Key Consumer IoT Themes at CES 2023: Gaming, Entertainment, Wearables, Smart Devices

After two years of virtual presence, the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) was back in Las Vegas this month. Major consumer electronics and…

Lenovo Quarter Update Q3 2022 (Jul-Sep )

Macroeconomic Headwinds Hit Lenovo’s Sept Quarter; Revenue Dips YoY, Remains Flat QoQ November 14 2022 Lenovo’s revenue fell 4.4% YoY and rose 0.8%…

Global Smartphone Market at Lowest Q3 Level Since 2014

The global smartphone market declined by 12% YoY even as it grew by 2% QoQ to reach 301 million units in Q3 2022. While quarterly growth in Apple…

High-end Smartphones in Colombia Q2 2022 Overview

High-end Smartphones in Colombia: Q2 2022 Overview

Colombia is not a target market for flagship and premium smartphones considering its characteristics. The wholesale price segment of >$500 (or…

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…

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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,…

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$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…