Samsung A Series Gets an Unglamourous but Important Update

Samsung has unveiled its latest A Series smartphones in Europe: the Galaxy A33 and Galaxy A53. It was one of the more low-key events of the year so…

Counterpoint Research Glance Active User Base Surges To 173 million In Q4 2021; Further Boost Expected In 2022 From New OEM Deals

Glance Active User Base Surges To 173 million In Q4 2021; Further Boost Expected In 2022 From New OEM Deals

Glance active users grew 24% from 140 million in Q1 2021 to reach 173 million in Q4 2021 Two-thirds of newly launched smartphones in Q4 2021 had…

Global 5G Smartphone Sales Penetration Surpassed 4G for First Time in January 2022

London, San Diego, New Delhi, Beijing, Buenos Aires, Seoul, Hong Kong – March 16, 2022 Sales penetration of 5G-capable smartphones reached 51%…

realme Emerges as Fastest-growing Major* 5G Brand Globally in Q4 2021

With a 165% YoY growth in Q4 2021, realme’s 5G smartphone shipments grew the most among all major* 5G brands. This growth was fuelled by key…

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Android Smartphone SoC Market: MediaTek Leads in Low-Mid Tiers, Qualcomm in Upper

The global Android smartphone AP (Application Processor)/SoC (System on Chip) sales grew 3.6% YoY in 2021, according to the latest research from…

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New iPhone SE 5G to Open Up More Mid-End Segments Across Key Regions

Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – March 9, 2022 Apple just announced its new iPhone SE smartphone at its online Peek…

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Infographic: Q4 2021 | Semiconductors

Semiconductor Top 7 by revenues, Q4 2021: Samsung took the lead in 2021 with a strong DRAM and NAND flash market performance at the expense of…

Apple Captures 7 Spots in 2021 List for Global Top 10 Smartphones

London, San Diego, New Delhi, Beijing, Buenos Aires, Seoul, Hong Kong – March 8, 2022 The top 10 best-selling smartphone models contributed 19% to…

Infographic: Q4-2021 | Smartphones | Mobile Market Monitor

Our Q4 2021 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one infographic each quarter to summarize the smartphone market activities in a…

Bangladesh Smartphone Market Registers Highest Ever Shipments in 2021

Bangladesh’s smartphone market grew 11% YoY in 2021 to register its highest ever shipments. The market was led by realme with a 17% share. At 82%…

Global Smartphone Revenue Hits Record ~$450 Billion in 2021; Apple Captures Highest Ever Share in Q4 2021

Apple led the global smartphone market revenues in 2021 with annual revenue of $196 billion. The top five smartphone brands contributed more than…

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Qualcomm Gains Share in Smartphone AP/SoC Shipments in Q4 2021; MediaTek Continues to Lead

Qualcomm’s share reached 30% driven by the premium tier. UNISOC had a strong Q4 with its share reaching 11%. Qualcomm led the 5G baseband market…

Europe’s Fastest Growing Smartphone Brand realme Helping Drive Europe’s COVID Recovery

London, Hong Kong, Boston, Toronto, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – February 23, 2022 The European smartphone market is slowly on the road to…

Innovation Talk: Powering Up Smartphone Batteries With Features & Material Innovation

Counterpoint Research hosts speakers from DXOMARK, Xiaomi, Qualcomm and Sila Nanotechnologies to discuss the key trends in smartphone batteries. Some…

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…

Philippines Smartphone Shipments up 5% YoY in 2021; Samsung Takes No.1 Spot With Stronger Supply Chain

Philippines’ smartphone shipments increased 5% YoY in 2021 but decreased 10% YoY in Q4 2021. Samsung led the market in 2021 with a 22.4% share,…

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…

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Global Smartphone Shipments Share – Last Eight Years of Winners & Losers

Source : Counterpoint Research Market Monitor Brand 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Samsung 24% 22% 21% 20% 19% 20% 19% 20% Apple 15%…