Samsung Topples Xiaomi to Regain Number One Position in India in Q2 2018

Top five brands captured 82% of the total smartphone market; OnePlus (284%), Honor (188%) and Xiaomi (112%) were the fastest growing smartphone…

Brazil Smartphone Market Shows Signs of Recovery

Growth for global brands was almost flat, whereas Chinese brands declined annually.    New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Beijing, San Diego,…

Netflix Has Its First Hits In India. It Needs A Lot More.

Hotstar had 75 million monthly active subscribers in India at the end of 2017 compared to 5 million for Netflix, according to tech consultancy…

Xiaomi’s ‘Redmi Note 5’ Lands In Korea In First Partnership With Local Telcos

At the moment, Xiaomi is the biggest smartphone maker by size in India. Xiaomi captured the No. 1 spot in India’s smartphone sales in the first…

More Than 10% of Drones in 2022 Will Be Connected to LTE, Counterpoint Says

According to new research from Counterpoint, more than 10% of the world’s drones will support eSIMs and advanced cellular connectivity by 2022.…

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Analysis of the winners of the 2018 China “618” mobile phone e-commerce market and 10 major trends

JD + Tmall e-commerce platforms make up 80% of the mobile phone e-commerce market; Competition between Huawei and Xiaomi ends in stalemate.    New…

iPhone 8 Ranked Top Selling Smartphone for May

Apple’s iPhone 8 was the top selling smartphone in May 2018, according to Counterpoint Research. Samsung’s Galaxy S9 Plus came in second, followed by…

IoT World USA 2018: ST Micro, Sunsea IoT, Ericsson-PTC, Cumulocity & Microsoft Impresses the most

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego - June 29th, 2018 IoT World 2018 was a comprehensive event in Santa Clara, CA…

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Global Telematics Control Unit Market Set to Grow at 18% CAGR, With 175 Million Shipments During 2018-2022

LG, Continental, Harman, Bosch, and Denso are leading the global Telematics Control Unit (TCU) market, as of 2017. The market is expected to get a…

Exclusive: China’s Xiaomi Cuts Valuation After Pulling Mainland Offering: Sources

Xiaomi was set up in 2010 and doubled its smartphone shipments in 2017 to become the world’s fourth-largest maker, according to Counterpoint…

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E-commerce Contribution to Smartphone Shipments Reached a Record 38% in Q1 2018

Among e-commerce platforms, Flipkart leads the market with 54% share, Mi.com climbed to 14% share while Amazon dominated the premium smartphone…

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Why It’s So Hard for Innovative Smartphone Makers to Succeed

Most smartphone sales still occur in physical retail stores, about 88% as of the first quarter, Counterpoint says. And, as the carriers have…

Amazon Leads the Online Smartphone Sales Channel in the US in Q1 2018

Online smartphone sales grew to 12% of all smartphones sold in the US in Q1 2018, up from 9% a year ago. Carriers’ online portals captured a combined…

China’s Mobile E-Commerce Market Overview and Predictions : April 2018

JD secured over 50% market share, Honor and Xiaomi took a lead by sales volume.    New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Beijing, San Diego, Buenos…

Overall Q1 US Smartphone Sales Dip 11% YoY, Apple Grows a Record 16% YoY

Six out of the top ten smartphone model SKUs were from Apple with iPhone 8 & X 64 GB versions the most popular. Surprisingly, the US market saw a…

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LATAM Smartphone Market Shows Marginal Growth Amid a Global Smartphone Market Slowdown in Q1 2018

Growth during 2018 Q1 was led by carriers that invested in subsidies and instalment plans.     New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Beijing, San…

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Apple Inc.’s iPhone X Over Twice as Profitable As Android Manufacturers

Counterpoint Research just released a report showing a detailed analysis of Q4 2017 smartphone industry profitability. Among the findings are that…

Chinese brands grew 25% YoY in Bangladesh during Q1 2018. Symphony still leads the Market.

New Delhi, Mumbai, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Buenos Aires May 8th, 2018 4G Smartphones now contribute to 42% of total smartphone shipments even…