February 2020: Global Smartphone Sales Show Resilience with a 14% Decline

As COVID-19 takes its toll, market demand is fragile but global smartphone sales (sell-through) in February declined only 14% compared to last year,…

COVID-19 outbreak impact on the global TV market

COVID-19 Outbreak Impact on the Global TV Market

The global TV market will take a hit due to the COVID-19 outbreak in 2020. Out of the top global brands, Samsung, which has TV manufacturing…

Thailand smartphone market

Thailand Smartphone Market to Decline Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic: Present Scenario and Outlook

Thailand smartphone market sales declined 8% YoY in CY 2019 and we believe it will continue to decline in CY 2020 amidst Coronavirus (COVID-19)…

Counterpoint Global Smartphone ODM and IDH Markets Vendors Shipments Share

Wingtech, Huaqin and Longcheer Continued to Dominate the World’s Smartphone ODM/IDH Landscape in 2019

Samsung, OPPO, Realme & Xiaomi Drove the Uptick in Global Smartphone Design & Manufacturing outsource Market in 2019 Hong Kong, Beijing,…

Counterpoint Global Smartphone Shipments Market Share FY2019 Infographics

Infographic: CY-2019 | Mobile Market Monitor

Our CY-2019 infographic has been published. We release this Infographic every year to summarize the handset market activities in a single page. Some…

Counterpoint INFOGRAPHIC Q4-2019 Smartphone Featured Image

INFOGRAPHIC: Q4-2019 | MOBILE MARKET MONITOR

Our Q4-2019 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one Infographic in each quarter to summarize the handset and smartphone market…

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…

Realme X50 Pro 5G

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…

Samsung Unpacked Event – Lots of Folds, Pixels and 5G

Samsung Unpacked 2020 event had lots of energy and hardware announcements. In an era where it is very difficult to differentiate, Samsung did an…

Counterpoint True Wireless Hearables Market Share

True Wireless Hearables Market Beats Expectations in 2019 with Apple to Continue Dominating in 2020

Apple expected to lead the true wireless hearables market, selling more than 100m units in 2020. Competition for second place will remain fierce,…

Counterpoint Samsung Galaxy S Series Sales

Specs, Pricing to Help Next-Gen Samsung Galaxy S20 Continue Growth Trend

Powerful cameras, competitive pricing key selling pointsThree models likely for the initial lineupLTE variant possible for less-developed markets New…

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…

Counterpoint Huawei to Play Limited Role in UK 5G

Huawei to Play a Limited Role in UK 5G

The UK government has decided to allow Huawei a limited role in building 5G infrastructure in the country. The UK has been under pressure, especially…

Counterpoint Top Selling Smartphones by Revenue Q3 2019

Top Selling Smartphone Models by Revenue – Q3 2019

Overview: Counterpoint Research has been tracking the global smartphone industry on a monthly basis. According to Counterpoint’s latest model…

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…

Apple Continues to Lead Global Handset Industry Profit Share

Overall global handset profits declined 11% YoY to USD 12 billion in Q3 2019 due to an increased mix of entry to mid-tier products and a fall in…

Global True Wireless Hearables Market to Grow by 90% to 230 Million Units in 2020

The market is expected to grow at 80% CAGR from 2019 to 2022 with a similar growth momentum as the early smartphone market a decade ago  Seoul, Hong…

Apple Grew 17% YoY in Canada Defying the Global iPhone Sales Trend

Apple’s global sales declined 6% YoY, but it grew volumes 17% YoY and 36% QoQ in Q3 2019 in Canada. This was largely driven by the introduction of…