sales dip below 100mn units in almost 10 years  New Delhi, Seoul, Boston, Denver, Taipei, Beijing, London, Toronto, Hong Kong – June…

Bangladesh Smartphone Market Declined 7% YoY in Q1 2022; Samsung Takes Top Spot

New Delhi, Seoul, Hong Kong, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego – June 28th, 2022 Bangladesh’s smartphone market shipments declined 7% YoY in…

Smartphone Cameras Continue Steep Advances as Software Drives Innovation In New Directions

Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – June 8, 2022 Counterpoint Research hosts webinar around innovation in smartphone…

Philippines Smartphone Shipments Down 5% YoY in Q1 2022 on Supply Issues, COVID-19 in China

Philippines Smartphone Shipments Down 5% YoY in Q1 2022 on Supply Issues, COVID-19 in China

The Philippines smartphone shipments decreased 5% YoY and 13% QoQ in Q1 2022. Samsung led the market with a 26.4% share, followed by realme at 21%,…

Thailand Smartphone Shipments Down 10% YoY in Q1 2022 on Sluggish Economy, Supply Constraints

Thailand Smartphone Shipments Down 10% YoY in Q1 2022 on Sluggish Economy, Supply Constraints

Samsung’s well-planned distribution in Thailand helped it take the lead with an 18.7% market share in Q1 2022, followed by OPPO with 17.4%. A…

Vietnam Smartphone Shipments Down 3% YoY in Q1 2022; Xiaomi Becomes Second-biggest Brand

Vietnam Smartphone Shipments Down 3% YoY in Q1 2022; Xiaomi Becomes Second-biggest Brand

Vietnam’s smartphone shipments decreased 3% YoY and 12% QoQ in Q1 2022. Samsung led the market with a 30.8% share, followed by Xiaomi at 20.6%, OPPO…

India Smartphone Market Q1 2022

Supply-hit India Smartphone Shipments Decline in Jan-Mar

Xiaomi led the market in Q1 2022 (January-March) with a 23% shipment share. The brand reached its highest ever retail ASP, registering 24% YoY…

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China Q1 2022 Smartphone Sales Drop 14% YoY to Test 2020 Levels; HONOR Registers Highest YoY Growth

vivo led the market in Q1 2022, capturing a 20% share, followed by OPPO (18%) and Apple (18%). HONOR was China’s fastest-growing OEM (167% YoY) in…

Nigeria Smartphone Sales up 81% YoY in 2021; TECNO Retains Top Position

TECNO saw annual growth of 65%, retaining its top position for the fifth consecutive year. Nearly 3 in 4 smartphones sold in 2021 were LTE enabled.…

Global Semiconductor Shortage Likely to Ease Significantly in H2 2022

Global Semiconductor Shortage Likely to Ease Significantly in H2 2022 Despite China Lockdowns

London, Hong Kong, Boston, Toronto, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – April 20, 2022 Global semiconductor chip shortages are likely to continue…

Global Refurbished Smartphone Market Beats Expectations Grows 15% YoY

Global Refurbished Smartphone Market Beats Expectations, Grows 15% YoY

Apple maintained its lead in the secondary market even as Samsung inched closer. ASPs (average selling prices) of refurbished smartphones increased…

50MP Image Sensors to Retain Growth Momentum in 2022

Beijing, Boston, San Diego, Buenos Aires, London, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul – April 6, 2022 Huawei’s P40 series was the first to use 50MP image…

Counterpoint Research Saudi Arabia Smartphone Market 2021

Saudi Arabia Smartphone Sales Cross Pre-pandemic Levels

Saudi Arabia’s smartphone market grew 49% YoY in 2021, a 14% increase from the pre-pandemic 2019. Samsung led the market despite losing share. Apple…

Motorola Emerges as US’ #3 Smartphone OEM in 2021 for First Time

This is the first time ever that Motorola has become the #3 OEM in the US for a full year. Motorola has been one of the biggest gainers from LG’s…