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…

Counterpoint Research OPPO Becomes Number 1 Smartphone Brand in China for First Time Ever

OPPO Becomes Number 1 Smartphone Brand in China for First Time Ever

Beijing, London, San Diego, Buenos Aires, New Delhi, Seoul, Hong Kong – March 5, 2021 OPPO has risen through the ranks to become the number one…

Global Smartwatch Shipments Rise 1.5% in 2020; Price Trends Going Premium

Global Smartwatch Shipments Rise 1.5% in 2020; Price Trends Going Premium

In Q4 2020, the shipments decreased slightly YoY due to a fresh wave of COVID-19. However, Apple managed to expand its market share and remains…

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European Smartphone Market Down 14% YoY in 2020; Xiaomi Gains While Huawei and Samsung Lose

Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – March 1, 2021 2020 was a rollercoaster year for the European smartphone market. The…

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HONOR V40 Review: Stylish Design, Vivid Display, Fluid Gaming Experience

The HONOR V40 flaunts a 6.72-inch curved OLED screen. Under the hood is a 7nm MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ SoC with support for 5G connectivity. The…

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Xiaomi Overtakes Samsung In Russia Online Smartphone Sales in Q4 2020

Online smartphone sales reached 35% of the total sales in Russia during Q4 2020. Apple broke into the top three smartphone brands in the online…

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Podcast: Auto Sector’s Semiconductor Shortage Likely to Ease in Late 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic impacted automobile sales in H1 2020. But as the demand started recovering in H2 2020, the semiconductor shortage crisis hit…

Counterpoint Research: US Smartphone Market Down 6% YoY in Q4 2020, but Apple, Samsung Grow

US Smartphone Market Down 6% YoY in Q4 2020, but Apple, Samsung Grow

Boston, Denver, Toronto, London, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – February 1, 2021 The US smartphone market saw a 6% YoY decline in…

Counterpoint Research: Apple Shipped Record iPhones in Q4 2020, Global Smartphone Market Continues to Recover

Apple Shipped Record iPhones in Q4 2020, Global Smartphone Market Continues to Recover

• The global smartphone market continued to recover in Q4 2020, rebounding 8% QoQ to 395.9 million units. • Apple’s 8% YoY and 96% QoQ growth helped…

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Podcast: Resilient Smartphone Market Heads Confidently Into 2021

After a few years of decline, we were expecting the smartphone market to grow in 2020. Sure enough, the year did start on a good note. But towards…

Global Demand for Laptops gets Pandemic Push

Global Demand for Laptops Gets Pandemic Push

The surge in work-from-home and study-from-home due to the COVID-19 pandemic has meant good news for the laptop market. Counterpoint expects that the…

5G Connected Cars to Grab 40% of China Market by 2025

5G Connected Cars to Grab 40% of China Market by 2025

Beijing, Hong Kong, New Delhi, London, Seoul, Buenos Aires, San Diego – December 18, 2020 5G connected car sales volume in China will jump to 7.1…

Apple, Huawei, Samsung Lead Global Smartwatch Shipments in Q3 2020

Shipments increased 6% in Q3 2020 compared to the same period last year. The top five brands contributed more than 66% of the total shipments in Q3…

INFOGRAPHIC: Q3-2020 | MOBILE MARKET MONITOR

INFOGRAPHIC: Q3-2020 | MOBILE MARKET MONITOR

Our Q3-2020 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one Infographic in each quarter to summarize the mobile handset market activities in…