Global Cellular IoT Module Shipments Grew 20% YoY in Q2 2022

After declining in Q1 2022, the global cellular IoT module market recovered in Q2 2022 despite macroeconomic headwinds and lockdowns in China, the…

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Global EV Sales up 61% in Q2 2022; BYD Leads Market

Global passenger electric vehicle (EV) sales* reached 2.18 million units in Q2 2022. BYD Auto overtook Tesla to become the top-selling EV brand…

Global Smartphone Shipments Decline 9% YoY in Q2 2022 Amid Deteriorating Economic and Geopolitical Climate

The global smartphone market declined by 9% YoY and 10% QoQ to 295 million units in Q2 2022. This was the first time quarterly shipments dropped…

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Global EV Shipments Up 79% YoY in Q1 2022; Tesla Remains Leader

In Q1 2022, global electric passenger vehicle (EV) shipments exceeded 1.95 million units. Passenger battery electric vehicle (BEV) shipments grew…

Cellular IoT Module Chipset Market, Counterpoint Q1 2022

Qualcomm, UNISOC, ASR Lead Cellular IoT Module Chipset Market in Q1 2022

Qualcomm, UNISOC, ASR and MediaTek were the top four cellular IoT chipset vendors in Q1 2022. 4G (Cat 1 and Cat 1 bis) contributed to almost…

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China Smartphone Sales Decline for 10 Consecutive Weeks in First Half of 2022

China’s smartphone sales declined for 10 consecutive weeks since the sixth week of 2022 when compared to the same period in 2021, according to…

Cellular IoT Chipset Market, Counterpoint Q4 2021

Qualcomm Retains Top Position in Global Cellular IoT Chipset Market in Q4 2021

Qualcomm, UNISOC and ASR  were the top three cellular IoT chipset vendors in Q4 2021. NB-IoT contributed to almost a third of the cellular IoT…

NIO Registers Nominal Growth in Q4 2021

NIO is a leader in China’s smart electric vehicle (EV) market. After starting its business in 2014, NIO delivered its first model, the ES8, in…

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Global Cellular IoT Module Revenue Grows 58% YoY in Q4 2021; 5G, 4G Cat 1 Modules Fastest Growing

Quectel and Qualcomm led the global cellular IoT module and IoT chipset markets respectively in Q4 2021. 5G contributed to nearly a quarter of the…

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Chinese Smartphone OEMs’ Premium Push May Need Extra Effort

Consumption upgrade has been a key driver of China’s economy and smartphone markets reflect this as Chinese OEMs target more profitable premium…

China’s Q4 2021 Smartphone Shipments Fall 11% YoY; HONOR #2 for First Time as Momentum Builds

HONOR reached the second position for the first time after becoming an independent company. It also showed strong momentum at the beginning of 2022…

Apple Reaches its Highest Ever Market Share in China

Apple Reaches its Highest Ever Market Share in China

Smartphone sales in China declined (9% YoY) for the third consecutive quarter in Q4 2021. Full-year smartphone sales declined (2% YoY) for the…

Sales on Largest Shopping Days of 2021 Give Glimpse Into 2022

Counterpoint Research analysts had interesting takeaways from the largest shopping days of 2021. These insights highlight some major trends of 2021…

China’s Singles’ Day Smartphone Sales Drop 0.7% YoY But Major Local OEMs See Good Growth

China preludes the global festival sales season with its Singles’ Day online shopping festival, held from November 1 to November 11 in recent years.…

5G Devices Capture Over Two-thirds of Global Smartphone Revenue in Q1 2021

5G, the new frontier in telecommunications technology, is being adopted faster than its predecessor, 4G. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, we are…

China Passed Anti-Foreign Sanctions Law

China to be Cautious in Penalizing Businesses Under Anti-Foreign Sanctions Law

The new Anti-foreign Sanctions Law adopted by China earlier this month provides a legal basis for the previous administrative countermeasures…

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China Handset Production Stops Shrinking For Now

Global handset production fell 16% YoY in 2020 due to disruptions at manufacturing units and a sharp drop in demand following the COVID-19 pandemic.…

5G Connected Cars to Grab 40% of China Market by 2025

5G Connected Cars to Grab 40% of China Market by 2025

Beijing, Hong Kong, New Delhi, London, Seoul, Buenos Aires, San Diego – December 18, 2020 5G connected car sales volume in China will jump to 7.1…