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OnePlus 8T: Some Upgrades and a Robust Charger

This week, OnePlus launched its mid-year refresh model in the OnePlus 8 series, the OnePlus 8T. OnePlus has released “T” models since the OnePlus 3T…

Samsung smartphones rebound in July-August, widen gap with other brands

Samsung Smartphones Rebound in July-August, Widen Gap With Other Brands

• After losing its crown in April, Samsung has rebuilt its market share. • The company has also recaptured the top spot in India. Seoul, Hong Kong,…

Online Smartphone Sales Sustain Growth in UK, Germany, Spain

Survey: Online Smartphone Sales Sustain Growth in UK, Germany, Spain

While a cheaper deal is important, UK smartphone consumers are looking at convenience (55%) most, even after COVID-19. Consumers in Germany and…

Germany Smartphone Sales Plunge 27% in Q2 2020; Apple, Xiaomi Gain

Germany Smartphone Sales Plunge 27% in Q2 2020; Apple, Xiaomi Gain

The Germany smartphone market had the worst quarter at the height of COVID-19, with sales plunging 27% from a year earlier. However, the market now…

Will Higher (Above 90Hz) Refresh Rate Screen Become a Standard Feature?

Will Higher (Above 90Hz) Refresh Rate Screen Become a Standard Feature?

As smartphone market is saturated, companies are trying to differentiate their products through various specifications. Display size, Pixel per inch…

US Smartphone Recovery Continues in July; Key Entry Devices are Launched

The US market continues to see sell-through volumes recover after the tremendous slow down seen in April and May due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The US…

Counterpoint Research-Survey -60% in Spain to Cut Budget for Next Smartphone

Survey: 60% in Spain to Cut Budget for Next Smartphone

45% of the respondents will cut down their budget for the next smartphone by more than 10%. Nearly 60% of the respondents will wait longer than usual…

Survey Report: 60% of Consumers in Spain to Cut Budget for Next Smartphone

Survey Report: 60% of Consumers in Spain to Cut Budget for Next Smartphone

Overview To understand the latest smartphone consumer behavior, we conducted a multi-country consumer research study (including Spain). The responses…

Qualcomm Leads Market Despite Losing Share to HiSilicon In Q2 2020

Qualcomm Leads Market Despite Losing Share to HiSilicon In Q2 2020

Huawei shipments in China increased, leading to a decline in Qualcomm market share. The tightening of restrictions on Huawei will hit HiSilicon…

UK: One-Fourth of the Respondents Are Interested in Spending $600 and Above on Their Next Smartphone

UK: One-Fourth of the Respondents Are Interested in Spending $600 and Above on Their Next Smartphone

Overview: To understand the latest consumer behavior, we conducted a multi-country consumer research study (including UK). This report covered…

Indonesia Smartphone Market Sales Register 20% YoY Decline in Q2 2020, Online Market Share Hits All-time High of 19%

Indonesia Smartphone Market Sales Register 20% YoY Decline in Q2 2020, Online Market Share Hits All-time High of 19%

The smartphone market in Indonesia declined 9% QoQ in Q2 2020. Vivo led the market with 21.2% share, followed by OPPO (20.6%) and Samsung (19.6%).…

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Huawei’s Struggles in European Telecoms

It has been a tough year for Huawei. And things will only get tougher. In July, the UK government announced that UK carriers are banned from…

LATAM Smartphone Shipments Fall 36% YoY in Q2 2020 on COVID-19

Online sales more than doubled in the region. Motorola's share increased by 7.1 percentage points. Smartphone shipments in LATAM declined 19.5%……

Counterpoint Infographics Q2 2020 Mobile Market Monitor

INFOGRAPHIC: Q2-2020 | MOBILE MARKET MONITOR

Our Q2-2020 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one Infographic in each quarter to summarize the mobile handset market activities in…

Online Smartphone Sales to Hit a New High Amid COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, online channels for smartphone sales are benefiting from the change in buying patterns, according to the latest…

Smartphone ODMs See 12% YoY Growth in 1H 2020 Under Severe Market Headwinds

San Diego, Buenos Aires, London, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Beijing, Taiwan, Seoul 28 August 2020 Smartphone shipments from ODM/IDH (Original Design…

realme’s SEA smartphone shipments grew fastest in Q2 at 141% YoY, despite a declining market

realme entered the top 5 brands in all key SEA markets (Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam) for…

Russia Smartphone Channel Share Q2 2020

Russia Online Smartphone Sales Highest Ever in Q2 2020

M.Video-Eldorado led online smartphone sales with a 35% market share during Q2 2020 Total online smartphone market share reached its highest ever…