Samsung Note 20 Ultra Top-selling 5G Smartphone Globally in Sept 2020

The Samsung Note 20 Ultra 5G was the bestselling model globally in September 2020, capturing 5% share among all 5G models, according to Counterpoint…

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Qualcomm to Drive 5G in Mass Market Smartphones With Snapdragon 4 Series 5G Platform

Qualcomm is the leading supplier of smartphone system-on-chip (SoC) for modem-to-RF-antenna systems and has been extending this lead in the…

Counterpoint Semiconductor Giants Add Building Blocks for 5G Adoption (1)

Semiconductor Giants Add Building Blocks for 5G Adoption

There were three key announcements from semiconductor giants Qualcomm and MediaTek during IFA 2020. On the smartphone side, Qualcomm brought 5G into…

Cellular IoT Modules Market Q1 2020 Counterpoint

Global Cellular IoT Module Shipments Decline 28% Sequentially During Q1 2020

Quectel led the global cellular IoT module shipments with 28% market share during Q1 2020 Qualcomm led the global cellular IoT module chipset…

TSMC Caught in the Crossfire as US Renews Focus on Huawei

Event The US Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) announced on 15 May that it plans to protect U.S. national security by restricting Huawei’s…

Why Qualcomm Should Worry About MediaTek’s New Moves?

MediaTek recently launched its Helio G90 and Helio G90T smartphone system-on-a-chip (SoCs), eyeing a growing affordable premium segment as well as…

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Growth in Smartphone AP Market to Return Only in 2020

The slowdown in the global smartphone market has affected all stakeholders. Those in the smartphone supply chain and application processors (AP) have…

MediaTek in 2018 – Shifting to a Positive Track

Smartphone and growth products are 70%+ revenue MediaTek is likely to wrap-up 2018 with flat revenue over the previous 2017 at about NT$235 billion…

Brazil Smartphone Market Shows Signs of Recovery

Growth for global brands was almost flat, whereas Chinese brands declined annually.    New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Beijing, San Diego,…