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…

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…

Counterpoint: India Premium Smartphone Market Q1 2020

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…

counterpoint location intelligence podcast

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…

Counterpoint Research: 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.…

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Podcast: New iPhone SE – Powerful Apple Experiences at $399

Four years after launching the compact and powerful iPhone SE, Apple has finally launched its successor. The new and refreshed 2020 model is also…

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The Real Reason Why Apple Launched an iPhone SE on the Cusp of the 5G Era

The next-generation iPhone SE has been launched after many rumors and leaks over the last three years. The device is a successor of the previous…

February 2020: Global Smartphone Sales Show Resilience with a 14% Decline

As COVID-19 takes its toll, market demand is fragile but global smartphone sales (sell-through) in February declined only 14% compared to last year,…

Counterpoint Global Smartphone Shipments Market Share FY2019 Infographics

Infographic: CY-2019 | Mobile Market Monitor

Our CY-2019 infographic has been published. We release this Infographic every year to summarize the handset market activities in a single page. Some…

Counterpoint INFOGRAPHIC Q4-2019 Smartphone Featured Image

INFOGRAPHIC: Q4-2019 | MOBILE MARKET MONITOR

Our Q4-2019 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one Infographic in each quarter to summarize the handset and smartphone market…

Counterpoint True Wireless Hearables Market Share

True Wireless Hearables Market Beats Expectations in 2019 with Apple to Continue Dominating in 2020

Apple expected to lead the true wireless hearables market, selling more than 100m units in 2020. Competition for second place will remain fierce,…

Counterpoint India Premium Market Share 2016 - 2019

OnePlus Grabs #1 Position in India’s Premium Smartphone Market For the Full Year

India's smartphone shipments in the premium segment (≥₹30,000 or roughly ≥US$420 retail price) grew 29% YoY to reach a record high in 2019. The…

Counterpoint Global Micro-Battery Market for Hearables (TWS)

Global Micro-Battery Market for Hearables (TWS) 2019-2020

Overview: Varta’s share price dropped sharply in January 2020 on concerns that its coin cell micro-battery business for hearables would be impacted…

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Apple Quarterly Results Eclipse Expectations; iPhone Drives the Quarter

Apple results in their largest quarter of the year were above expectations. The big driver was iPhone sales. Many believed this would be a…

Counterpoint India Smartphone Market Q4 2019

India Surpassed the USA to Become the Second Largest Smartphone Market in the World Reaching 158 Million Shipments in 2019

Xiaomi continues to capture the number one position for the second successive year. realme (255%), Vivo (76%), Asus (67%) and OnePlus (29%) were the…

Counterpoint Top Selling Smartphones by Revenue Q3 2019

Top Selling Smartphone Models by Revenue – Q3 2019

Overview: Counterpoint Research has been tracking the global smartphone industry on a monthly basis. According to Counterpoint’s latest model…

Apple Continues to Lead Global Handset Industry Profit Share

Overall global handset profits declined 11% YoY to USD 12 billion in Q3 2019 due to an increased mix of entry to mid-tier products and a fall in…