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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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Weekly Update: Global Coronavirus Impact and Implications

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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…

Latin America and Asia Drives Growth for Spotify in Q1 2020

Spotify met its business expectation on all major parameters despite the COVID-19 outbreak. Both the MAUs and premium subscribers grew 31% YoY to…

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Podcast: What Drove Paid Music Subscription Growth to 350 Million Users in 2019?

The demand for online music streaming services has grown rapidly with data becoming faster and affordable. The services can be accessed from multiple…

Smart Home Market Poised to Grow Rapidly by 2025, Lead by Wi-Fi Connectivity Adoption

More than six-billion Wi-Fi capable smart home devices to be shipped between 2020-2025 Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul -…

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Podcast: How COVID-19 Impacts India Smartphone Manufacturing?

A lot has changed over the past couple of months ever since the COVID-19 outbreak has been declared as “pandemic” by the WHO. To control the…

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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…

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OnePlus 8 Series: Aiming to Redefine Flagship Experience

The OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro smartphones are powered by Snapdragon 865 SoC. Both smartphones include support for the 5G network by default. OnePlus 8…

COVID-19 Overwhelming Impact on LATAM Smartphone Market

While the virus outbreak hit China the worst during February reducing the Chinese offline market by 50% and the global market by 14%, the LATAM…

Huawei CBG Revenue Grew 34% In 2019 Despite Headwinds, But 2020 Will Be More Difficult

Huawei group announced its CY2019 annual result on 31 Mar 2020. Despite the restrictions imposed by the Entity list from the U.S. government since 16…

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COVID-19 as a Catalyst in the Deeper Acceptance of Digital Payment Platforms

Looking at the impact of COVID-19 on digital payment platforms, its acceptance in the near term will be improved leading to a stronger role in the…

Counterpoint COVID-19 Will Further Cement the Road to a More Digital World

COVID-19 Will Further Cement the Road to a More Digital World

COVID-19 has been spreading like wildfire across most of the world. The virus is crippling economies and bringing industries like aviation, tourism,…

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Podcast: The State of 5G Deployment in the USA – Carrier Dynamics, Devices & More

5G has been in the works for over a decade now, and with OEMs releasing their 5G phones, cellular operators have started deploying their networks…

Webinar: COVID-19 Coronavirus Impact on the Smartphone Market

Watch our Research Director, Tom Kang and Research Vice-President, Peter Richardson, live on the Counterpoint Webinar on 31st March 2020. About the…

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,…

COVID-19 outbreak impact on the global TV market

COVID-19 Outbreak Impact on the Global TV Market

The global TV market will take a hit due to the COVID-19 outbreak in 2020. Out of the top global brands, Samsung, which has TV manufacturing…