Early Look Into Q3 2019 US Smartphone Sales Shows Weakness, but Apple iPhone Launch Above Expectations

The US market sold through 11.3 million smartphones in August. This is down 4% when compared with August 2018. When looking at how Q3 is shaping up,…

Apple is the Most Preferred True Wireless Hearable Brand for Future Purchase in the US

Greater democratization of wireless technology and reduction in prices will help wireless hearables become mainstream in the next two-three years.…

Apple iPhone & Apple Watch Price Drop – A Strategic Masterstroke!

Come the Fall season, Apple is all geared up to roll out its latest innovations and offerings for more than a billion of its user base globally. Once…

Tim Cook on stage at Apple’s September 10, 2019 event.

What Apple Announced in the Steve Jobs Theatre

Apple had its yearly pilgrimage to the orchard above the Apple campus to announce new hardware. As usual, the Steve Jobs Theatre was packed with both…

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Global True Wireless Hearables Market Reaches 27 Million Units in Q2 2019

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego August 30th, 2019 The true wireless hearables market for 2019 is expected to…

Global Smartphone Shipments Market Share Q2 2019

INFOGRAPHIC: Q2-2019 | MOBILE MARKET MONITOR

Our Q2-2019 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one Infographic in each quarter to summarize the handset and smartphone market…

LATAM Smartphone Market Falls YoY For The Fourth Consecutive Quarter in Q2 2019

Samsung is the top smartphone brand in the LATAM market with 42.3% share. Motorola ships more than Huawei to become the second-largest smartphone…

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US Market Declines 1.5% in 2Q19; Samsung, LG Weak while Apple Sustains Growth

US Market Declines 1.5% in 2Q19; Samsung, LG Weak while Apple Sustains Growth Smartphone volumes fell 1.5% during the quarter mainly due to weakness…

Cloud Server CAPEX Soars as Datacenter Companies Look to Increase Share in Cloud Services Market

The cloud services market has been experiencing high double-digit growth in the past few years. Yet, there is more room to grow. Demand will continue…

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Apple Q3 FY19: iPhone Revenues Down 12%, But Wearables and Services Bridge the Gap

Apple reported its  Q3 FY19 result. The company’s fiscal calendar runs from October to September. Historically, Q3 of its fiscal year rarely has…

Combined Global Market Share of Huawei, OPPO, Vivo, Xiaomi and Realme Reaches Highest-Ever Level in Q2 2019

Combined Global Market Share of Huawei, OPPO, Vivo, Xiaomi and Realme Reaches Highest-Ever Level in Q2 2019

Overall smartphone shipment declined 1% in Q2 2019, making it the seventh consecutive quarter of declining shipments. Huawei's shipment ban hurt it…

OnePlus Widens Lead over Apple and Samsung with OnePlus 7 Launch in the Indian Premium Segment in Q2 2019

Smartphone shipments in the premium segment (≥₹30,000 or roughly ≥US$430) grew an impressive 33% annually in India way above the single-digit overall…

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Over 5 Million 5G Smartphones Will Be Sold In The US This Year

5G smartphone availability has been limited. More device launches and carrier competition in H2 2019 will drive sales. San Diego, Buenos Aires,…

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Smartphone OEMs are Keen on Enhancing Camera Megapixels

Global smartphone sell-in volumes in Q1 2019 fell for a sixth consecutive quarter, according to the latest data from Counterpoint Research. As a…

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Can Huawei’s Success Story in China’s Premium Segment Continue?

In Q1 2019, Huawei overtook Apple as the second largest smartphone brand globally. In China, Huawei has remained the number one smartphone brand…

Operator Partnerships Hold the Key to Success in Canada’s Smartphone Market

Like in many developed economies, operators drive the Canadian smartphone market. More than 85% of smartphone sales take place through operators.…

Premium Smartphone Market Collapses 8% in Q1 2019, After Apple Shipments Drop 20%

Apple’s declining shipments has pulled down the global smartphone premium segment. Data from Counterpoint Research’s Market Monitor Service for Q1…

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Global True Wireless Hearables Market Reaches 17.5 Million Units in Q1 2019

The launch of new premium models and the spread of existing budget models are fuelling the growth spurt together.  Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi,…