Lenovo Quarter Update Q2 2022 (Apr-Jun)

Lenovo Holds up Under Multiple Pressures, Outlook Uncertain August 12 2022 Despite operational headwinds due to COVID-19, regional political…

phone (1) launch: much ado about Nothing

This afternoon, the latest smartphone brand will launch in selected markets across Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The Nothing phone (1),…

US Smartphone Inventory at Manageable Levels; Resilient Demand Despite Inflationary Pressures

There have been worries about high global smartphone inventory and weak demand due to high inflation levels. While this might be the story in other…

Infographic: Q1-2022 | Smartphones | Mobile Market Monitor

Our Q1 2022 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one infographic each quarter to summarize the smartphone market activities in a…

US Smartphone Sales Decline 6% YoY in Q1 2022 as Pandemic Demand Cools

The US smartphone market declined by 6% YoY in Q1 2022. Apple led the market in Q1 2022, capturing a 47% share, followed by Samsung (28%) and…

Motorola Emerges as US’ #3 Smartphone OEM in 2021 for First Time

This is the first time ever that Motorola has become the #3 OEM in the US for a full year. Motorola has been one of the biggest gainers from LG’s…

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…

Europe’s Fastest Growing Smartphone Brand realme Helping Drive Europe’s COVID Recovery

London, Hong Kong, Boston, Toronto, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – February 23, 2022 The European smartphone market is slowly on the road to…

Counterpoint Research US Smartphone Market PR

US Smartphone Sales Remain Flat YoY in Q4 2021 Due to Shortages of Premium Flagships

Los Angeles, Buenos Aires, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Montreal, Denver, Hong Kong, Beijing, Seoul – January 28, 2022 US smartphone sales remained…

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…

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US Smartphone Volumes Grow 1% YoY in Q3 2021 as Apple Leads; Motorola Becomes Third Largest OEM After LG’s Exit

The US smartphone market grew 9% QoQ and 1% YoY in Q3 2021 as it rebounded despite the ongoing component shortages affecting low-end smartphone…

Europe Smartphone Market in Q3 2021: Samsung Holds on Despite Challenging Climate

London, Boston, Toronto, New Delhi, Beijing, Hong Kong, Taipei, Seoul – November 3, 2021 Europe’s smartphone market appears to have largely recovered…

Colombian Smartphone Market

Chinese Brands Led by Xiaomi Dominate Colombian Smartphone Market With 65% Share

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego - October 13, 2021 Chinese brands now dominate the Colombian smartphone market,…

Counterpoint Research LG Smartphone

$1.1-billion Opportunity Opens up in South Korea with LG’s Exit

Boston, Toronto, London, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul - September 6, 2021 A $1.1-billion opportunity has been created in South Korea…

Q2 2021: Apple Achieves Record June Quarter Shipments, Xiaomi Becomes the Second-Largest Smartphone Brand Globally

Global smartphone market grew 19% YoY but declined by 7% QoQ as 329 million units were shipped, led by Samsung. Xiaomi eclipses 50 million…

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Podcast: Operator Promos Drive US 5G Smartphone Prices Under $150

The beginning of 2020 was quite challenging for the smartphone market after the COVID-19 outbreak, which resulted in lockdowns across several…

Counterpoint Research 5G Ushering in Affordability for the Masses

5G Ushering in Affordability With Performance

Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – May 11, 2021 Looking at the numbers, 5G is very impressive – from delivering super-fast…

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INFOGRAPHIC: Q4 2020 | MOBILE MARKET MONITOR

Our Q4 2020 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one infographic each quarter to summarize the mobile handset market activities in a…