China’s Q4 2021 Smartphone Shipments Fall 11% YoY; HONOR #2 for First Time as Momentum Builds

HONOR reached the second position for the first time after becoming an independent company. It also showed strong momentum at the beginning of 2022…

Key Southeast Asian Countries’ Smartphone Shipments Cross Pre-pandemic Levels in 2021; Xiaomi, realme, Apple Achieve Highest Ever Volumes

Key Southeast Asian Countries’ Smartphone Shipments Cross Pre-pandemic Levels in 2021; Xiaomi, realme, Apple Achieve Highest Ever Volumes

Key Southeast Asian countries’ (Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines and Vietnam) smartphone shipments were highest ever in a calendar year in 2021,…

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Vietnam Smartphone Shipments Double QoQ in Q4 2021, Up 15% YoY; Samsung Retains Top Spot

Vietnam’s smartphone shipments soared 104% QoQ in Q4 2021. Samsung retained the top spot, capturing 28% share, followed by vivo (18%) and OPPO(17%).…

Europe Smartphone Market Gains 8% YoY in 2021; But COVID-19 Recovery Comes Up Short

London, Boston, Toronto, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – January 31, 2022 2021 was another rollercoaster year for the European smartphone market.…

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Samsung Takes Semiconductor Crown From Intel in 2021

London, Hong Kong, Boston, Toronto, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – January 28, 2022 Semiconductor industry went through significant structural…

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US Smartphone Sales Remain Flat YoY in Q4 2021 Due to Shortages of Premium Flagships

Los Angeles, Buenos Aires, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Montreal, Denver, Hong Kong, Beijing, Seoul – January 28, 2022 US smartphone sales remained…

Global Annual Smartphone Market Grew for the First Time Since 2017; Record Annual Shipments for Apple

Global smartphone shipments grew 4% YoY to reach 1.39 billion units in 2021. Q4 2021 shipments declined 6% YoY to reach 371 million units. Samsung…

Apple iPhone is No. 1 in China for 6 Consecutive Weeks Now

- iPhone 13 series drives success for Apple in China. - Reduced prices of the iPhone 12 series also well received. London, San Diego, New Delhi,…

realme Was the Fastest Growing 5G Android Smartphone Brand in Q3 2021

realme’s 5G sales grew the fastest, at 831% YoY in Q3 2021, followed by OPPO (165% YoY) and vivo (147% YoY) Beijing, Seoul, Taipei, London, Boston,…

Counterpoint Research Glance's Active User Base Crosses 160 Million in India in Q3 2021

Glance’s Active User Base Crosses 160 Million in India

Close to 30% of Indian smartphone users are now active on Glance, finds Counterpoint Research Study Glance's active user base reaches 163 million in…

Mexico Smartphone Market Surges in Q3 2021 Amid Component Shortages

Mexico Smartphone Market Surges in Q3 2021 Amid Component Shortages

Mexico’s smartphone market saw 13.3% YoY and 14.2% QoQ growth in Q3 2021. Motorola led the market with a 23.9% share. Buenos Aires, New Delhi, Hong…

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MediaTek Leads Smartphone SoC Shipments in Q3 2021; UNISOC Reaches Double-digit Share

Qualcomm grew 9% QoQ due to dual sourcing from foundries. UNISOC market share entered double digits at 10%. Qualcomm led the 5G baseband market…

Samsung Regains SEA Smartphone Top Spot With 23% Share

Samsung Regains SEA Smartphone Top Spot With 23% Share

Hong Kong, London, Boston, Toronto, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – December 8, 2021 Southeast Asia saw an 11% YoY dip in its smartphone…

Apple Becomes Largest Smartphone Brand in China in October 2021

Apple became the #1 smartphone brand in China for the first time since December 2015. At 46% MoM, Apple saw the highest growth among all major…

Vietnam Smartphone Shipments Down 28% YoY in Q3 2021 on COVID-19

Hong Kong, London, Boston, Toronto, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – November 25, 2021 Vietnam’s smartphone shipments witnessed a 28% YoY decrease…

Samsung Regains Top Position in Philippines Smartphone Market in Q3 2021

Hong Kong, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul, New Delhi, London, Boston, Toronto – November 24, 2021 The Philippines smartphone market saw a 9% YoY decline in…

Thailand Smartphone Shipments in Q3 2021 Dropped 14% YoY But 5G Shipments Are Highest Ever

Hong Kong, London, Boston, Toronto, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – November 22, 2021 Thailand’s smartphone shipments decreased by 14% YoY in Q3…

Indonesia Smartphone Shipments Drop 6% YoY in Q3 2021 on COVID-19, Supply Challenges

Indonesia Smartphone Shipments Drop 6% YoY in Q3 2021 on COVID-19, Supply Challenges

Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – November 18, 2021 Indonesia’s smartphone shipments declined 6% YoY in Q3 2021 mainly due…