Counterpoint Quarterly: Smartphone Q4 2023


This report compiles all our smartphone-related press releases and blogs published during Q4 2023.  It provides you with data, insights and deeper look into what our analysts were thinking about during the quarter. 

Table of Contents:

  • Infographic: Q3-2023 | Smartphones | Mobile Market Monitor
  • Premiumization, Technological Advances Drive Growth in Global Wireless Charging Smartphone Market
  • TECNO’s Premiumization and Regional Expansion Drives Transsion’s Best Quarter Ever
  • 2023 Global Smartphone Shipments to Hit Lowest Level in Almost a Decade
  • South Africa’s Smartphone Market Grows 73% YoY in Q3 2023 to Reach Highest Since 2021
  • Singles Day Growth Boosts Odds of China Market Smartphone Recovery in Q4 2023
  • Samsung Smartphones to Dominate 42 Countries in 2023 vs 46 in 2022
  • Nearly Two-thirds of High-end Smartphone Users in China are Open to Foldables: Survey
  • Colombia’s Smartphone Shipment Down 13% YoY in Year’s Best Quarter
  • October Global Smartphone Sales Break Two-Year Losing Streak, Path Set for Gradual Recovery
  • MEA Smartphone Shipments Grow Fastest Among All Regions in Q3
  • Europe Smartphone Shipments Decline 11% YoY in Q3 2023, Recovery Looks Distant
  • Bangladesh Smartphone Shipments May See Highest-ever Annual Decline in 2023, Modest Growth Expected in 2024
  • Canada Smartphone Sales Down 4% YoY as Consumers Tighten Purse Strings Amid Tough Macroeconomic Environment
  • LATAM Smartphone Shipments Swing to Double-digit Growth in Q3 2023 to End Four-Quarter Decline Streak
  • Latest China Weekly Smartphone Sales Signals Market Recovery, Huawei Rally
  • Premium Segment Bucks Overall Global Smartphone Market’s Trend in Q3 2023, Records Highest Q3 Volumes Share Ever
  • MediaTek Strengthens Premium Push With Gen AI Capabilities
  • TECNO, Infinix, Apple Fastest-growing Smartphone Brands in Southeast Asia
  • BoM Analysis: iPhone 15 Pro Max Costs $37.7 More Than iPhone 14 Pro Max
  • Xiaomi’s New Smartphones, OS Back ‘Human X Car X Home’ Strategy
  • Qualcomm Guides Recovery in Handset Market, Channel Inventory Improving
  • Podcast #71: Key Takeaways from Qualcomm Snapdragon Summit 2023
  • Apple Records its Highest-Ever Sep-Q3 iPhone Revenue and Revenue Share
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon X Elite Unveiled: ARM-based SoC for Windows-powered AI PCs
  • US Smartphone Shipments Decline 19% YoY in Q3 2023 as More Americans Delay Smartphone Upgrade
  • MediaTek’s Q3 2023 Revenue Up 9% QoQ as Inventory Levels Normalize
  • Mobile Operators to Invest Over $30 Billion in Open RAN Networks by 2030
  • Apple Sees Highest Ever Smartphone Shipments in India in Q3 2023; Market Records Flat YoY Growth
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 Unveiled: On-Device Generative AI Takes Center Stage
  • Q3 2023 China Smartphone Sales Fall 3% Signaling Recovery Getting Closer
  • Global Smartphone CIS Shipments Fall 14% YoY in H1, to Reach 4.2 Bn Units in 2023
  • OnePlus Launches Its First Book-type Foldable – The OnePlus Open
  • Early Look iPhone Numbers Show Waning China vs Vibrant US
  • Global Smartphone Market Reaches its Lowest Q3 Levels in a Decade; Apple’s Share at 16%
  • OPPO Find N3 Boasts Flagship-level Specs, Productive Software Features
  • Software Announcements Take Center Stage at Google Pixel 8 Series Launch Event
  • 3GPP 5G NTN Standards Set To Dramatically Boost Mobile Satellite Addressable Market
  • Smartphone ODM Shipments Decline Only 6% YoY in H1 Amid Overall Market’s 12% YoY Fall


Number of Pages: 116

Published Date: January 2024



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