Counterpoint Research Right Intentions, Failed Experiments Mark, LG’s Smartphone Story

Right Intentions, Failed Experiments Mark LG’s Smartphone Story

LG Electronics has finally decided to consider withdrawal of its smartphone business, something which has been rumored for a while. This move, in…

India Smartphone Market 2020

Resilient India Smartphone Market Crosses 150 Million Units in Pandemic-Hit 2020

The Indian smartphone market registered a modest 4% decline in the pandemic-hit year. The market crossed 100 million units in the second half of…

India Smartphone Market Share Q3

India Smartphone Market Clocks Highest-ever Shipments in a Single Quarter, Samsung Recaptures Top Spot

Indian smartphone market crossed 53 million units in Q3 2020. The smartphone shipments registered 9% YoY growth as brands rushed for channel-fill…

Counterpoint Nokia Phones Lead the Trust Rankings

Nokia Phones Lead the Trust Rankings

Counterpoint Research trust rankings are based on four pillars: software, security, build quality, and enterprise-recommended devices. This is the…

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OnePlus 8T: Some Upgrades and a Robust Charger

This week, OnePlus launched its mid-year refresh model in the OnePlus 8 series, the OnePlus 8T. OnePlus has released “T” models since the OnePlus 3T…

Germany Smartphone Sales Plunge 27% in Q2 2020; Apple, Xiaomi Gain

Germany Smartphone Sales Plunge 27% in Q2 2020; Apple, Xiaomi Gain

The Germany smartphone market had the worst quarter at the height of COVID-19, with sales plunging 27% from a year earlier. However, the market now…

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OnePlus Nord: The iPhone SE of Android World

The OnePlus Nord sports a 6.44-inch FHD+ display with 90Hz refresh rate. It is powered by a Snapdragon 765G SoC with up to 12GB RAM, 256GB storage.…

OnePlus Regains Top Position in India Premium Smartphone Segment in Q2 2020

India's smartphone shipments in the premium segment (>₹30,000 or roughly >$400) declined 32% YoY in Q2 2020 owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. A…

COVID-19 Caused European Smartphone Market to Decline 24% YoY for Q2 2020

COVID-19 outbreak continues to impact the European smartphone market as sales contracted 24% YoY and 22% QoQ for Q2 2020. Chinese players held 35%…

India Smartphone Market Share Q2 2020

Pent-Up Smartphone Demand after April, May Lockdown Pushes the June 2020 Volumes to Pre-COVID Levels & the Smartphone User Base in India Beyond the Half a Billion Mark

The smartphone market declined 51% YoY in Q2 2020 as April was a washout. Xiaomi led the Indian Smartphone Market with a 29% shipment share. Samsung…

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Oppo Find X2 Pro: Gorgeous Display and Versatile Cameras, at a Premium

The Oppo Find X2 Pro features a 6.7-inch QHD+ display with a 120Hz refresh rate. The triple rear camera setup offers 10X hybrid zoom and 60X digital…

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The Mi 10 Could Help Xiaomi Increase its Global Presence in the Ultra-Premium Segment

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused the global smartphone market to experience its fastest ever decline of 13% YoY in Q1 2020. While Samsung, Huawei,…

Counterpoint: India Premium Smartphone Market Q1 2020

Samsung Recaptures Top Spot in India Premium Smartphone Segment During Q1 2020

India's smartphone shipments in the premium segment (>₹30,000 or roughly >US$400) grew 21% YoY with the market-driven by new launches and…

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Podcast: OnePlus 8 Series – Flagship Killer to a Killer Flagship

OnePlus has launched its latest flagship smartphones in the US, UK, China and Indian markets. There are two devices – the premium OnePlus 8 Pro and a…

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OnePlus 8 Series: Aiming to Redefine Flagship Experience

The OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro smartphones are powered by Snapdragon 865 SoC. Both smartphones include support for the 5G network by default. OnePlus 8…

Counterpoint Samsung 5G Smartphone Sales in US 2019

Samsung Captures 74% of the 5G Smartphone Sales in 2019 in the USA

5G smartphone demand was below expectations in 2019. Multi-Band Sub 6-GHz roll out and Apple iPhone will catalyze 5G smartphone demand in 2020    New…

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Realme X50 Pro 5G Will Shape The Competitive 5G Landscape in 2020

The Realme X50 Pro 5G features a 90Hz refresh rate display. The smartphone draws its power from a Snapdragon 865 SoC. It features a 4,200mAh battery…

Counterpoint India Premium Market Share 2016 - 2019

OnePlus Grabs #1 Position in India’s Premium Smartphone Market For the Full Year

India's smartphone shipments in the premium segment (≥₹30,000 or roughly ≥US$420 retail price) grew 29% YoY to reach a record high in 2019. The…