Global Smartphone Market Declines for The First Time in CY 2018

Q4 2018 Smartphone Shipments Declines 7%; Fifth Consecutive Quarter of Smartphone Decline Chinese Players HOVX (Huawei, OPPO, vivo, Xiaomi) Continue…

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US Market Sell-Through Drops 10% YoY in 4Q18

US Market Sell-Through Drops 10% YoY in 4Q18 Longer smartphone holding periods, falling upgrade percentages, and an improving refurb/repair ecosystem…

Despite a China Market Decline, Huawei Reaches 25% Market Share in 2018

Beijing, Hong Kong, Seoul, San Diego, Buenos Aires, London, New Delhi – Jan 28th, 2019 Sales volume fell by more than 10% in the fourth quarter and…

India Handset Market Saw New Category Leaders in Both Feature Phone and Smartphone Segment in 2018

Xiaomi leads the India smartphone market, but Reliance Jio leads in both feature phones and the overall handset market Overall India mobile phone…

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Meet Counterpoint at the reCommerce Expo

Counterpoint will be attending the reCommerce Expo on February 1 Our Research Director Neil Shah will be attending the reCommerce Expo, 2019. He will…

iPhone X

Premium Smartphones Grew 18% in 2018 Despite the Global Smartphone Market Slowdown

Apple leads the premium segment with over half the market, followed by Samsung. Huawei almost doubled its market share (10%) in the premium segment…

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Samsung and Huawei Capture 60% of the Smartphone Market in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka smartphone market declined 11% YoY during Q3 2018 Sri Lanka smartphone segment contributed to 45% of the total mobile phone market…

Festive Season India

Online Channels Accounted to a Record Half of All the Smartphones Sold During Indian Diwali Festive Season

Top three smartphone brands captured 57% of the India festive sales volumes dominated by Xiaomi, Samsung and Realme. Xiaomi dominated the festive…

Economic Instability Is Taking a Toll on the LATAM Smartphone Market

Chinese OEMs continues to gain traction in the region    New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Beijing, San Diego, Buenos Aires – November 23st, 2018…

Transsion Group’s Smartphone Market Share Reaches Its Highest Ever in Nigeria in 3Q 2018

Transsion Group (Tecno, Itel and Infinix) recorded its highest ever share in the smartphone segment in a single quarter. Samsung captured #1…

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Smartphones to Show -1% Growth in 2018

The smartphone market will experience an annual decline for the first time in history Seoul, London, San Diego, Mumbai, Hong Kong, Buenos Aires –…

Oppo, Xiaomi and Vivo Reached Their Highest Ever Shipments in a Single Quarter, Despite a Global Slowdown

iPhone helps Apple to record 3rd quarter revenue even as shipments remain flat YoY Huawei  holds on to 2nd position for the second consecutive…

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India’s Smartphone Shipments Reached an All-Time High During Q3 2018

Smartphone market grew 24% QoQ and 5% YoY driven by strong shipments ahead of the festive season. Four of the top five brands (Xiaomi, Samsung, Vivo…

Huawei Topples Apple to Become the Second Largest Brand in Russia During Q2 2018

Huawei was also the fastest growing brand (240%) followed by Xiaomi (135%) and Bright and Quick (104%). Smartphone sales grew a healthy 25% YoY…

iPhone X

iPhone X Drove Apple’s “Revenue Super Cycle”

Cumulative shipments for iPhone X reached 63 Million units by end of Aug 2018 lower than iPhone 6 for similar period since launch but on track to be…

Philippines Smartphone Market Returns to Growth in Q2 2018

Huawei (404%) and vivo (106%) were the fastest growing brands in Philippines during the quarter. Huawei enters the top five smartphone brands for the…

USA: Online Smartphone Sales Remain Strong at 13% of Total Sales in Q2 2018; Prime Exclusives by Amazon Drive Sales

Apple iPhones remain the most popular models across both online and offline channels. San Diego, Buenos Aires, London, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Beijing,…

LATAM Smartphone Market Reached Highest Ever ASP in 2Q18

Growth during the quarter was led by OEMs’ aggressive sell-in.    New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Beijing, San Diego, Buenos Aires –August 21st,…