US Smartphone Sales Decline 6% YoY in Q1 2022 as Pandemic Demand Cools

The US smartphone market declined by 6% YoY in Q1 2022. Apple led the market in Q1 2022, capturing a 47% share, followed by Samsung (28%) and…

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US Smartphone Sales Remain Flat YoY in Q4 2021 Due to Shortages of Premium Flagships

Los Angeles, Buenos Aires, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Montreal, Denver, Hong Kong, Beijing, Seoul – January 28, 2022 US smartphone sales remained…

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Top 10 Automotive Announcements at CES 2022

The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) held this year from January 5 to 7 saw attendance from tech companies from various domains such as 5G,…

Rakuten and Dish – 2022 Will Be A Critical Year For Greenfield Networks

Rakuten and Dish are pioneering the development of open, cloud-native 5G multi-vendor networks and operate in highly competitive and mature markets.…

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Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro with Tensor SoC: Google’s Showcase of AI and ML Advancements

The Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro smartphones come with a new and impressive industrial design. The smartphones are powered by Google’s in-house Tensor…

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Amazon’s Big Fall Launches and Their Impact

Amazon recently held its annual Big Fall Event during which it introduced many devices mainly focusing on the smart home segment. Companies are…

H1 2021 Sees 5G Smartphone Shipment Share Zooming to 43.2% in Japan Market

Braving the COVID-19 pandemic, Japan’s smartphone shipments grew 27% YoY to 19.7 million units in H1 2021, according to the latest numbers from…

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$1.1-billion Opportunity Opens up in South Korea with LG’s Exit

Boston, Toronto, London, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul - September 6, 2021 A $1.1-billion opportunity has been created in South Korea…

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Weekly Update: Global Coronavirus Impact and Implications

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Smart Speaker Market to Grow at 21% CAGR During 2020-2025

Smart speakers have gained prominence in recent years due to the rapid growth of the smart home market. A smart speaker is defined as a speaker that…

Android 12 Beta First Impressions: Google Focuses on Redesigned UI, Enhanced Privacy & Convenience Features

At the I/O 2021 developer conference in May 2021, Google showcased upcoming features and updates for its range of products. Google Maps is getting…

Smartphones, B2B IoT to Push eSIM-based Device Shipments to 6 Bn by 2025

Smartphones to Capture Nearly Half of eSIM Device Shipments by 2025

Adoption of iUICC (Integrated SIM) may grow remarkably on support from major chipset vendors and smartphone players Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi,…

Counterpoint Research: US Smartphone Market Down 6% YoY in Q4 2020, but Apple, Samsung Grow

US Smartphone Market Down 6% YoY in Q4 2020, but Apple, Samsung Grow

Boston, Denver, Toronto, London, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – February 1, 2021 The US smartphone market saw a 6% YoY decline in…

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Google Pixel 4a Review: Compact Camera for Stunning Still Photography

The Pixel 4a now flaunts an OLED display with HDR10 support. The smartphone features a single 12MP rear camera and an 8MP front snapper. Under the…

Will Higher (Above 90Hz) Refresh Rate Screen Become a Standard Feature?

Will Higher (Above 90Hz) Refresh Rate Screen Become a Standard Feature?

As smartphone market is saturated, companies are trying to differentiate their products through various specifications. Display size, Pixel per inch…

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Podcast: App Economy and Apple’s Epic Battle

Apple introduced the App Store on iOS as a digital distribution platform for games and apps and revolutionized the way software is distributed on…

Reliance Jio: World’s First ‘Super Operator’?

In the world's second largest mobile market, Reliance Jio, India's leading Communication Service Provider (CSP) or mobile operator, has taken the…

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…