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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…

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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…

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Google Cloud: Customer centricity critical for future growth

Over the past year, we have seen an evolution in Google Cloud’s strategy.  Building on the company’s strong technology and product foundation, Google…

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Edge Computing Space Gets Crowded as Hyperscalers Move on 5G MEC Opportunity

In recent months, several hyperscale cloud providers have signed deals with major MNOs, signalling their intent to target the Multi-Access Edge…

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Top 10 Automotive Announcements in CES 2020

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES), one of the largest global platforms to showcase consumer electronics technologies and innovation, was held in…

Global True Wireless Hearables Market to Grow by 90% to 230 Million Units in 2020

The market is expected to grow at 80% CAGR from 2019 to 2022 with a similar growth momentum as the early smartphone market a decade ago  Seoul, Hong…