China Smartphone Sales Fall 12% YoY in Q3 2022, Beat Lockdown Impact to Rise 5% QoQ

China’s smartphone sales in Q3 2022 declined 12.4% YoY on weak demand.  Apple took the crown in September in terms of market share growth, with its…

Global Smartphone Market at Lowest Q3 Level Since 2014

The global smartphone market declined by 12% YoY even as it grew by 2% QoQ to reach 301 million units in Q3 2022. While quarterly growth in Apple…

Global Smartphone Shipments Decline 9% YoY in Q2 2022 Amid Deteriorating Economic and Geopolitical Climate

The global smartphone market declined by 9% YoY and 10% QoQ to 295 million units in Q2 2022. This was the first time quarterly shipments dropped…

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China Smartphone Sales Hit New Low in Q2 2022; HONOR Bucks the Trend, Doubles Sales

China’s smartphone sales hit a fresh low in Q2 2022 to reach less than half of the sales of the historical peak in Q4 2016. The last time the sales…

Qualcomm, Qorvo, Skyworks Lead the $4.4 Billion Smartphone RFFE Market in Q1 2022

In Q1 2022, the smartphone RF front-end market recorded nearly $4.4 billion in revenues. Qualcomm managed to expand its market share to around…

HONOR Magic4 Ultimate Review: Impressive Camera Capabilities, Smooth Gaming Experience

The HONOR Magic4 Ultimate has a curved 6.81-inch LTPO screen and a Penta-camera setup at the back. Under the hood is a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC, a…

China Smartphone Sales During 618 Fell 10% YoY Amid COVID-19, Slowdown

Beijing, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Seoul, London, San Diego, Buenos Aires – July 1, 2022 This year’s 618 e-commerce festival in China, which ran from May…

Smartphone Cameras Continue Steep Advances as Software Drives Innovation In New Directions

Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – June 8, 2022 Counterpoint Research hosts webinar around innovation in smartphone…

Whitepaper: Smartphone Imaging Trends: New Directions Capturing Magic Moments

Overview:  The camera has always been a major component of the smartphone and a key selling point among consumers. In the past, smartphone cameras…

Infographic: Q1-2022 | Smartphones | Mobile Market Monitor

Our Q1 2022 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one infographic each quarter to summarize the smartphone market activities in a…

Smartphone Imaging Trends: New Directions Capturing Magic Moments

Over the last few years, steady upgrades in CMOS image sensor (CIS) technology combined with the evolution of chipsets – and the improvements in AI…

Infographic: Top 5 Smartphone Model Share For 8 Countries: January 2022

Our latest infographic summarizing the best-selling smartphones from 8 countries in January 2022 is out now. Some quick observations: iPhone took…

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China Smartphone Sales Decline for 10 Consecutive Weeks in First Half of 2022

China’s smartphone sales declined for 10 consecutive weeks since the sixth week of 2022 when compared to the same period in 2021, according to…

Global Smartphone Market Declined by 7% YoY Amidst Supply Constraints and Geopolitical Uncertainty in Q1 2022

The global smartphone market declined by 7% YoY and 12% QoQ to 328 million units in Q1 2022. While Samsung’s shipments declined 3% YoY, it was the…

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China Q1 2022 Smartphone Sales Drop 14% YoY to Test 2020 Levels; HONOR Registers Highest YoY Growth

vivo led the market in Q1 2022, capturing a 20% share, followed by OPPO (18%) and Apple (18%). HONOR was China’s fastest-growing OEM (167% YoY) in…

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Samsung Led Top 10 5G Android Best-selling Smartphones in Feb 2022

Samsung led the February 2022 top 10 5G Android smartphones list with five spots, according to Counterpoint Research Handset Model Sales Tracker. The…

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HONOR Bets on Magic 4 Series to Grab Premium Share in the European Smartphone Market

Ever since HONOR became an independent company, after separating from Huawei, it gradually started building momentum. In Q4 2021, China’s smartphone…

Key Consumer IoT Themes at MWC 2022: Wearables, Smart Office & Smart Home Solutions Galore

Mobile World Congress (MWC) which took place in Barcelona, Spain this year from February 28th to March 3rd showcased some interesting announcements…