HiSilicon’s Loss is Qualcomm’s Gain in High-end Segment

The smartphone application processor market is dominated by Qualcomm. The company maintains its lead in the market by catering to all smartphone…

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Podcast: Open RAN – Discussing the Potential, Deployment Progress, Opportunities & Challenges

Open Radio Access Networks or Open RAN is slowly gaining momentum in the telecom industry. It promises to be an alternative way of building networks…

Counterpoint Smartphone CIS Sensors to Top Five Billion Mark in 2020 as Quad-Camera Smartphone Designs Ramp Despite COVID-19

Smartphone CIS Sensors to Top Five Billion Units in 2020 as Quad-Camera Smartphone Designs Ramp Despite COVID-19

In 1Q20, the penetration of quad-camera smartphones reached almost 20% of global smartphone shipments. OPPO, Xiaomi, Huawei, and Samsung together…

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Oppo Find X2 Pro: Gorgeous Display and Versatile Cameras, at a Premium

The Oppo Find X2 Pro features a 6.7-inch QHD+ display with a 120Hz refresh rate. The triple rear camera setup offers 10X hybrid zoom and 60X digital…

The Rise of Smartphone Players in the Smart TV Market

The Rise of Smartphone Players in the Smart TV Market

Smartphone makers are now eyeing the smart TV market globally. Smart TV is a natural extension for a lot of device makers as they are quite familiar…

COVID-19 Weighs on European Smartphone Market in Q1 2020

The viral outbreak followed by lockdowns caused the Europe smartphone market to contract by 7% YoY and 23% QoQ Apple remained resilient while Huawei…

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Podcast: Understanding the Opportunities & Trends in Global Refurbished Smartphone Market

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has caused the global smartphone market to decline below 300 million in Q1 2020. As a result, we have also…

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Podcast: Huawei Losing TSMC Access is a Bigger Deal than Losing GMS

A year ago, Huawei was put on the US Entity List, which cut off the Chinese smartphone giant and telecom equipment maker from doing businesses with…

Counterpoint Infographic Q1 2020

INFOGRAPHIC: Q1-2020 | MOBILE MARKET MONITOR

Our Q1-2020 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one Infographic in each quarter to summarize the mobile handset market activities in…

TSMC Caught in the Crossfire as US Renews Focus on Huawei

Event The US Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) announced on 15 May that it plans to protect U.S. national security by restricting Huawei’s…

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Microsoft, Amazon & Huawei Lead the Overall IoT Platform Landscape in Completeness; ClearBlade & FogHorn Emerge as Leading Edge-Focused IoT Platforms

CISCO, Arm, and Google lead with end-to-end security and orchestration capabilities, whereas, PTC, Nutanix & WebNMS scores well on several…

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The Mi 10 Could Help Xiaomi Increase its Global Presence in the Ultra-Premium Segment

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused the global smartphone market to experience its fastest ever decline of 13% YoY in Q1 2020. While Samsung, Huawei,…

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Podcast: How is the Fast-Growing Kids’ Smartwatch Segment Shaping Up?

Smartwatches are gaining popularity worldwide, especially given the fact that they double as fitness trackers. But they are not just for adults.…

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Galaxy S20 Ultra Shows Off Samsung’s Prowess in Mobile Photography and Zoom Technology

The Galaxy S20 Ultra features four cameras at the back. The primary sensor is of a massive 108MP resolution. There is also a 48MP telephoto folded…

Huawei CBG Revenue Grew 34% In 2019 Despite Headwinds, But 2020 Will Be More Difficult

Huawei group announced its CY2019 annual result on 31 Mar 2020. Despite the restrictions imposed by the Entity list from the U.S. government since 16…

February 2020: Global Smartphone Sales Show Resilience with a 14% Decline

As COVID-19 takes its toll, market demand is fragile but global smartphone sales (sell-through) in February declined only 14% compared to last year,…

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Apple Regains Popularity in China With iPhone 11 Series

According to Counterpoint’s latest Market Monitor data, Apple’s market share in China in Q4 2019 rose to 14%, the highest level since 2018. Apple’s…

Counterpoint Global Smartphone Shipments Market Share FY2019 Infographics

Infographic: CY-2019 | Mobile Market Monitor

Our CY-2019 infographic has been published. We release this Infographic every year to summarize the handset market activities in a single page. Some…