India Smartphone Market Set for Record Shipments in 2021

India Smartphone Market Set for Record Shipments in 2021

India’s smartphone market will reach 173 million shipments in 2021. More than 100 million smartphones will be shipped in H2 2021. 5G devices will…

Counterpoint Research: Glance’s Active User Base in India Reaches 140 Million in Q1 2021

Glance’s Active User Base in India Reaches 140 Million in Q1 2021

70% of newly-launched smartphones in the sub-$250 segment now come pre-installed with the Glance lockscreen platform London, San Diego, Buenos Aires,…

Counterpoint Research Can POCO Scale New Heights as Independent Brand?

Can POCO Scale New Heights as Independent Brand?

In 2020, Xiaomi spun off POCO as an independent company. Though POCO has separate management, it utilizes Xiaomi’s R&D capabilities, supply…

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China Handset Production Stops Shrinking For Now

Global handset production fell 16% YoY in 2020 due to disruptions at manufacturing units and a sharp drop in demand following the COVID-19 pandemic.…

Counterpoint: Tesla Entry in India

Tesla – A Game Changer for India’s EV Industry?

Stagnating electric vehicle (EV) sales in the US have led Tesla to explore overseas markets in Europe and China. But the increasing competition in…

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Smartphones as PoS Terminals Fill Digital Gap But Face Challenges

COVID-19 has led to the speedy adoption of digital payment methods across India. However, many small merchants, local vendors and self-employed…

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Resilient India Smartphone Market Crosses 150 Million Units in Pandemic-Hit 2020

The Indian smartphone market registered a modest 4% decline in the pandemic-hit year. The market crossed 100 million units in the second half of…

MediaTek Becomes Biggest Smartphone Chipset Vendor for First Time in Q3 2020

MediaTek Becomes Biggest Smartphone Chipset Vendor for First Time in Q3 2020

More than 100 million smartphones were sold globally with MediaTek chipsets in Q3 2020. Qualcomm led the market for 5G chipsets in Q3 2020. New…

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Global Smartphone Market Shows Signs of Recovery in Q3, Xiaomi reaches 3rd place and Realme grows fastest at 132% QoQ

Xiaomi, for the first time, surpassed Apple to capture the third spot in the global smartphone market. Realme was the fastest-growing brand in Q3 as…

Governments Play Catch-up With Digital Economy

Governments Play Catch-up With Digital Economy

Propelled by rapid technological changes and dynamic market forces, the digital economy is changing fast. To be in step, governments and law-making…

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Weekly Update: COVID-19 Impact On Global Automotive Industry

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Three out of Four Visitors Get Their Smartphone Repaired in a Day

Counterpoint carries out a study on after-sales service across six key Indian cities Findings reveal OPPO is the fastest in after-sales delivery…

Smartphone Growth in Emerging Markets Will Continue in 2019

Recently, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) projected that economic growth in emerging markets, during 2019, will be faster (4.7%) than developed…

Connected Vehicles: The Next Big Thing for Digital India?

Connected vehicles are conceivably the most exciting concept powered by IoT at this time. Cars today are already being packed with more electronics…

Selfie Centric Smartphones Grew Nine-Fold Annually, Smartphone Shipments Grew 15% in Q1 2017

Selfie Centric Smartphones Grew Nine-Fold Annually, Smartphone Shipments Grew 15% in Q1 2017 OPPO, vivo, Gionee registered highest annual growth…

Meet Counterpoint at Mobile Phone Industry Chain Summit 2016 on Nov 25th in Shenzhen, China

Counterpoint Research and Reed Exhibitions Kuozhan Shanghai Co., Ltd. are jointly holding the “Mobile Phone Industry Chain Summit 2016” on Nov 25th…

Reliance Jio’s Race Towards 100 Mn LTE Subs Elite Club

Reliance Jio has been grabbing headlines ever since it started the commercial trial of its services in December 2015. After months of waiting it…

Market Pulse || July 2016 Edition

Today we published the July edition of our popular Market Pulse report. This edition covers the market for June 2016. The key takeaways in this…