Global smartphone shipments by brand, 2011 – 2016

After surpassing Nokia, Samsung has plateaued and started its decline. Huawei is showing straight curve towards the No. 2 position threatening…

India ODM-OEM Tracker

Domestic Manufacturing in India is growing at a rapid scale. However, local value addition is still low with most of the OEMs having assembling…

Counterpoint USA Smartphone Market Analysis- 2016Q4

Deep Dive into US mobile market with OEM & Carrier analysis – Shipments, KPIs, Top-Sellers, Price Bands, Channel Share, Upgrade Rates and more.…

Market Monitor | Market & Vendor Analysis Q4 2016

Smartphone shipments increased 8% YoY, with four out of five mobile phones shipped being a smartphone. North America (NAM), Middle East and Africa…

After India, Chinese brands now aiming to conquer Russian Market

Smartphones sales in Russia increased in unit and value terms in 2016 due to increased demand for LTE-devices. Multi-brand retailers and leading…

Chinese Brands Smartphone Revenue Crossed USD One Billion In Russia For The First Time Ever In CY 2016

Russia smartphone market grew 5% YoY reaching 33 million units in CY 2016 driven by strong demand for affordable smartphones specially in sub $100…

VR MR AR Headset Industries Outlook 2017

In this report, we have analyzed the technologies and applications of virtual, augmented and mixed reality headset. Overview: VR, AR, MR have been…

Qualcomm Research’s Vision for 5G

Qualcomm Research, invited Counterpoint Analysts to San Diego, USA to demonstrate its 5G technology and solutions which will power the next…

Market pulse – February 2017

Monthly Market Pulse - Feb 2017 Please find herewith the Jan 2017 edition of the Counterpoint Research Market Pulse. Overview: February is a tough…

Vendor Share Forecast Q4 2016

Counterpoint’s Market Outlook provides short and long range forecasts of the total addressable market size in both volume and value. In this report,…

Vendor Shipment Forecast Q4 2015

Counterpoint’s Market Outlook provides short and long range forecasts of the total addressable market size in both volume and value. In this report…

Infographic: Q4-2015 | Mobile Market Monitor

Our Q4-2015 Market Monitor report has been published. We update one infographic in each quarter to summarize handset and smartphone market activities…

Internet Disrupting Mobility Space – Location Ecosystem Perspective

We have created this unique tool a quadrant which maps - Business model vs Opportunities which highlights the blue ocean out there for players in the…

Top 16 Tech Predictions for 2016

We provide a set of predictions for 2016. We see 2016 as a year where artificial intelligence matures sufficiently for next generation speech driven…

5G and its impact to the future

4G is rapidly spreading and it is delivering the promise it was entitled to: speed for wireless internet consumption. 5G however will deliver more as…

Top 100 smartphones sold in the Top 5 markets in 2015 Q3

According to Counterpoint Research Top 5 markets contributed more than half of the total shipment share in 2015 Q3 which include countries from…

USB Type C Penetration in Smartphones

USB type C adapters penetration in 2015 were mostly driven by Chinese players like LeTV, OnePlus, Xiaomi, QiKU, and Nexus smartphones. In 2016 we…

Fingerprint Sensor Penetration in Smartphones

Apple has been the key driver in the fingerprint sensor penetration since it first adopted it in 2013. In 2016 we expect most flagship smartphones to…

Part-II- The Growing Mobile Payment Market in India

Digital wallet payment solutions are becoming more relevant for the Indian economy driven by mobile centric internet penetration. The current digital…

Monthly Market Pulse – February 2016

Please find herewith the February 2016 edition of the Counterpoint Research Market Pulse covering the global sales in January 2016. Overview: Some of…

Key Theme at MWC – Security At The Core of IoT Devices

Mobile World Congress this year witnessed a second wave of devices beyond smart phones and tablets, as industry players jumped onto the IoT bandwagon…

Enter the Dragon: Chinese Brands Growth in India

As the growth options in China market are almost maxed out for Chinese brands, India, thus presents them with the only sizeable opportunity for them…

Application Processor Ecosystem Landscape-Past, Present & Future

2015 saw dramatic developments in the chipset landscape. 2016 will be more interesting year from many perspectives. We shall see increased…

Market Monitor 2015Q4: LTE Shipments Reach 300 Million Mark

The global mobile phone industry shipped over half a billion mobile phones in Q4 2015. The smartphone segment grew (6% YoY). Geographies such as…

Vendor Share Forecast 1Q 2016-4Q 2017: LTE & Emerging Markets the Major Growth Drivers

Counterpoint’s Market Outlook provides short and long range forecasts of the total addressable market size in both volume and value. In this report…

Global PC Shipments: 2010Q1-2016Q1

Counterpoint research is analyzing global PC industry on continuous basis. This report contains analysis of worldwide PC vendors from 2010Q1 to…

Global Tablet Shipments: 2010Q1 -2016Q1

Counterpoint research is closely tracking tablet market since its inception. With a key focus on vital manufacturers, we are analyzing global tablet…

Here : Moving into the Top Gear!!

It always fascinates me how quickly the technology industry is evolving as the power and momentum shifts away towards broader, deep-rooted horizontal…

helloPay: A Vertical Integration Strategy for Lazada

Lazada Group is the pioneer of Southeast Asian eCommerce ecosystem. It operates out of its own online shopping website as well as hosting a…

Growing Mobile Payments Market in India (Part-I)

Digital wallet payment solutions are becoming more relevant for the Indian economy driven by mobile centric internet penetration. The current digital…

IoT – Framework for analysis & market overview

IoT is a catch-all term that describes how everything that can be connected will be connected. IoT remains a broad term encompassing many disparate…

Smart Wearables Introduction – Part 3. Augmented Reality & Virtual Reality

We have initiated our Smart Wearables coverage. Counterpoint’s focus areas are Smart Watches, Activity Trackers and Augmented/Virtual Reality devices…

Xiaomi’s Services Strategy Blossoming

We have been closely tracking and have extensively covered Xiaomi's business which primarily has been smartphones. Xiaomi is the world's fourth…

Smart Wearables Introduction – Part 2. Activity Trackers

We have initiated our Smart Wearables coverage. Counterpoint’s focus areas are Smart Watches, Activity Trackers and Augmented/Virtual Reality devices…

Smart Wearables Introduction – Part 1. Smart Watches

The Rise of Smart Wearables We have initiated our Smart Wearables coverage. Counterpoint’s focus areas are Smart Watches, Activity Trackers and…

India a manufacturing hub for Mobile phones

India is slowly converting into a major manufacturing hub for mobile phones companies. Foreign handset vendors such as Nokia, Samsung, and LG have…

Is there a replacement market for tablets?

Three years after the introduction of the first generation of iPad, the tablet market has shown an unprecedented success. Seen from the usage…