IFA2019 – Mid-Range Smartphones Get Some Much-Needed Attention

In the smartphone market, a lot of emphasis is given to flagship products – they are the ones that tend to receive the first release of new…

Nokia Leads the Global Rankings in Updating Smartphone Software and Security

Key brands had fewer than a third of their sub-US$200 smartphones updated to the latest Android version. Nokia leads with more than 90% of its…

Global Smartphone Shipments Market Share Q2 2019

INFOGRAPHIC: Q2-2019 | MOBILE MARKET MONITOR

Our Q2-2019 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one Infographic in each quarter to summarize the handset and smartphone market…

5G Infrastructure – Share More, Plan Less

As 5G networks roll out globally, operators and administrators are seeking ways to accelerate the benefits of the new technology, while keeping…

China Market

China’s Smartphone Market Grew 10% QoQ but Declined 9% YoY in Q2 2019

Q2 2019 Shipments in China's smartphone market was less than 100 million units for the second consecutive quarter. Huawei was the only brand in the…

UK Consumers Cool on Huawei

The US government has been discussing its concerns over Huawei as a potential security threat for many months. It has also been urging other…

Rise of the Open Channel in LATAM

The sales channel landscape for the LATAM mobile devices market has been going through significant changes in the last few years. Just two years ago,…

Camera Smartphone

Smartphone OEMs are Keen on Enhancing Camera Megapixels

Global smartphone sell-in volumes in Q1 2019 fell for a sixth consecutive quarter, according to the latest data from Counterpoint Research. As a…

Huawei Smartphone

Can Huawei’s Success Story in China’s Premium Segment Continue?

In Q1 2019, Huawei overtook Apple as the second largest smartphone brand globally. In China, Huawei has remained the number one smartphone brand…

Operator Partnerships Hold the Key to Success in Canada’s Smartphone Market

Like in many developed economies, operators drive the Canadian smartphone market. More than 85% of smartphone sales take place through operators.…

Samsung

Smartphone Shipments in Peru Fell for the Third Consecutive Quarter in Q1 2019

Huawei was the only brand which grew during the quarter. New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Beijing, San Diego, Buenos Aires – June 13th, 2019…

Global Smartphone Shipments Market Share Q1 2019

INFOGRAPHIC: Q1-2019 | MOBILE MARKET MONITOR

Our Q1-2019 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one Infographic in each quarter to summarize the handset and smartphone market…

Samsung Leads Sri Lanka Smartphone Market Even as Xiaomi Enters Top Three

Sri Lanka’s smartphone market grew around 11% YoY during Q1 2019. New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Beijing, San Diego, Buenos Aires – 3rd June…

Smartphone Market in Bangladesh Grew 45% YoY in Q1 2019

Samsung took the first position from Symphony in Bangladesh smartphone market, grabbing a 22% market share. LTE capable smartphones grew 117% YoY…

Huawei Centre

Analyzing the Impact of the US Trade Ban on Huawei’s Smartphone Business

The US trade ban on Huawei has come as expected. The US has put Huawei on the “Entity List”, which prohibits it from buying or selling anything from…

Colombian Smartphone Market Continues to Grow in Q1 2019

Huawei was the fastest growing brand (76% YoY growth including HONOR co-brand), surpassing Motorola to become the second largest brand in Colombia…

The European Smartphone Market Declined 3% YoY in Q1 2019

While overall smartphone sales declined 3% annually, Chinese brands grew a record 39% YoY in the European market. Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi,…

France: A Battleground for Premium Flagship Smartphones

Being a mature smartphone market, the average selling price (ASP) in France is already high. Apple and Samsung so far dominate the market. However,…