MEA Smartphone Shipments Decline 7.8% YoY in Q2 2022 on Macro Headwinds

MEA Smartphone Shipments Decline 7.8% YoY in Q2 2022 on Macro Headwinds

MEA smartphone shipments retreated 7.8% YoY and 10% QoQ in Q2 2022 to 38 million units. This was the lowest level since Q2 2020, or since the depth…

MEA Smartphone Market Drops 4% YoY in Q1 2022 on Macroeconomic Concerns

MEA smartphone sales retreated 4% YoY in Q1 2022, mainly due to macro concerns. Samsung sales dropped YoY but saw their market share rebound from…

Counterpoint Research - Transsion Updates

Transsion Updates: Q1 2022

Growth Worries in Africa, India See First Revenue Drop Since COVID-19, But Diversification Efforts on Track June 6, 2022 Transsion Holdings reported…

Global Smartphone Market Declined by 7% YoY Amidst Supply Constraints and Geopolitical Uncertainty in Q1 2022

The global smartphone market declined by 7% YoY and 12% QoQ to 328 million units in Q1 2022. While Samsung’s shipments declined 3% YoY, it was the…

Nigeria Smartphone Sales up 81% YoY in 2021; TECNO Retains Top Position

TECNO saw annual growth of 65%, retaining its top position for the fifth consecutive year. Nearly 3 in 4 smartphones sold in 2021 were LTE enabled.…

Counterpoint Research Saudi Arabia Smartphone Market 2021

Saudi Arabia Smartphone Sales Cross Pre-pandemic Levels

Saudi Arabia’s smartphone market grew 49% YoY in 2021, a 14% increase from the pre-pandemic 2019. Samsung led the market despite losing share. Apple…

Infographic: Q4-2021 | Smartphones | Mobile Market Monitor

Our Q4 2021 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one infographic each quarter to summarize the smartphone market activities in a…

MEA Smartphone Market Grows 15% YoY in 2021 as Digital Adoption Accelerates

MEA smartphone sales grew 15% YoY in 2021, marking the best year ever for the market. Samsung continued to top the market, though its lead was…

Global Annual Smartphone Market Grew for the First Time Since 2017; Record Annual Shipments for Apple

Global smartphone shipments grew 4% YoY to reach 1.39 billion units in 2021. Q4 2021 shipments declined 6% YoY to reach 371 million units. Samsung…

Counterpoint Research MEA Smartphone Market Q3 2021

MEA Smartphone Market Witnesses Best Q3 on Record; Samsung Reverses Decline, TECNO Solidifies Position

MEA smartphone shipments grew 1% YoY and 7.5% QoQ in Q3 2021. The quarter was the best Q3 on record, registering shipments of 46.5 million devices.……

Counterpoint Research MEA Smartphone Market Q2 2021

MEA Smartphone Market Sees Best Q2 on Record; Samsung Leads but TECNO, Xiaomi Close Gap

MEA smartphone sales grew 35% YoY during Q2 2021, making it the best Q2 on record. Samsung continued to hold the top spot in the region by…

Ethiopia Smartphone Market Q1 2021

Ethiopia Smartphone Shipments up 10% YoY in Q1 2021; Opening up of Telecom Sector Offers Huge Opportunity

London, Hong Kong, Boston, Toronto, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – June 27, 2021 Ethiopia’s smartphone shipments increased 9.8% in Q1 2021,…