Apple & Samsung dominate UK smartphone Market in 3Q17

Top five smartphones brands account for almost 80% of the smartphone sales in Q3 2017 New Delhi, Mumbai, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Buenos Aires –…

OnePlus 5 Was the Best Selling Premium Smartphone Model in India in Q3 2017

India Premium segment grew record 180% annually during Q3 2017 due to the strong performance of Apple, OnePlus & Samsung which together…

Apple posted record shipments and Xiaomi became the 5th largest smartphone brand in Russia during Q3 2017

According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Monitor service, smartphone shipments in Russia grew by 7% annually and 38% sequentially…

Q3 2017: USA: Apple Leads While Moto Makes a Comeback

One in three smartphones shipped was an iPhone as Samsung slipped.  Moto, ZTE & LG registered strong gains. Verizon remained the largest…

Smartphone Shipments Set Third Quarter Record Clocking 400 million units, growing 5% annually

Top 10 players now capture 75% of the market thereby leaving just a quarter of segment for over 600+ brands to compete Top 7 brands experienced…

counterpoint china smartphone update

Third Quarter Sees Closest Ever Gap Between the Top Three Smartphone Brands in China

OPPO surpassed Huawei while Xiaomi was the fastest growing smartphone brand in Q3 2017.    New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Beijing, San Diego,…

Xiaomi nearly snatches Samsung’s top spot in India

Samsung may make the world's most popular phones but it's losing ground to Xiaomi in India. The Chinese phone maker just needs another two percent of…

Xiaomi and Samsung now Contribute to Almost Half of The Indian Smartphone Market

Indian smartphone market grew 37% QoQ and 18% YoY in Q3 2017 temporarily surpassing USA for the first time ever. This was driven by strong…

Xiaomi is closing in on Samsung in India’s top smartphone market share 

NEW DELHI: Samsung’s four-anda-half-year reign at the top of India’s smartphone rankings is under threat, with China’s Xiaomi ending the quarter…

The Rise of AI: One in Three Smartphones Will Be AI Capable in 2020

Over Half a Billion Smartphones Will Be Shipped with Out-of-the-Box On-Board AI Capabilities According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s…

Almost Half Of Smartphone Users Spend More Than 5 Hours A Day on Their Mobile Device

Counterpoint Research announces key findings from its latest in-depth Global Consumer Insights service spanning multiple countries. Smartphones have…

Premium Segment Profit Share

80% of Global Handset Profits Comes from Premium Segment

Mobile handsets above wholesale ASP US$400 contributed to almost 80% of the mobile handset industry profits. For Samsung the same metric was 66% and…

More Than One Billion Smartphones with Fingerprint Sensors Will Be Shipped In 2018

Biometrics is becoming a key feature in smartphones and fingerprint sensor capable smartphone shipments are estimated to cross a billion units next…

Location Platform Effectiveness Index: HERE Leads Ahead of Google & TomTom

With proliferation of internet, growth in mobile devices, applications, increasing urbanization, rise of e-commerce and on-demand services, the power…

Chinese Brands Captured Over 25% of Russia Smartphone Market during Q2 2017

According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Monitor service, Russia smartphone shipments declined 12% YoY during Q2 2017 but grew 2%…

Global IoT Cellular Module Shipment Demand in Growth Mode as 4G, LTE Cat-M & NB-IoT Deployments Ramp

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego September 20th, 2017 Chinese vendor SIMCom led in volumes while Canadian vendor…

Huawei overtakes Apple as world’s second-biggest smartphone maker – Telegraph

Apple has been overtaken by the Chinese smartphone giant Huawei as the world’s second-biggest smartphone maker by sales, sending the iPhone maker…

Huawei has surpassed Apple as the world’s second largest smartphone brand – Verge

Huawei, China’s leading smartphone maker, surpassed Apple’s global smartphone sales for the first time in June and July, according to analysis by…