Huawei overtakes Apple as world’s second-biggest smartphone maker

Huawei has surpassed Apple in global smartphone sales consistently for June and July. With August sales looking strong for the Chinese vendor, a…

Huawei Surpasses Apple to be the Second Largest Smartphone Brand

Huawei rising on its momentum has surpassed Apple consistently for the first time to capture the second spot globally Hong Kong, Seoul, New Delhi,…

Foxconn Leaving Brazil?

  In February 2011, Apple-Foxconn announced that it would set up a plant to produce “Made in Brazil” Apple smartphones and tablets.  This…

Apple Widens Gap with Samsung in the Premium Smartphone Segment in Dec 2016

Apple captured a record share of the important premium segment widening the gap with Samsung by more than 50%. According to the latest research from…

iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2 underwhelm, but still hit the mark

The yawning, eye-rolling and laughs of derision were understandable. The iPhone 7 launch was classic Apple; making a virtue out of features and…

2Q 2016: Western Europe 4G LTE Smartphone Shipments Grew 76% Annually

While overall smartphone demand remained flat compared to last year, 4G LTE smartphone demand across UK, Germany and France jumped significantly.…

Market Pulse || July 2016 Edition

Today we published the July edition of our popular Market Pulse report. This edition covers the market for June 2016. The key takeaways in this…

Russia Handset Market Q4 2015: Alcatel One Touch Jumps To Top Spot In Russia

According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Monitor program, in Q4 2015 (Oct-Dec), Russia’s mobile phone market grew by 8% annually.…

900 million LTE Smartphones Shipped in 2015

Counterpoint Research's team of Analysts have completed preliminary sizing of the global handset and smartphone market as few OEMs have already…

Apple’s 2015 Performance In Five Charts

Apple had a phenomenal 2015 as it clocked US$235 Billion in revenues up from US$200 Billion in 2014. Apple's cash on hand has also grown from US$178…

IBM Watson: a milestone in artificial intelligence

On 2nd December 2015 IBM announced that it is going to deploy its cognitive computing technology platform “Watson” in India to support medical staff…

Apple wins dual crowns in September – China and US

According to Counterpoint Research’s Monthly Market Pulse report, Apple took the number one spot in September in both China and the US, the world’s…

Q3 2015: Global Handset shipments reaching almost half a billion units

Counterpoint Research team of Analysts have completed preliminary sizing of the global handset and smartphone market as few OEMs have already…

Apple wins dual crowns in September – China and US

Apple wins dual crowns in September – China and US Seoul, Hong Kong, Mumbai and London – October 27, 2015 According to Counterpoint Research’s…

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…

Apple iPhone 6, the bestselling smartphone for 10 months straight

Apple iPhone 6 is the bestselling smartphone for 10 months in a row now and it continues to top the list in the US, China and Global market. Apple’s…

Market Monitor : Q1 2015 : Smartphone Brands Market Share By US Carriers

According to latest research from Counterpoint's Market Monitor quarterly tracker program, USA smartphone market crossed 40 million units at the end…

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…