Huawei overtakes Apple as world’s second-biggest smartphone maker

Huawei has surpassed Apple in global smartphone sales consistently for June and July. With August sales looking strong for the Chinese vendor, a…

Huawei Surpasses Apple to be the Second Largest Smartphone Brand

Huawei rising on its momentum has surpassed Apple consistently for the first time to capture the second spot globally Hong Kong, Seoul, New Delhi,…

Is the Galaxy Note 8 the New Aspirational Android Smartphone?

Counterpoint Research attended the Samsung Unpacked Note 8 launch event held in New York City. Typical of recent Samsung events, the launch was…

Samsung Galaxy S8 – Out of the Ashes

Samsung needs a great product. The humbling recall of its Galaxy Note 7 not only tarnished the company's hard won reputation for quality and…

2Q 2016: Western Europe 4G LTE Smartphone Shipments Grew 76% Annually

While overall smartphone demand remained flat compared to last year, 4G LTE smartphone demand across UK, Germany and France jumped significantly.…

Market Pulse || July 2016 Edition

Today we published the July edition of our popular Market Pulse report. This edition covers the market for June 2016. The key takeaways in this…

Argentina LTE Smartphones Grew More Than 1600% Annually

According to the latest Market Monitor Report from Counterpoint Research, Argentina’s mobile device market had more than 214% YoY and 27% sequential…

900 million LTE Smartphones Shipped in 2015

Counterpoint Research's team of Analysts have completed preliminary sizing of the global handset and smartphone market as few OEMs have already…

Indonesia Smartphone Market Declines For The First Time in Q3 2015

“Indonesia smartphone market declined 7% annually. Chinese brands now capture one-fifth of the total smartphone shipments” According to the latest…

Q3 2015: Global Handset shipments reaching almost half a billion units

Counterpoint Research team of Analysts have completed preliminary sizing of the global handset and smartphone market as few OEMs have already…

Infographic: Q2-2015|Mobile Market Monitor

Our Q2-2015 Market Monitor report has been published. We update one infographic in each quarter to summarize handset and smartphone market activities…

Galaxy S6 Series Soars to become third & fourth Bestsellers in April, just 20 days after launch

According to the latest monthly Market Pulse report from Counterpoint Research, the Galaxy S6 series combined (S6 and S6 Edge) has reached second…

Market Monitor Q1 2015: Bangladesh Smartphones Grow 17% Annually

According to our latest research from Market Monitor program for Q1 2015 (Jan-Mar), Bangladesh Handset Market declined 33% sequentially and grew 4%…

Infographic: Q1-2015| Mobile Market Monitor

Our Q1-2015 Market Monitor report has been published. We update one infographic in each quarter to summarize handset and smartphone market activities…

Webinar : How the West Was Won

Analyzing Sales of 3,000+ Handsets in 2014 Do you or your team need a detailed understanding of hot trends, strategies and competitive dynamics in…

Infographic: Q3-2014-Global Mobile Market Monitor

Our Quarterly Infographic for the Q3 2014 Market Monitor report has been published. This quarter in Q3 2014, handsets grew 7% compared with last…

Top 10 Smartphones sold Globally During Sep 2014

Apple's iPhone 6 immediately rose to the top of the list during September despite the fact that it was only available after September 19th. The…

Infographic: The Q2 Handset/Smartphone Market in One Page

Below is one of the infographics we update quarterly to summarize the events each quarter for the handset and smartphone market. The data comes from…