Counterpoint Research 5G Ushering in Affordability for the Masses

5G Ushering in Affordability With Performance

Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – May 11, 2021 Looking at the numbers, 5G is very impressive – from delivering super-fast…

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Huawei 1+8 Review: Look at What You Could Have Won

In the 1980s there was a popular TV game show in the UK where contestants played darts for prizes. They had opportunities to gamble their winnings…

Counterpoint Research US Smartphone Market Grows 19% YoY in Q1 2021; 5G Smartphone Sales Eclipse 53 m Units

US Smartphone Market Grows 19% YoY in Q1 2021; 5G Smartphone Sales Eclipse 53 m Units

Boston, Toronto, Denver, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – April 30, 2021 The US smartphone market saw a 19% year-over-year (YoY) growth in…

Global Cellular IoT Module Market Q4 2020 Counterpoint

Global Cellular IoT Module Shipments Declined 6% YoY in Q4 2020

The global cellular IoT module market continued to recover sequentially but is yet to reach 2019 levels. Quectel and Qualcomm maintained their top…

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Snapdragon 780G 5G Brings Premium Features for Less, Starting with Mi 11 Lite 5G

The Snapdragon 780G mobile platform is built on Samsung's 5nm node. It brings support for Sub-6Ghz 5G and Wi-Fi 6E.  The chip supports 144Hz refresh…

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First Impressions: Asus ROG Phone 5 Brings Promising Upgrade, But Competition Gets Fierce

The Asus ROG Phone 5 is powered by the latest 5nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC. It is one of the first smartphones to feature up to 18GB of RAM. The…

China’s ‘Two Sessions’ See a Great Wall of Supply Chain Resilience, Next-Gen Technologies

The March 5-11 plenary sessions of the two organizations that make China’s national-level political decisions introduced a range of important…

Counterpoint Research - Rogers Looks to Strengthen 5G Position with Acquisition of Shaw

Rogers Looks to Strengthen 5G Position with Acquisition of Canada’s Fourth Largest Carrier, Shaw Communications

Rogers Communications is to acquire Shaw Communications in a transaction valued at $20.8 billion. The 5G opportunity is the key focus of the merger.…

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Podcast: 5G Smartphone Shipments to Double in 2021 Despite Component Shortages

We saw the first wave of 5G smartphone launches in H1 2019 with prices above $1,000. These premium smartphones gave way to a completely new pricing…

Consumer is King as US 5G Device Prices Set to Hit New Low in 2021

The year 2020 saw growing adoption of 5G devices throughout the United States, driven in part by the launch of the first 5G enabled iPhone in the…

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LG Wing 5G Review: A Sidekick Among Foldables

The LG Wing 5G is an innovative dual-screen smartphone where the primary display swivels to reveal the secondary screen. Under the hood is a 7nm…

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HONOR V40 Review: Stylish Design, Vivid Display, Fluid Gaming Experience

The HONOR V40 flaunts a 6.72-inch curved OLED screen. Under the hood is a 7nm MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ SoC with support for 5G connectivity. The…

Smartphone Market Rebounds in Netherlands, Denmark, Finland in Q4 2020

Smartphone Market Rebounds in Netherlands, Denmark, Finland in Q4 2020; 5G Penetration Crosses 50% of Shipments

London, Boston, Toronto, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – February 22, 2021 Smartphone shipments in the Netherlands, Denmark, and Finland showed…

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Comparing Mid-range 5G Smartphones for Around $700 and Below

5G smartphone prices are coming down rapidly. We had to revise down our forecasts for 5G smartphone prices during 2020 and, consequently, our volume…

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Xiaomi Overtakes Samsung In Russia Online Smartphone Sales in Q4 2020

Online smartphone sales reached 35% of the total sales in Russia during Q4 2020. Apple broke into the top three smartphone brands in the online…

Cellular IoT Module Forecast Counterpoint

Global Cellular IoT Module Shipments to Cross 780 Mn Units in 2024

North America will overtake Europe in 2024 to become the second largest market after China. 5G will lead in terms of value while NB-IoT will lead in…

Counterpoint Research Will Foxconn Shake EV Industry?

Will Foxconn Shake EV Industry?

Apple supplier Foxconn, with an aim to diversify its business and reduce overdependency on Apple for revenue generation, is betting big on electric…

COVID Dents TCU Shipments but Recovery Looks Promising

COVID Dents TCU Shipments but Recovery Looks Promising

Continental, LG, and Harman together account for a majority of global TCU shipments. One in four TCUs shipped in 2025 will be 5G-enabled. Automakers…