Southeast Asia Perks Up, Boosts Smartphones

Southeast Asia Perks Up, Boosts Smartphones

Southeast Asia (SEA) has been showing consistent economic promise for a while now. The changing landscape is giving the smartphone sector a…

Mid-tier Share in Global 5G Smartphone Shipments Grows to 37% in Q2 2021; vivo Leads

Global shipments of mid-tier 5G smartphones (models priced between $200 and $399) grew 193% YoY during Q2 2021 to increase their share in the total…

5G Smartphone Shipments Rising in Emerging Markets

Beijing, Hong Kong, Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Taipei, Seoul – September 22, 2021 5G smartphone shipments rose 6.5% QoQ in emerging markets…

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Canada 5G Spectrum Auction May Boost Competition

With Canada’s 3500 MHz auction ending, the focus has shifted to the setting up of 5G networks by license winners as well as the competitive landscape…

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iPhone 13 to Watch Series 7 & 5G iPad mini: The Apple Event Lowdown

Apple announced the new iPhone 13 series with four models. Watch Series 7 brings a bigger, brighter display along with faster charging. iPad mini…

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Global Cellular IoT Module Shipments Cross 100 Million for First Time in Q2 2021

The quarter saw record 53% and 60% YoY increase in shipments and revenue respectively. Qualcomm dominated the global cellular IoT chipset market,…

Which is the Hottest US Carrier in Q3?

According to the Counterpoint US Online/Offline Channel Share Tracker, the quick answer is T-Mobile. The ‘un-carrier’ is punching above its weight…

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Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra Long-term Review: Smooth Performance, Refined Software Offer Best Android Experience

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G is the first S-series smartphone to support the S Pen stylus. The smartphone has a 108MP primary camera with 100X…

Mediatek Mobile Latam Congress (MMLC 2021)

Our Senior Analyst Tina Lu will be speaking at the Mediatek Mobile Latam Congress 2021 held on 11th August 2021. She will be speaking about the role…

Moving to 5G

Russia Lags Europe in 5G Deployment

Europe was an early adopter of 5G with Swiss telecom operator Sunrise deploying the continent’s first 5G network in April 2019. By the end of Q1…

Qualcomm Diversification Strategy is Working

New Qualcomm CEO Cristiano Amon held his first earnings conference call with a great first quarter at the helm. Qualcomm is best known for its…

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Podcast: How Xiaomi, Qualcomm are Delivering 5G, AI-based Experiences to Consumers

Mobile handsets have evolved with every new cellular generation, both in terms of form factor and capabilities. From advanced photography and…

AT&T Has a Strong Wireless Performance in 2Q 2021

Q2 2021: AT&T Has a Strong Wireless Performance

From the perspective of hardware sales, AT&T had a strong Q2 2021. Smartphone sales were up 31% YoY. The carrier sold over five million…

TOI – Times Techie Webinar – Featuring Tarun Pathak

Our Research Director Tarun Pathak will be speaking at the TOI - Times Techie Webinar on 28th July 2021. The webinar session is being organized on…

Mixed Fortunes for Ericsson and Nokia in China 5G RAN Tender

As expected, domestic vendors Huawei and ZTE were awarded the largest contracts in China Broadcasting Network (CBN) and China Mobile's recent joint…

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Budget 5G Smartphones are the New Battlegrounds for OEMs

T-Mobile Drives US 5G Competition in $100-$250 Price Band T-Mobile is pushing the envelope when it comes to budget 5G smartphones ($100-$250 band) in…

5G Devices Capture Over Two-thirds of Global Smartphone Revenue in Q1 2021

5G, the new frontier in telecommunications technology, is being adopted faster than its predecessor, 4G. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, we are…

Counterpoint Research India Congress 2021

5G India Congress 2021

Our Research Vice President Neil Shah will be moderating the 5G India Congress, 2021 on 15th July 2021. Timing: Start: Thursday 15th July 2021 11:00…