Samsung smartphones rebound in July-August, widen gap with other brands

Samsung Smartphones Rebound in July-August, Widen Gap With Other Brands

• After losing its crown in April, Samsung has rebuilt its market share. • The company has also recaptured the top spot in India. Seoul, Hong Kong,…

New iPhone to Give European 5G a Much-needed Shot in the Arm

New iPhone to Give European 5G a Much-needed Shot in the Arm

5G rollouts are gathering speed across Europe. There are currently 45 live 5G networks across 20 countries in the region[1], including four markets…

Apple to Outperform Global Smartphone Market in 2020; iPhone Refresh to See Significant Upgrade Cycle in Q4

Counterpoint Research expects Apple sell-in volumes to grow 4% YoY in 2020. Global smartphone market will retract by 10% in 2020. iPhone 12 family…

US Smartphone Recovery Continues in July; Key Entry Devices are Launched

The US market continues to see sell-through volumes recover after the tremendous slow down seen in April and May due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The US…

Apple iPhone Market Share: By Quarter

Apple iPhone Shipments: By Quarter  Quarter 2018 Q1 2018 Q2 2018 Q3 2018 Q4 2019 Q1 2019 Q2 2019 Q3 2019 Q4 2020 Q1 2020 Q2 Shipments…

Apple iPhone Sales Suffer Due to COVID-19; Services and Wearables Come to the Rescue

Apple iPhone Sales Suffer Due to COVID-19; Services and Wearables Come to the Rescue

Apple showed it is resilient and has revenue diversification during these extraordinary COVID-19 times. The company saw iPhone volumes decline 7% but…

Counterpoint US Smartphone Market Q3 2019

US Q3 2019 Results Give Good Hint of What to Expect in Q4

Through the first two months (October/November) of 4Q19, there have been limited changes in the OEM structure of the US market. Apple has gained…

Google Pixel

US Market Declines 1.5% in 2Q19; Samsung, LG Weak while Apple Sustains Growth

US Market Declines 1.5% in 2Q19; Samsung, LG Weak while Apple Sustains Growth Smartphone volumes fell 1.5% during the quarter mainly due to weakness…

Apple Products

Apple Q3 FY19: iPhone Revenues Down 12%, But Wearables and Services Bridge the Gap

Apple reported its  Q3 FY19 result. The company’s fiscal calendar runs from October to September. Historically, Q3 of its fiscal year rarely has…

Network Tower

Over 5 Million 5G Smartphones Will Be Sold In The US This Year

5G smartphone availability has been limited. More device launches and carrier competition in H2 2019 will drive sales. San Diego, Buenos Aires,…

Quick Takes from Apple’s Q2 FY19 Earnings Call

With waning iPhone sales and increasing revenues from services and wearables, here are three short takes on Apple's Q2 FY19 earnings call: iPhone…

Apple Unveils its Bouquet of Services

For a while now, innovation in Apple’s iPhones have been nothing more than incremental to the naked eye. Yes, every year iPhones get faster, bigger…

Overall iPhone Sales Down 20% YoY In November; iPhone XR Became the Best-Selling Model

iPhone XR became the best-selling iPhone model in November 2018. In contrast, last year in November the more expensive iPhone X was the best-selling…

5 Lessons from Today’s Apple Q3 2018 Earnings Call

Apple just completed its Q3 2018 earnings call. Here are my five key thoughts on the quarter: Even Apple isn’t immune to the growing trend of longer…

9 Things We Learned From The US iPhone XS and XS Max Day 1 Launch

At 8:00am Apple and carrier stores country wide opened their doors to welcome customers to the new iPhone XS and XS Max launch, as well the new Apple…

Chinese Brands Handset Profit Crossed US$ 2 Billion For the First Time Ever in Q2 2018

According to the latest research from Counterpoint Market Monitor Q2 2018 (April-June), Global handset profits grew 4% annually in Q2 2018 mainly due…

Apple continues to dominate the UK smartphone market

UK smartphones sales remained flat annually in Q3 2017, while the overall handset market (including feature phones) declined by 8% year on year.…

Huawei overtakes Apple as world’s second-biggest smartphone maker

Huawei has surpassed Apple in global smartphone sales consistently for June and July. With August sales looking strong for the Chinese vendor, a…