India Smartwatch Market Grows 173% YoY in Q1 2022; Noise Leads, Fire-Boltt Takes Second Spot for First Time

Noise led the market in Q1 2022 (January-March) with a 23% share. Fire-Boltt took the second spot for the first time with a 21% share. boAt…

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Smartphone ODM/IDH Companies’ 2021 Shipments Rise 6.4% YoY Despite COVID-19, Component Shortages

San Diego, Buenos Aires, London, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – May 3, 2022 Smartphone shipments from ODM/IDH (Original Design…

Cellular IoT Chipset Market, Counterpoint Q4 2021

Qualcomm Retains Top Position in Global Cellular IoT Chipset Market in Q4 2021

Qualcomm, UNISOC and ASR  were the top three cellular IoT chipset vendors in Q4 2021. NB-IoT contributed to almost a third of the cellular IoT…

Cellular IoT Module Market Counterpoint

Global Cellular IoT Module Revenue Grows 58% YoY in Q4 2021; 5G, 4G Cat 1 Modules Fastest Growing

Quectel and Qualcomm led the global cellular IoT module and IoT chipset markets respectively in Q4 2021. 5G contributed to nearly a quarter of the…

Counterpoint Research Glance Active User Base Surges To 173 million In Q4 2021; Further Boost Expected In 2022 From New OEM Deals

Glance Active User Base Surges To 173 million In Q4 2021; Further Boost Expected In 2022 From New OEM Deals

Glance active users grew 24% from 140 million in Q1 2021 to reach 173 million in Q4 2021 Two-thirds of newly launched smartphones in Q4 2021 had…

Counterpoint Research Glance's Active User Base Crosses 160 Million in India in Q3 2021

Glance’s Active User Base Crosses 160 Million in India

Close to 30% of Indian smartphone users are now active on Glance, finds Counterpoint Research Study Glance's active user base reaches 163 million in…

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Online Channels Now Dominate India Smartphone Market: Survey

The extended presence of COVID-19, especially the high number of casualties during its second wave in 2021, has given a sharp turn to digitization in…

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…

Counterpoint Research PoS Journey

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…

India Smartphone Market 2020

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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