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Weekly Update: Global Coronavirus Impact and Implications

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iOS 14 to macOS Big Sur and Apple Silicon, Top Announcements from WWDC 2020

Last week, Apple held its annual developer conference, WWDC, which was different than the past few years. Instead of having developers and…

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Podcast: Rise of Affordable Premium Smartphones in Korea Signals a Trend Change

The Korean smartphone market is dominated by three major players – Samsung, Apple and LG. Out of the three, Samsung has a majority market share of…

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Podcast: One in Three Smartphones Sold in the USA in April 2020 Were Online

The COVID-19 outbreak in the US resulted in store closures due to the lockdown and stay-at-home orders. As a result, the US smartphone market was…

Global Refurbished Smartphone Market Declines 1% in 2019

   San Diego, Buenos Aires, London, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Beijing, Seoul June 10th, 2020 According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s…

COVID-19 Weighs on European Smartphone Market in Q1 2020

The viral outbreak followed by lockdowns caused the Europe smartphone market to contract by 7% YoY and 23% QoQ Apple remained resilient while Huawei…

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Podcast: Understanding the Opportunities & Trends in Global Refurbished Smartphone Market

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has caused the global smartphone market to decline below 300 million in Q1 2020. As a result, we have also…

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The Rise of ‘Affordable Premium’ in Korea’s Smartphone Market

Displacement of super-premium devices could be sign of changing consumer needs We are seeing the rise of the ‘affordable premium’ in Korea, and…

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Podcast: Huawei Losing TSMC Access is a Bigger Deal than Losing GMS

A year ago, Huawei was put on the US Entity List, which cut off the Chinese smartphone giant and telecom equipment maker from doing businesses with…

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INFOGRAPHIC: Q1-2020 | MOBILE MARKET MONITOR

Our Q1-2020 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one Infographic in each quarter to summarize the handset and smartphone market…

TSMC Caught in the Crossfire as US Renews Focus on Huawei

Event The US Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) announced on 15 May that it plans to protect U.S. national security by restricting Huawei’s…

Apple iPhone Market Share: By Quarter

Apple iPhone Shipments: By Quarter  Quarter 2018 Q1 2018 Q2 2018 Q3 2018 Q4 2019 Q1 2019 Q2 2019 Q3 2019 Q4 2020 Q1 Shipments (in Mn) 52.2…

China Smartphone Market Share: By Quarter

Source: MOBILE DEVICES MONITOR – Q1 2020 (Vendor Region Countries) DOWNLOAD:      China Smartphone Quarterly Market Data (2019Q1 – 2020Q1)…

CORE Evaluation & Analysis: HERE, Google and TomTom Lead the Location Platform Landscape

CORE Evaluation & Analysis: HERE, Google and TomTom Lead the Location Platform Landscape

Overview: Counterpoint’s CORE (COmpetitive Ranking and Evaluation) is a comprehensive evaluation and comparison of the leading companies and their…

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Samsung Recaptures Top Spot in India Premium Smartphone Segment During Q1 2020

India's smartphone shipments in the premium segment (>₹30,000 or roughly >US$400) grew 21% YoY with the market-driven by new launches and…

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Podcast: Leveraging Location Intelligence To Shape IoT and Smart Mobility Experiences

The mapping services have always played a crucial role in delivering area wise geographic information. Over the past two decades, we’ve moved from…

Apple iPhone Sales Suffer Due to COVID-19; Services and Wearables Come to the Rescue

Apple iPhone Sales Suffer Due to COVID-19; Services and Wearables Come to the Rescue

Apple showed it is resilient and has revenue diversification during these extraordinary COVID-19 times. The company saw iPhone volumes decline 7% but…

India Hearables (TWS) Shipments Posted 700% YoY Growth, Led by Apple, Noise, JBL, Samsung & realme

The top three brands contributed almost half of the total shipments in 2019 realme emerged among top 5 brands within initial month of launch.…