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%…

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%).…

Global Smartphone Shipments 2011-2021

Global Smartphone Shipments 2011 – 2021

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Whitepaper – L.E.A.D.E.R – eSIM Adoption Opportunities & Benchmarking

Amdocs Unveils Industry Benchmark for eSIM Revolution The L.E.A.D.E.R. framework – published in a joint white paper with Counterpoint Research, sets…

Whitepaper – L.E.A.D.E.R – eSIM Adoption Opportunities & Benchmarking

Amdocs Unveils Industry Benchmark for eSIM Revolution The L.E.A.D.E.R. framework – published in a joint white paper with Counterpoint Research, sets…

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…

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…

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:…