Apple Surpassed Samsung to Become The Number One Smartphone Brand in 4Q 2017

Global smartphone shipments grew 2% annually in CY 2017 but declined 5% in Q4 2017. Top 10 players now capture 77% of the market thereby leaving just…

Xiaomi Surpassed Samsung As The Leading Smartphone Brand in Q4 2017

India’s overall mobile phone shipments grew 37% and smartphone shipments grew 12% with feature phones growing an astonishing 55% during 4Q 2017.…

China Smartphone Market 2017: Top 10 Best-selling Models

The competition in China 2017, the biggest smartphone market around the globe in terms of sales volume, has become increasingly fierce with higher…

Top Smartphone Features Most Popular Amongst LATAM Users

According to the latest Counterpoint Market Monitor service, Smartphones represented 89% of Q3 2017 total mobile device shipments. Furthermore,…

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Strong Macroeconomic Conditions Are Driving Argentina’s Smartphone Market Growth

Argentina smartphones sales grew 59% annually in Q3 2017, and 22% compared to the previous quarter. The top 3 brands represent more than 87% of the…

99% of Smartphone Sold in Argentina are LTE Enabled

  Top five smartphones brands account for more than 92% of the smartphone sales in 3Q 2017 Buenos Aires, San Diego, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul,…

Apple continues to dominate the UK smartphone market

UK smartphones sales remained flat annually in Q3 2017, while the overall handset market (including feature phones) declined by 8% year on year.…

Indian Smartphone Premium Segment Grew 180% Annually in Q3 2017

India Premium segment (>₹30,000, US$465, Retail Price) grew record 180% YoY during Q3 2017 due to the strong performance of Apple, OnePlus &…

600+ Brands Fight For Just 1/4th of The Global Smartphone Market in Q3 2017

Global smartphone shipments grew 5% YoY in Q3 2017.  Top 10 players now capture 75% of the market thereby leaving just a quarter of the market for…

Xiaomi Is Now the Fastest Growing Brand in the Fastest Growing Smartphone Market

India handset shipments reached an all-time high of over 84 Million for the first time ever driven by strong sell-in of both featurephones and…

Xiaomi nearly snatches Samsung’s top spot in India

Samsung may make the world's most popular phones but it's losing ground to Xiaomi in India. The Chinese phone maker just needs another two percent of…

Xiaomi is closing in on Samsung in India’s top smartphone market share 

NEW DELHI: Samsung’s four-anda-half-year reign at the top of India’s smartphone rankings is under threat, with China’s Xiaomi ending the quarter…

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…