MEA Smartphone Shipments Decline 7.8% YoY in Q2 2022 on Macro Headwinds

MEA Smartphone Shipments Decline 7.8% YoY in Q2 2022 on Macro Headwinds

MEA smartphone shipments retreated 7.8% YoY and 10% QoQ in Q2 2022 to 38 million units. This was the lowest level since Q2 2020, or since the depth…

MEA Smartphone Market Drops 4% YoY in Q1 2022 on Macroeconomic Concerns

MEA smartphone sales retreated 4% YoY in Q1 2022, mainly due to macro concerns. Samsung sales dropped YoY but saw their market share rebound from…

Counterpoint Research - Transsion Updates

Transsion Updates: Q1 2022

Growth Worries in Africa, India See First Revenue Drop Since COVID-19, But Diversification Efforts on Track June 6, 2022 Transsion Holdings reported…

MEA Smartphone Market Grows 15% YoY in 2021 as Digital Adoption Accelerates

MEA smartphone sales grew 15% YoY in 2021, marking the best year ever for the market. Samsung continued to top the market, though its lead was…

Counterpoint Research MEA Smartphone Market Q3 2021

MEA Smartphone Market Witnesses Best Q3 on Record; Samsung Reverses Decline, TECNO Solidifies Position

MEA smartphone shipments grew 1% YoY and 7.5% QoQ in Q3 2021. The quarter was the best Q3 on record, registering shipments of 46.5 million devices.……

Counterpoint Research MEA Smartphone Market Q2 2021

MEA Smartphone Market Sees Best Q2 on Record; Samsung Leads but TECNO, Xiaomi Close Gap

MEA smartphone sales grew 35% YoY during Q2 2021, making it the best Q2 on record. Samsung continued to hold the top spot in the region by…

TECNO Beats Samsung to Claim Africa Smartphone Top Spot in 2020

• TECNO topples Samsung as Africa's top smartphone brand. • African smartphone market was resilient in 2020. Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Hong…

Global-Smart-Feature-Phone-Market-Reaches-Pre-pandemic-Level

Global Smart Feature Phone Market Reaches Pre-pandemic Level; New launches and Innovation Drive Growth

Driven by the momentum generated by the reopening of markets and new product launches and partnerships by operators in Africa and Latin America, the…

Transsion Continues to Ascend in Africa’s Mobile Handset Market

Transsion Continues to Ascend in Africa’s Mobile Handset Market

Transsion Holdings, the leading mobile phone brand in Africa, went public on the Shanghai Stock Exchange in September 2019. The company currently has…

Counterpoint MEA Smartphone Market Share Q3 2019

MEA Smartphone Market Growth Slows in Q3 2019

New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Beijing, San Diego, Buenos Aires – November 28, 2019 MEA smartphone market grew just 2% YoY in Q3 2019. 2 out…

Transsion Led the Kenya Smartphone Market in Q1 2019

Tecno captured top position due to its affordable offerings, faster refresh rate, and focus on local needs. 7 of the top 10 best-selling models are…

KaiOS Eyes Global Expansion but Replicating India’s Success Would Be a Challenge

KaiOS has been the talk of the town after emerging as the third largest mobile operating system after Android and iOS. According to KaiOS…

MEA_Smartphone and Feature Phone Market

Increasing Smartphone Adoption Drives Growth in Middle East and Africa

MEA Smartphone market grew 6% YoY in Q1 2019. Over 70% of the total smartphones sold in the region were in the sub-US$150 price segment. There is…

Feature Phones are Still Relevant: Shipments Grow (YoY) for the Fourth Consecutive Quarter

According to Counterpoint’s Market Monitor service, feature phone shipments grew for the fourth consecutive quarter. This is in contrast with the…

iTel Leads the Africa Mobile Phone market, as Feature Phones Make a Comeback

According to the latest Market Monitor report from Counterpoint Research for Q3 2016, the Africa mobile handset market grew by 6% YoY mostly driven…

Infographic: Q2-2015|Mobile Market Monitor

Our Q2-2015 Market Monitor report has been published. We update one infographic in each quarter to summarize handset and smartphone market activities…

Infographic: Q1-2015| Mobile Market Monitor

Our Q1-2015 Market Monitor report has been published. We update one infographic in each quarter to summarize handset and smartphone market activities…