South Africa Local Smartphone Brands Grew 33% YoY in 2018

Top five smartphone brands captured nearly 80% of the South African market during the year. Mobicel was the fastest growing smartphone brand in South…

Apple Launches New AirPods With Longer Talk Time, Wireless Charging

AirPods seem to have overcome any early skepticism. According to a report earlier this month by Counterpoint Research, Apple sold about 35 million…

50 Million Global Street Lights Expected to Be Connected by 2023

Street lighting forms the largest network of powered devices in the world. As they get digitized and fitted with sensors and control technologies,…

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A Record 28% of All Smartphones Were Sold Through Online Channel in Q4 2018 in China

JD is the top online platform for smartphone sales with 50% channel share Honor overtakes Xiaomi to become the leading brand by sales volume in the…

True Wireless Hearables Sales to Climb To 129 Million Units Globally by 2020

Apple will continue to dominate the market. However, Samsung, Huawei, and traditional wireless headset manufacturers will grow alongside new……

Global Refurbished Smartphone Market Growth Slows to 1% in 2018

The secondary industry was affected by the 11% drop in new smartphone sales in key supply countries such as China and the United States leading to a…

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Chinese Smartphone Sales Keep on Falling — That’s Likely Bad News for Apple

"Apple and Xiaomi continue to be the biggest losers whereas Huawei, Vivo and OPPO continue to grab more share away," Neil Shah, research director at…

More than a Billion Feature Phones to be Sold over Next Three Years

Globally, the feature phone segment is forecast to generate around US$16 billion cumulatively in wholesale hardware revenues over the next three…

Connected Car Revenues to Grow Five-Fold by 2025

United States and Europe account for majority of global demand; China growing faster Safety regulations and customer experience driving exponential…

ET Auto Featuring Vinay Piparsania: Panel Discussion on Decoding FAME-II with Industry Experts

Watch the ET Auto news featuring our Global Consulting Director Vinay Piparsania discussing the government hikes subsidy outlay on Electric &…

Commercialization of 5G to Have Considerable Impact on Goods, Services

Watch the Arirang news featuring our Associate Director Tarun Pathak discussing the commercialization of 5G technology.

Meet Counterpoint at the Indian Mobile Conclave, New Delhi

We will be attending the Indian Mobile Conclave on March 19 Our Research Director, Neil Shah will be attending the Indian Mobile Conclave in New…

US Online Market Sell-Through Rises to 12.4% of Overall Sales in Q4 2018

US Online Market Sell-Through Rises to 12.4% of Overall Sales in Q4 2018 Online sales remained strong despite a decline in overall sell-through in…

India’s 5G Plan Stirs Debt-Laden Telecom Firms

The company, which started operations in 2016, will require fewer resources, mostly in the form of software upgrades, to enable its internet…

Meet Counterpoint at App Valley Delhi, 2019

We will be attending App Valley on March 13 Our Associate Director, Tarun Pathak, will be delivering a keynote speech on "Mobile Device Landscape in…

2018: The Year That LATAM Smartphone Market Started to Decline

Political and economic uncertainty in the region affected smartphone sales as three major markets witnessed presidential elections. New Delhi, Hong…

Meet The Taiwanese Tech Giant That’s Due To Make The Next iPad Mini

“There might be some pent-up demand for iPad mini 5, as the iPad mini has not been upgraded for a long time from the previous generation,” says Ethan…

Game on for Chinese 5G Tech Companies

"5G is a once-in-a-decade opportunity for smartphone makers" James Yan, research director, Counterpoint Technology Market Research “They are betting…