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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…

Could Vodafone and Three be next UK mega-merger?

It has been little over a year since mobile operator O2 tied-up with cable broadband provider Virgin Media to create a new telecom giant ‘Virgin…

Europe Smartphone Shipments Decline 11% YoY in Q2 2022 as Macro Climate Continues to Deteriorate

The Europe smartphone market declined by 11% YoY and 13% QoQ to 40 million units in Q2 2022, the lowest quarterly total since Q2 2020. A…

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China Cloud on Tesla’s Q2 2022 Numbers; Fundamentals Remain Strong

Tesla sold more than 254,000 vehicles in Q2 2022, an increase of 27% YoY, which was below general expectations. This was the first time since the…

phone (1) launch: much ado about Nothing

This afternoon, the latest smartphone brand will launch in selected markets across Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The Nothing phone (1),…

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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…

Europe Smartphone Market Drops 12% YoY in Q1 2022; Region Braces for Further Challenges Ahead

49 million smartphones shipped in Europe in Q1 2022, the lowest first quarter total since Q1 2013 Samsung remained as the region's top vendor,…

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…

Cellular IoT Module Market Counterpoint

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…

Samsung A Series Gets an Unglamourous but Important Update

Samsung has unveiled its latest A Series smartphones in Europe: the Galaxy A33 and Galaxy A53. It was one of the more low-key events of the year so…

Europe Smartphone Market Gains 8% YoY in 2021; But COVID-19 Recovery Comes Up Short

London, Boston, Toronto, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – January 31, 2022 2021 was another rollercoaster year for the European smartphone market.…

realme Key to Europe’s Affordable 5G Smartphone Growth

5G is growing rapidly in Europe. 5G sales in the region more than doubled over 2020 and accounted for half of all smartphone sales in Q3 2021 (up…

Europe Smartphone Market in Q3 2021: Samsung Holds on Despite Challenging Climate

London, Boston, Toronto, New Delhi, Beijing, Hong Kong, Taipei, Seoul – November 3, 2021 Europe’s smartphone market appears to have largely recovered…

CIS Holds Key to Xiaomi’s Q2 2021 Europe Smartphone Success

Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – August 18, 2021 Erratum: this is an update to a previous PR that was based on…

Q2 2021: Europe Smartphone Market’s Bumpy Road to Recovery

Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – August 4, 2021 The Europe Smartphone market continued along its road to recovery in Q2…

Europe’s Mid tier smartphone battle rages on

Huawei’s near departure from the European market, which began around 12 months ago, left a vacuum waiting to be filled. Various relatively new…

Smartphone Market Shows Encouraging Signs in Finland, Netherlands and Denmark in Q1 2021; ASP Goes Up

OnePlus, Xiaomi Shine as Finland, Netherlands & Denmark Smartphone Markets Recover in Q1 2021

Xiaomi and OnePlus growing at Huawei's and LG's expense Samsung led all 3 markets as S21's early launch proves to be fruitful ASP Growth seen in all…