Vietnam Smartphone Shipments Down 3% YoY in Q1 2022; Xiaomi Becomes Second-biggest Brand

Vietnam Smartphone Shipments Down 3% YoY in Q1 2022; Xiaomi Becomes Second-biggest Brand

Vietnam’s smartphone shipments decreased 3% YoY and 12% QoQ in Q1 2022. Samsung led the market with a 30.8% share, followed by Xiaomi at 20.6%, OPPO…

Meet Counterpoint at 5G India Leadership Summit 2022

Counterpoint will be attending 5G India Leadership Summit 2022 on May 19th. Our Research Director, Tarun Pathak, will be moderating a panel…

Global Cellular IoT Module Shipments to Cross 1.2 Bn Units by 2030

5G shipments to overtake 4G by 2028 to become the leading technology in the global cellular IoT module market. Smart meter, industrial, router/CPE,…

US Smartphone Sales Decline 6% YoY in Q1 2022 as Pandemic Demand Cools

The US smartphone market declined by 6% YoY in Q1 2022. Apple led the market in Q1 2022, capturing a 47% share, followed by Samsung (28%) and…

5G Android Best-selling Smartphones Feb 2022 Counterpoint Research

Samsung Led Top 10 5G Android Best-selling Smartphones in Feb 2022

Samsung led the February 2022 top 10 5G Android smartphones list with five spots, according to Counterpoint Research Handset Model Sales Tracker. The…

Cellular IoT Chipset Market, Counterpoint Q4 2021

Qualcomm Retains Top Position in Global Cellular IoT Chipset Market in Q4 2021

Qualcomm, UNISOC and ASR  were the top three cellular IoT chipset vendors in Q4 2021. NB-IoT contributed to almost a third of the cellular IoT…

Ookla Webinar: Why is 5G in Europe Falling Behind and What Can We Do About It?

Our Associate Director Jan Stryjak recently spoke at the Ookla Webinar "Why is 5G in Europe Falling Behind and What Can We Do About It?" 5G…

Global TCU Market 2021 Counterpoint

Global Telematics Control Unit Shipments Grew 13% YoY in 2021

LG led the global TCU market in 2021, followed by Continental and Harman. US, China and Germany were the top three geographies in the global TCU…

NXP Sees Record Revenues in 2021; Automotive Segment Leads the Way

NXP’s automotive segment crossed $5.4 billion in revenues in 2021, surpassing the previous high of $4.5 billion in 2018. The segment will continue…

Subscriber Adds and Network Roll-Out Key Focus for Rakuten, Dish and 1&1 Drillisch

With three greenfield operators - Rakuten, Dish and 1&1 Drillisch - at various stages of deploying their open RAN, cloud-native 5G networks, 2022…

Cellular IoT Module Market Counterpoint

Global Cellular IoT Module Revenue Grows 58% YoY in Q4 2021; 5G, 4G Cat 1 Modules Fastest Growing

Quectel and Qualcomm led the global cellular IoT module and IoT chipset markets respectively in Q4 2021. 5G contributed to nearly a quarter of the…

Counterpoint Research Saudi Arabia Smartphone Market 2021

Saudi Arabia Smartphone Sales Cross Pre-pandemic Levels

Saudi Arabia’s smartphone market grew 49% YoY in 2021, a 14% increase from the pre-pandemic 2019. Samsung led the market despite losing share. Apple…

Indonesia Smartphone Shipments Reached Highest Ever in 2021; OPPO Captured Top Spot

Indonesia’s smartphone shipments grew 5% YoY in 2021 to reach the highest ever. OPPO led the market with a 21.8% share driven by its strong retail…

Fierce Wireless Presents: 5G Blitz Week: Spring Edition

Our Senior Analyst Soumen Mandal will be speaking at the Fierce Wireless event “5G Blitz Week: Spring Edition” on March 31st 2022. Event details:…

Samsung A Series Gets an Unglamourous but Important Update

Samsung has unveiled its latest A Series smartphones in Europe: the Galaxy A33 and Galaxy A53. It was one of the more low-key events of the year so…

Global 5G Smartphone Sales Penetration Surpassed 4G for First Time in January 2022

London, San Diego, New Delhi, Beijing, Buenos Aires, Seoul, Hong Kong – March 16, 2022 Sales penetration of 5G-capable smartphones reached 51%…

realme Emerges as Fastest-growing Major* 5G Brand Globally in Q4 2021

With a 165% YoY growth in Q4 2021, realme’s 5G smartphone shipments grew the most among all major* 5G brands. This growth was fuelled by key…

MWC 2022: 5G Open RAN, Private Networks, eSIM, Foldables & Sustainability Takes Center Stage

It was a great last week to physically go on the annual pilgrimage at the technology mecca GSMA MWC 2022 Barcelona after three years! It was a…