France: A Battleground for Premium Flagship Smartphones

Being a mature smartphone market, the average selling price (ASP) in France is already high. Apple and Samsung so far dominate the market. However,…

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Emerging Memory Supplier YMTC to Challenge Global Leaders such as Samsung, SK Hynix & Western Digital in Next Five Years

In 2018, the global NAND flash market reached US$58 billion. Mobile phones and PCs account for 42.1% and 16.2% of the overall NAND market demand,…

Global Smartwatch Shipments Grew 48%YoY in Q1 2019 with One in Three Being an Apple Watch

Top nine brands contribute to 75% of the market shipment. Samsung, Fitbit, and Huawei grew exponentially in Q1 2019 Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi,…

Huawei’s Global Smartphone Market Share Reaches Highest Ever Level in Q1 2019

Overall smartphone shipment declined 5% in Q1 2019, making it the sixth consecutive quarter of shipments falling. New Delhi, Mumbai, Hong Kong,…

Samsung is the Most Preferred Brand for Next Purchase in the UK

The UK is a mature smartphone market driven by operator channels. Apple and Samsung dominate the best-selling list. Competition is intensifying with…

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Samsung Galaxy S10 Sales are 16% Higher Than Last Year’s Galaxy S9 Series During its First Week in the US

Counterpoint’s weekly smartphone tracker reveals first week sales of Samsung S10 series is better than its predecessor. The S10 Plus is the…

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Google Pixel 3 and OnePlus 6T Sales Driven by Previous Samsung Owners in Q4 2018

Both the devices have failed to swing iOS users over to Android. Over 80% of Pixel 3’s volumes are coming from previous Android smartphone owners.…

Global True Wireless Hearables Market Reaches 12.5 Million Units in Q4 2018

Apple was the market leader with its AirPods as premium models continued to dominate the market. However, mid-tier brands started to gain market…

January Marks 14th Consecutive Month of YoY Decline in US Smartphone Sales

The US market continued its downward sales trend in January 2019. November of 2017 was the last month that showed a YoY volume gain.    San Diego,…

Samsung Strengthens Its Camera Capabilities Through Corephotonics Acquisition

Samsung has recently bought Corephotonics, an Israeli camera technology company. The acquisition comes at a time when the lack of ground-breaking…

2018: The Year That LATAM Smartphone Market Started to Decline

Political and economic uncertainty in the region affected smartphone sales as three major markets witnessed presidential elections. New Delhi, Hong…

Global Smartphone Market Declines for The First Time in CY 2018

Q4 2018 Smartphone Shipments Declines 7%; Fifth Consecutive Quarter of Smartphone Decline Chinese Players HOVX (Huawei, OPPO, vivo, Xiaomi) Continue…

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Samsung and Huawei Capture 60% of the Smartphone Market in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka smartphone market declined 11% YoY during Q3 2018 Sri Lanka smartphone segment contributed to 45% of the total mobile phone market…

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Multiple Cameras: Overkill or a Sign of Things to Come?

‘My name is Legion, for we are many’ sounds like what the AI powered multiple camera smartphones of the future would say. While dual cameras are more…

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Online Channels Accounted to a Record Half of All the Smartphones Sold During Indian Diwali Festive Season

Top three smartphone brands captured 57% of the India festive sales volumes dominated by Xiaomi, Samsung and Realme. Xiaomi dominated the festive…

Economic Instability Is Taking a Toll on the LATAM Smartphone Market

Chinese OEMs continues to gain traction in the region    New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Beijing, San Diego, Buenos Aires – November 23st, 2018…

Fitbit Smartwatch Shipments Grew 348% YoY in Q3 2018

Global smartwatch Grew 53% YoY, Apple continues to dominate the smartwatch market with 30% share, Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London,…

Oppo, Xiaomi and Vivo Reached Their Highest Ever Shipments in a Single Quarter, Despite a Global Slowdown

iPhone helps Apple to record 3rd quarter revenue even as shipments remain flat YoY Huawei  holds on to 2nd position for the second consecutive…