Smartphones, B2B IoT to Push eSIM-based Device Shipments to 6 Bn by 2025

Smartphones to Capture Nearly Half of eSIM Device Shipments by 2025

Adoption of iUICC (Integrated SIM) may grow remarkably on support from major chipset vendors and smartphone players Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi,…

Counterpoint Research US Monthly Smartphone Sell-Through Highlights Recovery, Device Spec Trends

US Monthly Smartphone Sell-Through Highlights Recovery, Device Spec Trends

Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – February 5, 2021 The US smartphone market showed further resilience during December,…

Counterpoint Research Hardware security in smartphones

35% of Smartphones Sold in H1 2020 Had Embedded Hardware Security, Apple Leads With 39% Market Share

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego – January 29, 2021 Apple and Huawei implement embedded hardware security…

Counterpoint Research: US Smartphone Market Down 6% YoY in Q4 2020, but Apple, Samsung Grow

US Smartphone Market Down 6% YoY in Q4 2020, but Apple, Samsung Grow

Boston, Denver, Toronto, London, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – February 1, 2021 The US smartphone market saw a 6% YoY decline in…

China’s Smartphone Market in 2020 Logs Sharpest Decline in 3 Years

China’s smartphone market declined 17% YoY in 2020. China’s 5G smartphone sales accounted for more than 60% of total smartphone sales in Q4 2020.…

COVID Dents TCU Shipments but Recovery Looks Promising

COVID Dents TCU Shipments but Recovery Looks Promising

Continental, LG, and Harman together account for a majority of global TCU shipments. One in four TCUs shipped in 2025 will be 5G-enabled. Automakers…

Counterpoint Research: Apple Shipped Record iPhones in Q4 2020, Global Smartphone Market Continues to Recover

Apple Shipped Record iPhones in Q4 2020, Global Smartphone Market Continues to Recover

• The global smartphone market continued to recover in Q4 2020, rebounding 8% QoQ to 395.9 million units. • Apple’s 8% YoY and 96% QoQ growth helped…

India Smartphone Market 2020

Resilient India Smartphone Market Crosses 150 Million Units in Pandemic-Hit 2020

The Indian smartphone market registered a modest 4% decline in the pandemic-hit year. The market crossed 100 million units in the second half of…

Global Refurbished Smartphone Market Fell 9% in 2020

Global Refurbished Smartphone Market Fell 9% in 2020

Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – January 20, 2020 The global refurbished smartphone market fell 9% YoY in 2020, according…

Global Cellular IoT Module Market Q3 2020 Counterpoint

NB-IoT Module Share in Cellular IoT Module Shipments at Record 30% in Q3 2020

Quectel, Sierra Wireless, Thales and Telit controlled more than half of the global cellular IoT module revenue. Automotive, Router/CPE and…

Thales, G+D Continue to Lead Global eSIM Management Landscape

While Truphone, IDEMIA, Workz, Valid and Eastcompeace have emerged as specialists, players such as Oasis, Kigen and Ericsson are in position to…

TWS Drives 2020 Wearables Growth; Smartwatches to Add Momentum From 2021

TWS Drives 2020 Wearables Growth; Smartwatches to Add Momentum From 2021

San Diego, Seoul, Singapore, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires January 14, 2020 TWS (true wireless stereo) hearables and…

Samsung Galaxy S21 Facing Challenges Ahead of Intensifying Competition and Uncertain 2021

San Diego, Seoul, Singapore, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires January 7, 2020 Expectations are high that Samsung Electronics will…

MediaTek Becomes Biggest Smartphone Chipset Vendor for First Time in Q3 2020

MediaTek Becomes Biggest Smartphone Chipset Vendor for First Time in Q3 2020

More than 100 million smartphones were sold globally with MediaTek chipsets in Q3 2020. Qualcomm led the market for 5G chipsets in Q3 2020. New…

Apple’s October – November iPhone Sales Signal Record Quarter and 2021

Apple’s October – November iPhone Sales Signal Record Quarter and 2021

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego December 23, 2020 Apple is likely to break previous iPhone sales records during…

Tie-up With Carl Zeiss a Big Gain for vivo’s Camera Capabilities

Beijing, Hong Kong, New Delhi, London, Seoul, Buenos Aires, San Diego – December 23, 2020 On December 17, vivo announced that it had entered a…

5G Connected Cars to Grab 40% of China Market by 2025

5G Connected Cars to Grab 40% of China Market by 2025

Beijing, Hong Kong, New Delhi, London, Seoul, Buenos Aires, San Diego – December 18, 2020 5G connected car sales volume in China will jump to 7.1…

Thales, G+D, ST Micro Lead eSIM Enablement Landscape

While Idemia, Valid and Truphone are fast-emerging enablers with growing reach, Workz and software-based eSIM providers Kigen and Oasis are this…