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Apple chip contract would help Taiwan Semiconductor fill a Huawei-shaped hole

“This is good for Apple. If Apple switches to designing its own chips for MacBooks—like it has done for iPhones—then it can design a chip with better…

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Better Buy: iQiyi vs. Spotify

Spotify also faces tough competition from Apple Music, which Counterpoint Research claims has 68 million subscribers, and Amazon Music, which…

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Q1 2020: Every Second Feature Phone Sold in Finland Is Nokia – Counterpoint Research

Finnish tech site Suomimobiili.fi shared interesting numbers provided by Counterpoint Research about the state of the mobile market in Finland.…

Huawei and Italy smartphone sales most heavily hit by COVID-19

The latest numbers from analyst firm Counterpoint reveal the European smartphone market shrank by 7% in Q1 2020, but there was considerable variation…

Samsung Partners With Winklevoss Exchange to Expand Crypto Push

Samsung’s phones held 18% of the global smartphone market, on par with Apple Inc., in the fourth quarter, according to Counterpoint Research. Read…

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Why new U.S. rules on selling chips to Huawei could be a ‘big blow’ for the Chinese tech giant

For its smartphones, Huawei has a series of processors under the brand name Kirin which goes into almost all of its smartphone models. The problem…

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More Than 10 Million Nokia Phones Shipped During Q1 2020

In the first quarter of 2020, according to data published by Counterpoint Research, the global smartphone shipments declined by 13%, which represents…

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Businesses are hinting at 5G rollout delays

The extent of the impact is likely to vary by region, however. While most companies agree that Europe’s 5G rollout is likely to face delays, other…

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China’s smartphone sales decline 22 per cent in first quarter, only Huawei bucks the trend

Smartphone sales in China saw the largest year-on-year decline ever in the first quarter of the year, according to Hong Kong-based research firm…

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Coronavirus: Why are there doubts over contact-tracing apps?

What about those without compatible phones? Not everyone with a mobile phone will be able to use the apps deployed. Globally, about 25% of the active…

OnePlus 8 Pro marks the improbable rise of the Chinese phone maker

The Chinese company, owned by the same parent organization as fellow handset makers Oppo and Vivo, sells a tiny number of phones compared with Apple…

Samsung’s Q1 operating profit rises 3% on robust chip demand

Meanwhile, Samsung's smartphone sales remained stable thanks to its minimum exposure to the Chinese supply chain and China market demand, accounting…

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Global smartphone sales fell 14% in February as coronavirus spread: Counterpoint

Global smartphone sales tumbled 14% in February as the coronavirus spread in China and overseas, Counterpoint Research said on Thursday, a likely…

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Motor Show Powers On Despite Lacklustre OEM Participation

Vinay Piparsania, Consulting Director – Automotive, Counterpoint Research said the Motor Show reflected the resilience and optimism of the Indian…

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Huawei expects a 20% drop in phone sales, thanks to lack of Google apps

China takes up 60 percent of Huawei's shipments, according to Counterpoint Research, and this large chunk of Huawei's business should be unaffected…

Samsung nabbed 74% of 5G smartphone sales in the US last year

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G was the best-selling 5G phone in the US last year, according to market research firm Counterpoint Research.…

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Nearly every top-selling smartphone in 2019 was an iPhone or Galaxy

It's almost a cliché to say that Apple and Samsung dictate the tempo of the smartphone market, but there's now more evidence to support that claim.…

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Will Google Regret Having To Cut Off Huawei?

With 36 percent of the market (according to Counterpoint Research) that is not reliant on Google’s online services, Huawei can build up HMS,…