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Global Phone Profits: Apple 66%, Samsung 17%, Everyone Else: Unlucky 13%

Apple captured 32% of overall global revenue in the mobile phone industry and 66% of all profit in the third quarter of 2019, according to a new…

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Everything to Know About Apple’s Big iPhone Profits and a Big Potential Acquisition

Speaking of smartphones, Counterpoint Research revealed this week that Apple dominates all rivals by collecting two-thirds of all smartphone industry…

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How US-China trade war is becoming a battle for global tech supremacy

In October, the ruling Chinese Communist Party held a vast military parade on the streets of Beijing. Over 15,000 troops, 160 aircraft, tanks, combat…

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17 Million Nokia Devices Shipped in Q3 2019

Thanks to the info released by Counterpoint, we are now able to calculate the total shipments of Nokia phones during Q3 2019. Counterpoint…

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Industry Voices — Owen: Device availability is key to private networks in unlicensed spectrum

Private LTE networks were once the preserve of mobile operators with licensed spectrum. But the barriers to the adoption of private LTE networks are…

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Huawei Mate X being resold at up to 60,000 yuan via third party websites due to lack of supply

The Huawei Mate X foldable smartphone was first showcased by the company during Mobile World Congress 2019 in February this year. According to Yan…

Motorola Razr: How a flip phone icon got a foldable makeover

By 2006, the company owned more than a fifth of the global handset market, according to Neil Shah, a Counterpoint Research analyst. The Razr spawned…

Smartphone Market Decline Ends, What Might Help it Grow?

Counterpoint believes the key OEMs with the largest installed bases, especially in developed regions, will rely on 5G as a key point of…

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BBK Group closes in on Samsung

BBK Group—the parent company of handset brands Oppo, Vivo, Realme and OnePlus—is likely to become the largest smartphone maker globally. During the…

Samsung Profit Beats on Strength of Smartphones and Displays

The troubles faced by rival Huawei Technologies Co. in international markets have helped bolster Samsung’s mobile sales, with Counterpoint Research…

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LG bundles G8X and second-screen case for $700 unlocked in the US

LG’s smartphone sales have been slipping lately. In the US, its shipments have made up low double digits of the market in recent quarters, according…

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Xiaomi says widening India product range to shed budget image

Xiaomi, which began selling devices in India in 2014, has outflanked South Korea’s Samsung Electronics as India’s top smartphone player, according to…

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Nokia 9 Pureview running Android 10 spotted on Geekbench; final release seems imminent

A research note from Counterpoint Research showed that Nokia had updated 96 percent of its smartphones to Android Pie. It promises to stick to this…

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Samsung is done building smartphones in China

While Samsung is one of the heavyweights in the global smartphone market, it has struggled in China for years. The tech giant has accounted for just…

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Amazon plans Alexa wireless earbuds with fitness-tracking built in, bigger Echo with better sound, source says

Amazon is the clear leader in the burgeoning smart speaker space, owning roughly 70% of the market, according to Consumer Intelligence Research…

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China Is Not Apple’s Only Problem

Global premium smartphone sales fell 6% year-over-year in the second quarter, marking the second consecutive quarter of shrinking sales across…

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Samsung solidifies its leadership in Central and Eastern Europe

According to Counterpoint's latest market research, Samsung is doing exceptionally well in Central and Eastern Europe. The Korean giant recorded 21%…

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With new chipset Huawei forges ahead with smartphone launch plan

NO GOOGLE, NO JOY The services in doubt include pre-installing the Google Play store and a suite of popular apps such as Google Maps that buyers…