Thailand Smartphone Shipments Grow 3% YoY in 2021 OPPO Takes Top Spot as Multiple Brands Hit Their Highest Ever Shipments

Thailand Smartphone Shipments Grow 3% YoY in 2021; OPPO Takes Top Spot

Thailand’s smartphone market saw a flattish 3% YoY growth in 2021. Shipments bounced back in Q4 2021 to meet YoY levels after a low-performing Q3…

Despite Global Component Shortages, Qualcomm Dec Quarter Revenues Hit New High of $10.7 Billion

Qualcomm recorded a very strong December quarter with revenues of $10.7 billion, an increase of 30% YoY. The company had a record QCT quarter despite…

iPhone 13 Helps Apple Break Many December Quarter Records

iPhone 13 Helps Apple Break Many December Quarter Records

Apple posted a record December quarter which included record revenues, record installed base, tremendous growth in all business units (exception:…

Global Smartphone ASP

Smartphone Price Observations for 2021 and Outlook for 2022

Global inflation of goods due to supply chain issues, rising energy prices, labor shortages and higher input costs has also made an impact on the…

realme Key to Europe’s Affordable 5G Smartphone Growth

5G is growing rapidly in Europe. 5G sales in the region more than doubled over 2020 and accounted for half of all smartphone sales in Q3 2021 (up…

TSMC to Boost Capex in 2022 Driven by 5G Applications, High Performance Computing

TSMC has announced a capital spending of $40-44 billion for 2022 keeping in view its massive new fab construction plans. This is above the industry…

Sales on Largest Shopping Days of 2021 Give Glimpse Into 2022

Counterpoint Research analysts had interesting takeaways from the largest shopping days of 2021. These insights highlight some major trends of 2021…

Electronics Waste

E-waste Management Needs Push from Industry, Consumer, Govt

Electronic items discarded as waste by the world weighed over 50 million tonnes in 2019, the most recent year for which data is available. This is a…

Infographic: Q3 2021 | Semiconductors

Semiconductor Top 7 by revenues, Q3 2021: Intel and Broadcom are two companies reported QoQ revenue decline in top 7 SK Hynix and Micron reported…

Online Channels Now Dominate India Smartphone Market_Survey

Online Channels Now Dominate India Smartphone Market: Survey

The extended presence of COVID-19, especially the high number of casualties during its second wave in 2021, has given a sharp turn to digitization in…

Xiaomi’s Smartphone Strategy Under Scanner

Xiaomi’s Smartphone Strategy Under Scanner

Xiaomi’s numbers for the third quarter show the impact of the ongoing global component shortages on its balance sheet. Revenues grew just 0.5% YoY…

Infographic Q3-2021 Mobile Market Monitor

INFOGRAPHIC: Q3 2021 | MOBILE MARKET MONITOR

Overview: Our Q3 2021 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one infographic each quarter to summarize the mobile handset market…

Thailand Telecom Key Implications of TRUE Dtac Merger

Thailand Telecom: Key Implications of TRUE-Dtac Merger

AIS, TRUE and Dtac are Thailand’s three biggest telecom operators. With the merger of TRUE and Dtac, the new entity will be the No. 1 operator in…

Vietnam Covid, offline, empty street

Vietnam Offline Channels Successfully Embracing Online

Vietnam’s mobile phone market is dominated by offline distribution channels. However, responding to the changing times, offline channels have been…

Telecom, E-commerce Central to China’s Renewed Focus on Southeast Asia

Telecom, E-commerce Central to China’s Renewed Focus on Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia holds great potential for growth in the technology and e-commerce sectors. It has a comparatively young and tech-savvy demographic…

Smartphone Online Sales

Online Smartphone Sales in Key SEA Countries at Record High in Aug

Southeast Asia (SEA) has been facing a fresh wave of COVID-19 for the past three months. While the cases are coming down in most of the region, full…

Apple Captures 75% of Global Handset Market Operating Profit in Q2 2021

The dynamics of the top global handset OEMs keep changing from a shipment point of view, as we saw with Xiaomi becoming the second-highest selling…

No Let-up in India Refurbished Smartphone Market Boom

No Let-up in India Refurbished Smartphone Market Boom

India is a booming market for pre-owned smartphones. The market showed its potential in 2019 when it grew the most globally. Even in 2020, the second…