Counterpoint China Smartphone Sales to Fall in Q1 2020 Due To nCoV (Novel Coronavirus) Epidemic

China Smartphone Sales to Dramatically Fall in Q1 2020 Under the Shadow of nCoV (Novel Coronavirus) Epidemic

Within a couple of months, the COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) that emerged from the city of Wuhan has spread across China and the world. It bears some…

Counterpoint Secure Smartphone Research

One-Third of Global Smartphones Sold in 2019 Had Embedded Hardware Security, Apple leads with 42% Market Share

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego Feb 12th, 2020 Apple and Huawei implement embedded hardware security through a…

Counterpoint Samsung Captured 43% of Global 5G Smartphone Sales in 2019

Samsung Captured 43% of Global 5G Smartphone Sales in 2019

Samsung led with healthy sell-through globally. Huawei was second and kickstarted a wave of 5G sales in China in Q4 2019.  New Delhi, Hong Kong,…

Counterpoint Samsung Galaxy S Series Sales

Specs, Pricing to Help Next-Gen Samsung Galaxy S20 Continue Growth Trend

Powerful cameras, competitive pricing key selling pointsThree models likely for the initial lineupLTE variant possible for less-developed markets New…

Counterpoint Global Smartphone Market – Apple Gained Top Spot in Q4 2019; Huawei Surpassed Apple

Global Smartphone Market – Apple Gained the Top Spot in Q4 2019 While Huawei Surpassed Apple to Become the Second-Largest Brand in CY 2019

Global smartphone market returns to quarterly growth (3% YoY) in Q4 2019, but declined (1% YoY) in 2019 overall Apple iPhone shipments grew in 11%…

Counterpoint India Smartphone Market Q4 2019

India Surpassed the USA to Become the Second Largest Smartphone Market in the World Reaching 158 Million Shipments in 2019

Xiaomi continues to capture the number one position for the second successive year. realme (255%), Vivo (76%), Asus (67%) and OnePlus (29%) were the…

Counterpoint realme Enters Top 5 Smartphone Brand in Spain

realme Enters Top 5 Smartphone Brand in Spain

London, Hong Kong, Seoul, San Diego, Buenos Aires, New Delhi, Mumbai – December 30th, 2019 realme, the fastest growing smartphone brand globally…

Smartphones With AMOLED Displays Are Set to Surpass 600 Million in Unit Sales in 2020

AMOLED Smartphone sales will grow 46% YoY in 2020 driven by an increased mix of Flexible OLED smartphones in $300-$500 price tier Top five…

Chinese Brands Reached Highest Ever Share in Philippines Market in Q3 2019

Samsung led the Philippines smartphone market with 21% share. realme and Vivo were the fastest growing brands. New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul, London,…

Counterpoint MEA Smartphone Market Share Q3 2019

MEA Smartphone Market Growth Slows in Q3 2019

New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Beijing, San Diego, Buenos Aires – November 28, 2019 MEA smartphone market grew just 2% YoY in Q3 2019. 2 out…

Counterpoint LTE/5G Private Networks

LTE/5G Private Networks – Devices Availability Key to Growth in Unlicensed Spectrum

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego November 27th, 2019 The availability of shared and unlicensed spectrum bands…

Apple Grew 17% YoY in Canada Defying the Global iPhone Sales Trend

Apple’s global sales declined 6% YoY, but it grew volumes 17% YoY and 36% QoQ in Q3 2019 in Canada. This was largely driven by the introduction of…

Counterpoint LATAM Smartphone Market Q3 2019

LATAM Smartphone Market Returned to Growth in Q3 2019

Samsung leads the smartphone market in LATAM with 40% share. Huawei returns to growth and remains the third-largest smartphone brand. New Delhi,…

Top Five Smartphone Brands in Indonesia Captured a Record 84% Share During Q3 2019

The Indonesia smartphone market grew 7% annually in Q3 2019. realme grew a healthy 38% sequentially in only its fourth quarter since launching. The…

Global Smartphone Shipments Reached 380 Million Units, Showing Signs of Market Recovery

Samsung led the market with 21% share, strong demand for A & Note series

Huawei Captured a Record 40% Share in Chinese Smartphone Market in Q3 2019

China Smartphone shipments fell 6% annually The top five brands captured a record 92% share. Beijing, Hong Kong, Seoul, San Diego, Buenos Aires,…

Top Five Smartphone Brands in Nigeria Capture a Record 84% Share in Q2 2019

Tecno reached its highest ever share in Nigeria in Q2 2019. Combined, Chinese brands had a market share of 67%, the highest ever. New Delhi, Hong…

Samsung and OPPO Stimulated Smartphone Shipments of ODMs in H1 2019 EMS Dropped Due to iPhones’ Decline

Shipments from EMS companies declined due to the drop in iPhone volumes Longcheer overtook Huaqin for the first time in the smartphone ODM/IDH…