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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,…

Global Smartphone Shipments Market Share Q1 2019

INFOGRAPHIC: Q1-2019 | MOBILE MARKET MONITOR

Our Q1-2019 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one Infographic in each quarter to summarize the handset and smartphone market…

The European Smartphone Market Declined 3% YoY in Q1 2019

While overall smartphone sales declined 3% annually, Chinese brands grew a record 39% YoY in the European market. Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi,…

France: A Battleground for Premium Flagship Smartphones

Being a mature smartphone market, the average selling price (ASP) in France is already high. Apple and Samsung so far dominate the market. However,…

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The Top 10 Best-Selling Smartphones in China and the World in 2018

The global economy was in turmoil in 2018. Both the global and the Chinese manufacturing industry were suffering, and trade growth slowed down. Not…

Global Smartwatch Shipments Grew 48%YoY in Q1 2019 with One in Three Being an Apple Watch

Top nine brands contribute to 75% of the market shipment. Samsung, Fitbit, and Huawei grew exponentially in Q1 2019 Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi,…

Quick Takes from Apple’s Q2 FY19 Earnings Call

With waning iPhone sales and increasing revenues from services and wearables, here are three short takes on Apple's Q2 FY19 earnings call: iPhone…

Huawei’s Global Smartphone Market Share Reaches Highest Ever Level in Q1 2019

Overall smartphone shipment declined 5% in Q1 2019, making it the sixth consecutive quarter of shipments falling. New Delhi, Mumbai, Hong Kong,…

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Sell-Through in China’s Smartphone Market Continues to Decline but Bright Spots Emerge in Q1 2019

In Q1 2019, the sales volume of smartphones fell below 100 million again. Huawei, OPPO and Vivo maintain YoY growth. With the release of new models,…

Samsung is the Most Preferred Brand for Next Purchase in the UK

The UK is a mature smartphone market driven by operator channels. Apple and Samsung dominate the best-selling list. Competition is intensifying with…

The 6 Key Questions Answered from the Apple-Qualcomm Settlement

What did Apple and Qualcomm agree on? Apple will pay Qualcomm a one-time lump sum amount. The number was not made public, but Qualcomm noted there…

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Apple iPhone XR Was the Top-Selling Smartphone in the US during February

Counterpoint’s US smartphone churn tracker shows 20% of Apple iPhone XR users were previously using an iPhone 7 The iPhone XR also converted the most…

2018 Premium Smartphone Segment Market Share

Apple Maintains Lead in Premium Smartphone Segment, OnePlus Enters Top Five Brands for the First Time in 2018

Apple continues to lead global premium smartphone segment by capturing more than half of the market while OnePlus entered the top five brands in the…

Combined Profits of Chinese Smartphone Brands Grew at 24% YoY in 2018

The combined profits of Chinese brands grew 24% year-on-year (YoY) as the premium segment grew faster in 2018 than the overall market. The likes of…

Top 5 Smartphone Model Share For 8 Countries

This data represents the top 5 model share for eight countries by quarter. For detailed insights on the data, please reach out to us at…