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INFOGRAPHIC: Q4-2019 | MOBILE MARKET MONITOR

Our Q4-2019 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one Infographic in each quarter to summarize the handset and smartphone market…

Multiple Huawei Mate Xs at Launch

Huawei: Unfolding Drama

Had MWC not been cancelled Huawei would have held its launch event in front of a packed auditorium. However, instead, it is having to use a webcast…

Counterpoint Radio Access Network (RAN) Market Research

The Race to Open RAN Will Be A Marathon, Not A Sprint!

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego February 13th, 2020 Ever since consolidation in 2013, the Radio Access Network…

Counterpoint Huawei to Play Limited Role in UK 5G

Huawei to Play a Limited Role in UK 5G

The UK government has decided to allow Huawei a limited role in building 5G infrastructure in the country. The UK has been under pressure, especially…

Counterpoint Top Selling Smartphones by Revenue Q3 2019

Top Selling Smartphone Models by Revenue – Q3 2019

Overview: Counterpoint Research has been tracking the global smartphone industry on a monthly basis. According to Counterpoint’s latest model…

Counterpoint Canada Decision on Huawei

Canada’s Decision on Huawei, a Defining Moment in Relationship with China

Canada is caught in the middle of the raging trade war between the US and China. The re-elected government under the leadership of Justin Trudeau…

Apple Continues to Lead Global Handset Industry Profit Share

Overall global handset profits declined 11% YoY to USD 12 billion in Q3 2019 due to an increased mix of entry to mid-tier products and a fall in…

Global True Wireless Hearables Market to Grow by 90% to 230 Million Units in 2020

The market is expected to grow at 80% CAGR from 2019 to 2022 with a similar growth momentum as the early smartphone market a decade ago  Seoul, Hong…

INFOGRAPHIC: Q3-2019 | MOBILE MARKET MONITOR

Our Q3-2019 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one Infographic in each quarter to summarize the handset and smartphone market…

AR/VR Seen as Killer 5G Consumer App at Huawei Global MBB Forum

Huawei’s 10th Global Mobile Broadband Forum in Zurich, Switzerland was attended by more than 2000 industry executives from leading telcos across the…

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…

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…