Survey: Samsung Top Choice for Future Smartphone Purchase in UK

Samsung is the most preferred brand for future smartphone purchases in the UK, followed by Apple and Huawei, according to the latest Consumer Lens…

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Global Smartwatch Market Revenue up 20% in H1 2020, Led by Apple, Garmin & Huawei

The top three brands contributed more than 69% of the total market revenue in H1 2020. Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires,…

Russia Smartphone Channel Share Q2 2020

Russia Online Smartphone Sales Highest Ever in Q2 2020

M.Video-Eldorado led online smartphone sales with a 35% market share during Q2 2020 Total online smartphone market share reached its highest ever…

OnePlus Regains Top Position in India Premium Smartphone Segment in Q2 2020

India's smartphone shipments in the premium segment (>₹30,000 or roughly >$400) declined 32% YoY in Q2 2020 owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. A…

COVID-19 Caused European Smartphone Market to Decline 24% YoY for Q2 2020

COVID-19 outbreak continues to impact the European smartphone market as sales contracted 24% YoY and 22% QoQ for Q2 2020. Chinese players held 35%…

India Smartphone Market Share Q2 2020

Pent-Up Smartphone Demand after April, May Lockdown Pushes the June 2020 Volumes to Pre-COVID Levels & the Smartphone User Base in India Beyond the Half a Billion Mark

The smartphone market declined 51% YoY in Q2 2020 as April was a washout. Xiaomi led the Indian Smartphone Market with a 29% shipment share. Samsung…

Counterpoint Global Handset Production Report (2016~2021F)

Global Handset Production Report (2016~2021F)

Overview: Handset production in China has continued decline since 2016, when it accounted for 75% of all global production. India, Vietnam and…

US Smartphone Sell-Through Volumes Fall 25% in 2Q20; iPhone SE a Bright Spot

New York, San Diego, Los Angeles, Boston, Toronto, Buenos Aires, London, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Beijing, Seoul July 20, 2020 During the second quarter…

Augmented Reality: It’s Tough in Reality

BOSE is the latest company to withdraw from pursuing ambitions in the augmented reality sector. Other casualties include ODG and Daqri (acquired by…

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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…

Counterpoint Infographic Q1 2020

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 mobile handset market activities in…