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US Market Declines 1.5% in 2Q19; Samsung, LG Weak while Apple Sustains Growth

US Market Declines 1.5% in 2Q19; Samsung, LG Weak while Apple Sustains Growth Smartphone volumes fell 1.5% during the quarter mainly due to weakness…

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Samsung Launches the 108-Megapixel Image Sensor as It Seeks to Turn Around Its Fortunes in China

“Samsung’s market share in China is just 1%. However, with its strong component business, it is gaining foothold in China,” Neil Shah, research…

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Meet Counterpoint at Two Wheeler Forum, Gurgaon

We will be attending Two Wheeler Forum on August 20 Our Consulting Director, Vinay Piparsania will be moderating a panel at Two Wheeler Forum in…

Indonesian Smartphone Market Grew 6% annually in Q2 2019

Realme becomes a Top 5 smartphone brand. Refreshed A series helps Samsung retain top spot. New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Beijing, San Diego,…

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Apple’s AirPods Business Is Bigger Than You Think

What is clear is that Apple is crushing the competition with AirPods. Last year, it accounted for 60% of the global wireless earbuds market, easily…

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China’s Smartphone Market Grew 10% QoQ but Declined 9% YoY in Q2 2019

Q2 2019 Shipments in China's smartphone market was less than 100 million units for the second consecutive quarter. Huawei was the only brand in the…

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Here’s how LG and Sony can get out of their smartphone sales rut

LG and Sony both revealed their Q2 2019 results this week, and they aren’t surprising if you’ve been paying attention in the last few years. Both…

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iPhone’s global marketshare dips to 10.1% amid rise of Samsung & Chinese brands

Samsung's share advanced from 19.6% to 21.3%, keeping it the market leader, while second-place Huawei was up from 14.9% to 15.8%, Counterpoint…

Combined Global Market Share of Huawei, OPPO, Vivo, Xiaomi and Realme Reaches Highest-Ever Level in Q2 2019

Combined Global Market Share of Huawei, OPPO, Vivo, Xiaomi and Realme Reaches Highest-Ever Level in Q2 2019

Overall smartphone shipment declined 1% in Q2 2019, making it the seventh consecutive quarter of declining shipments. Huawei's shipment ban hurt it…

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Smartphone Sales Grow 4% YoY During the Latest ‘618 E-Commerce Festival’

The popularity of third-party app platforms for shopping is increasing, especially across China’s lower-tier cities. New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul,…

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Cheaper Netflix Subscription Plans to Take on OTT Market

Watch our analyst Hanish Bhatia's take on cost-effective plans by Netflix with the option to watch on mobile devices only.…

India Smartphone Market Reached 37mn Shipments – A Second Quarter Record

New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Beijing, San Diego, Buenos Aires –  July 25th, 2019 Top 5 smartphone brands contribution reached the highest…

The Hottest Phones for the Next Billion Users Aren’t Smartphones

While global smartphone sales began sliding last year as markets became saturated, smart feature phone shipments tripled to around 75 million from…

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Meet Counterpoint at 5G Congress, 2019

Counterpoint will be attending 5G Congress from August 01 - 02 Our director Neil Shah will be attending 5G Congress, 2019 as an eminent speaker. You…

US Consumers Expecting to Pay More for 5G Smartphones; Excited for Rollout of 5G

Over 80% of consumers have a very positive opinion about 5G; Faster download speeds are the expected key benefit Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi,…

First Batch of 5G Phones Get Quality Certification

According to a report by market research company Counterpoint, global 5G smartphone shipments are expected to reach 108.2 million units in 2021, up…

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Gemalto, G+D and Truphone Lead the eSIM Management Landscape

ARM, Cubic Telecom, Telna, and GigSky are poised to challenge the status quo in the future. Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos…

US 5G Smartphone Sales Extend Cross-Country in the First Month of Sales

Verizon’s 5G smartphone sales are dispersed all over the US, showing that consumer demand goes beyond the cities with 5G coverage. San Diego, Buenos…