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China’s rapidly growing smartphone stars set sights on world domination to challenge Samsung, Apple – CNBC

Look around the Nou Camp, Barcelona's famous soccer ground, and you may see branding for Oppo on a green background. On the t-shirts of the Kolkata…

USA Q4 2016: Q4 Smartphone Rally Closes 2016

USA Q4 2016: Q4 Smartphone Rally Closes 2016 San Diego, Buenos Aires, London, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Beijing, Seoul February 28, 2017  …

Despite Recession, Brazil LTE Smartphones Grew 53% Annually in 2016

Samsung captured almost half of the total smartphone market, whereas Claro led the operator channels in terms of smartphones shipped. Lenovo and…

One In Three Wearables Shipped in 2017 Will Be AI Powered

AI powered wearables will provide a much-needed impetus to the stagnant wearables segment this year. Categories such as AI powered hearables will be…

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The iPhone SE Is Just The Tip Of The Iceberg For Apple In India – Forbes

In the last couple months, there has been a lot of buzz about Apple soon starting to manufacture the iPhone SE in India, so as to make it more…

HTC wants U back. But is it too little, too late? – CNET

Its new strategy emphasizes quality over quantity, but some say the bell may already have sounded for the embattled phone maker. Read more

Global LTE Smartphone Shipments Crossed One Billion units in CY 2016

New Delhi, Mumbai, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Buenos Aires – Feb 1st, 2017 Apple registered a record Q4 2016 surpassing Samsung in Global Smartphone…

Apple Widens Gap with Samsung in the Premium Smartphone Segment in Dec 2016

Apple captured a record share of the important premium segment widening the gap with Samsung by more than 50%. According to the latest research from…

China Smartphone Shipments Reached an All-Time High in 2016

According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Monitor service, the demand for smartphones in China remained healthy during Q4 2016…

India Smartphone User Base Tops 300 Million as Smartphone Market Grew 18% YoY in 2016

Chinese brands vivo, OPPO and Lenovo, Xiaomi dominated the Indian smartphone market during the holiday season.    New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul,…

iTel Leads the Africa Mobile Phone market, as Feature Phones Make a Comeback

According to the latest Market Monitor report from Counterpoint Research for Q3 2016, the Africa mobile handset market grew by 6% YoY mostly driven…

Bangladesh Smartphone Market Grew 20% Annually

Bangladesh Smartphone Market Grew 20% Annually New Delhi, Mumbai, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Buenos Aires – Dec 2016 As per latest research from our…

Next Phase of ‘Make in India’ Beckons as India to Consume US$80 Billion worth Total Mobile Phone Components Over Next Five Years

A joint study from IIM Bangalore and Counterpoint Researchers, released here today, analyzes the current state of mobile phone manufacturing in India…

Meet Counterpoint at Mobile Phone Industry Chain Summit 2016 on Nov 25th in Shenzhen, China

Counterpoint Research and Reed Exhibitions Kuozhan Shanghai Co., Ltd. are jointly holding the “Mobile Phone Industry Chain Summit 2016” on Nov 25th…

Smartphone Shipments in India Reaches an All-Time Record High In Q3 2016

Overall mobile phone shipments also reached a record all-time high thanks to featurep hones making a comeback with demand growing almost 23%…

Q3 2016: China, USA and India Now Contribute to Half of the Global Smartphone Shipments

Global smartphone shipments grew to a third quarter record of 380 million, though overall smartphone growth still remains in low single digits…

Oppo & Vivo – The New Smartphone Leaders in China

As per the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Monitor, the demand for smartphones in China grew a healthy 8% annually and 7% sequentially in…

2Q 2016: Western Europe 4G LTE Smartphone Shipments Grew 76% Annually

While overall smartphone demand remained flat compared to last year, 4G LTE smartphone demand across UK, Germany and France jumped significantly.…