Huawei overtakes Apple as world’s second-biggest smartphone maker

Huawei has surpassed Apple in global smartphone sales consistently for June and July. With August sales looking strong for the Chinese vendor, a…

Huawei Surpasses Apple to be the Second Largest Smartphone Brand

Huawei rising on its momentum has surpassed Apple consistently for the first time to capture the second spot globally Hong Kong, Seoul, New Delhi,…

Wearables: Can a smartwatch hack it as a sports watch?

Huawei launched the second edition of its Huawei Watch series at MWC earlier this year. The watch comes in two flavours: Classic and Sport. The one I…

Key Takeaways from Huawei Analyst Summit – HAS 2017

Huawei held the 14th annual Huawei Global Analyst Summit (HAS) in Shenzhen from April 11th to April 13th. The theme of this year’s event was “Leading…

Run-up to CES 2017

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) gets under way on 5th of January. We have a team of analysts present at the event meeting with tech companies…

2Q 2016: Western Europe 4G LTE Smartphone Shipments Grew 76% Annually

While overall smartphone demand remained flat compared to last year, 4G LTE smartphone demand across UK, Germany and France jumped significantly.…

Huawei Sprinkles Hollywood Glamour on P9 and P9 Plus

UPDATED with some comparative photos from the P9 sample device. Huawei has been one of the fast moving brands over the last two years. It was early…

Apple wins dual crowns in September – China and US

According to Counterpoint Research’s Monthly Market Pulse report, Apple took the number one spot in September in both China and the US, the world’s…

Q3 2015: Global Handset shipments reaching almost half a billion units

Counterpoint Research team of Analysts have completed preliminary sizing of the global handset and smartphone market as few OEMs have already…

Infographic: Q2-2015|Mobile Market Monitor

Our Q2-2015 Market Monitor report has been published. We update one infographic in each quarter to summarize handset and smartphone market activities…

Galaxy S6 Series Soars to become third & fourth Bestsellers in April, just 20 days after launch

According to the latest monthly Market Pulse report from Counterpoint Research, the Galaxy S6 series combined (S6 and S6 Edge) has reached second…

Huawei — Does the P in P8 stand for Persistence?

When asked how Huawei is planning to address the issue of developing a strong brand personality, one of the marketing leads for its Consumer Group…

Pride comes before a Bend

Bendgate is one of a number of issues that has struck Apple in the last few weeks. The apparent fragility of iPhone 6+ is coming on top of the…

Infographic: The Q2 Handset/Smartphone Market in One Page

Below is one of the infographics we update quarterly to summarize the events each quarter for the handset and smartphone market. The data comes from…

Snapshot of the smartphone market in May 2014

Every month we track the smartphone market across 35 countries from the supply chain to the retail POS and consumers to create accurate data and…

Apple, Samsung & The Great Cluster

A lot has happened since the advent of iPhone in 2007, birth of long tail of startup brands in smartphone space to end of an era for the then market…

MWC 2014: An Event it was

MWC 2014 Overview This year's Mobile World Congress held in Barcelona, provided the industry with the next iteration of smart, cheap and…