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Podcast: Future of Mobility After COVID-19

The world around us has changed since the COVID-19 outbreak that started in early 2020. Lockdowns have been imposed in several countries, social…

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Weekly Update: Global Coronavirus Impact and Implications

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More than a third of Germans to spend less on next smartphone: Survey

34% of respondents will wait longer than usual for their next smartphone purchase 42% of prospective iPhone buyers have postponed their next purchase…

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Podcast: India Smartphone Shipments Getting Over Pandemic Pain

The Q2 2020 was probably one of the worst quarters for smartphone makers in years. As the COVID-19 outbreak started, the Indian government imposed a…

Podcast: Global Pandemic Makes The Right Pitch for Podcasts

Online music streaming entered a golden era in 2019, with paid subscriptions crossing 350 million users. Moving to 2020, the year started with a…

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Video Streaming is the Highest Spending Smartphone App Category in the US

75% of the respondents in our survey pay a monthly subscription for video streaming. One in every five respondents spends $20 or more per month on…

COVID-19 Accelerates Music Streaming Market Growth, Global Subscriptions Hit 394 Million in Q1 2020

Spotify continued its good run, growing 30% YoY in terms of music streaming subscriptions Music streaming platforms are focusing on increasing reach…

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Smartphone CIS Sensors to Top Five Billion Units in 2020 as Quad-Camera Smartphone Designs Ramp Despite COVID-19

In 1Q20, the penetration of quad-camera smartphones reached almost 20% of global smartphone shipments. OPPO, Xiaomi, Huawei, and Samsung together…

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Qualcomm brings 5G Support, 120Hz Screen Refresh Rate and more to Budget Phones with Snapdragon 690 Mobile Platform

The Snapdragon 690 mobile platform is built on the 8nm node. The platform brings Sub-6Ghz 5G with support for both SA and NSA bands. Snapdragon 690…

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Podcast: COVID-19 To Impact Consumer Smartphone Spending by More Than 30%

It’s been a little over six months since the COVID-19 outbreak started, and a lot of things have changed. To control the spread of the coronavirus,…

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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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COVID-19’s Online Handset Sales Impact: Temporary or Long Term Trend?

COVID-19 has had two major impacts so far with respect to the global smartphone market. One is negative growth and the other is a rapid shift to…

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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…