Counterpoint: Apple Dominates Premium Smartphone Market, OnePlus Enters Top 5

Apple sold the most premium ($400 and up) smartphones in 2018 according to new Counterpoint Research data. A new entrant - OnePlus cracked the…

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Google’s Pixel Is Winning over Plenty of Android Users, but iOS Users Are Staying Put

Unsurprisingly, a mere 18% of buyers who switched over to the Pixel previously owned an iPhone. The latter, of course, enjoys such intense brand…

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Apple AirPods Are Still the Best-Selling True Wireless Earbuds

If you can barely even recall the days when people mocked the AirPods because they look just like their wired brethren, we don't blame you. They've…

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…

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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…

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 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…

Foxconn Shifts Focus to Research

James Yan, research director at Counterpoint Technology Market Research, said the cost of manufacturing LCD screens in the US is relatively high and…

Apple Says Its Storing Some Russian User Data on Russian Servers

Russia isn’t one of Apple’s major markets, but the iPhone maker has steadily increased its presence in the region. The company launched a version of…

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China Continues 5G Push Despite Economic Slowdown and Huawei Setbacks

The acceleration of 5G licenses comes as Beijing copes with a weakening national economy, a move that will “drum up demand with upgraded technology…

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PINTEC Aids Launch of Next-Generation Handset Financing for China Mobile’s Subscribers

Consumer electronics such as mobile phones have been upgrading fast in recent years, driven by IT development and market competition, which boosts…

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Early 2019 Smartphone Production Worldwide Predicted to Hit Lows Last Seen in 2013

Apple is however continuing to carve out a space in the premium end of the smartphone market. For the third quarter of 2018, Counterpoint Research…

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Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun Silent on US Expansion Plan Amid Trade War, Focuses on European Markets

The company now derives 43.9 per cent of its revenue from overseas markets including India and Europe, where it has made significant expansion,…

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Report: For phones over $800, Apple owns 79% of the global market

A new Counterpoint Research report details the premium smartphone segment for the third quarter of 2018. The report shows that Apple dominates…

Apple’s Trade-In Program Should Do More Than Just Boost iPhone Sales

The market for refurbished devices has been growing faster than the market for new smartphones. Per a report from Counterpoint Research, the market…

Sales of Feature Phones Rising Amid Smartphone Slump: Data

The global shipment of feature phones increased in the third quarter of the year amid slowing demand for high-end smartphones, as consumers in…

Huawei’s Arrested CFO Rose Through Ranks Despite Father’s Rebuke

Since joining Huawei more than 20 years ago, Meng has gone from helping out at sales exhibitions to become a central figure in the company’s…