China Smartphone Market Sees Lowest Q2 Sales Since 2012; vivo Leads as Huawei Plummets

Smartphone sales in China declined 13% QoQ and 6% YoY in Q2 2021. vivo led the market in Q2 2021, capturing a 23% share, followed by OPPO (21%) and…

Mixed Fortunes for Ericsson and Nokia in China 5G RAN Tender

As expected, domestic vendors Huawei and ZTE were awarded the largest contracts in China Broadcasting Network (CBN) and China Mobile's recent joint…

China Smartphone Sales Rebound During Shopping Festival

China’s smartphone sales rebounded during the mid-year 618 (June 18) shopping festival, rising 7% YoY according to Counterpoint data. The increase…

Huawei’s Q1 2021 Smartphone Installed Base Share at 9.7%, Sales Share at 4.6%

One of the biggest issues faced by the smartphone market in 2020 was the tightening of US trade sanctions against Huawei. The company, which had…

Pandemic Push Tablet Shipments up 53% YoY in Q1 2021

Pandemic Push: Tablet Shipments up 53% YoY in Q1 2021

Boston, Toronto, London, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul - June 14, 2021 The global tablet market saw a big revival during the pandemic,…

Dark Clouds Loom in China for Ericsson – and Nokia?

Ericsson and Nokia continue to benefit from the absence of their Chinese rivals in many markets. Nokia recently surprised the market with…

Counterpoint Research Global Smartwatch Shipments Jump 35% YoY in Q1 2021

Global Smartwatch Shipments Jump 35% YoY in Q1 2021

Apple registers a healthy 50% annual growth, capturing a third of the smartwatch market in terms of volumes. The merger of Wear OS, Tizen OS and…

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Global Smartwatch Shipments Market Share (2018Q1 – 2021Q1)

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China Smartphone Market Share: By Quarter

Source: MOBILE DEVICES MONITOR – Q1 2021 (Vendor Region Countries) DOWNLOAD:      China Smartphone Quarterly Market Data (2019Q4 – 2021Q1) China…

Counterpoint Research Big shake up in Chinese smartphone market 1Q 2021; OPPO, vivo top the market, realme grows fastest

Big shake up in Chinese smartphone market Q1 2021; OPPO, vivo top the market, realme grows fastest

realme’s quarterly shipments grew 82% QoQ, making it the seventh biggest brand in China’s smartphone market. OPPO, vivo topped the market as Huawei…

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Huawei 1+8 Review: Look at What You Could Have Won

In the 1980s there was a popular TV game show in the UK where contestants played darts for prizes. They had opportunities to gamble their winnings…

China’s Smartphone Market Turns Corner in Q1 2021; 5G takes center stage while vivo, OPPO jostle for top spot

China’s Smartphone Market Turns Corner in Q1 2021; 5G Takes Center Stage While vivo, OPPO Jostle For Top Spot

Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – April 29, 2021 Smartphone shipment growth in China turned positive in Q1 2021, growing…

Counterpoint Research European Smartphone Market Rebounds in Q1 2021; Competition Continues to Heat Up

European Smartphone Market Rebounds in Q1 2021; Competition Continues to Heat Up

Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – April 27, 2021 The European smartphone market appears to be on the road to recovery…

Smartphone Storage Capacity Zooms on Increased Demand

Storage capacity is quickly gaining traction as one of the more important criteria for which smartphone OEMs compete among themselves, especially in…

Counterpoint-Research-Vivo Takes Lead In China Smartphone Market for First Time

Vivo Takes Lead In China Smartphone Market for the First Time

• OPPO and vivo fight for the top position in China after Huawei’s decline. • The top spot in China may change hands frequently this year. Beijing,…

INFOGRAPHIC: CY 2020 | Mobile Market Monitor

Our CY 2020 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one infographic each year to summarize the mobile handset market activities in a…

Counterpoint Research Thailand Smartphone Shipments: Rocky 2020 Ends Flat But on a Bright Note

Thailand Smartphone Shipments: Rocky 2020 Ends Flat But on a Bright Note

Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – March 23, 2021 Thailand’s smartphone market normalized in the fourth quarter of 2020 to…

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INFOGRAPHIC: Q4 2020 | MOBILE MARKET MONITOR

Our Q4 2020 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one infographic each quarter to summarize the mobile handset market activities in a…