500-mn Installed Base: Xiaomi Joins Samsung, Apple; What next?

Xiaomi passed a significant milestone in Q1 2022. According to Counterpoint Research’s Installed Base Tracker Service, the Chinese brand crossed the…

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ASML Net Sales at High End of Guidance; High NA Orders to Drive Long-term Growth

ASML has reported Q1 2022 net sales at the higher end of its guidance. Outlook for the long term is positive due to leading-edge EUV systems and…

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Smartphone ODM/IDH Companies’ 2021 Shipments Rise 6.4% YoY Despite COVID-19, Component Shortages

San Diego, Buenos Aires, London, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – May 3, 2022 Smartphone shipments from ODM/IDH (Original Design…

Global CIS Market Revenue to Reach $21.9 Billion in 2022

Beijing, Hong Kong, New Delhi, London, Seoul, Buenos Aires, San Diego - FEBRUARY 23, 2022 The global CIS market’s revenue is expected to reach $21.9…

MEA Smartphone Market Grows 15% YoY in 2021 as Digital Adoption Accelerates

MEA smartphone sales grew 15% YoY in 2021, marking the best year ever for the market. Samsung continued to top the market, though its lead was…

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India Smartphone Market Records Highest Ever Shipments, Revenue in 2021

India’s smartphone market revenue crossed $38 billion in 2021 with 27% YoY growth. Xiaomi led the market with a 24% shipment share.The brand also…

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Podcast #51: Smartphone Battery – Not all mAh are Created Equal

Smartphones have become a big part of our daily lives. From advanced processing power to vivid high-refresh-rate displays and stunning cameras, there…

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MEA Smartphone Market Witnesses Best Q3 on Record; Samsung Reverses Decline, TECNO Solidifies Position

MEA smartphone shipments grew 1% YoY and 7.5% QoQ in Q3 2021. The quarter was the best Q3 on record, registering shipments of 46.5 million devices.……

China’s Singles’ Day Smartphone Sales Drop 0.7% YoY But Major Local OEMs See Good Growth

China preludes the global festival sales season with its Singles’ Day online shopping festival, held from November 1 to November 11 in recent years.…

Global Smartphone Volume Declines by 6% But Registers Highest Ever Third Quarter Revenue

The global smartphone market grew 6% QoQ but declined 6% YoY to 342 million units in Q3 2021. While shipments declined due to component shortages,…

Counterpoint Research Indonesia Smartphone Shipments up 28% YoY in Q2 2021; Xiaomi Grabs Top Spot for First Time

Indonesia Smartphone Shipments up 28% YoY in Q2 2021; Xiaomi Grabs Top Spot for First Time

Hong Kong, Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – September 15, 2021   Smartphone shipments in Indonesia recorded solid growth…

TSMC Price Hike Indicates Capacity Tightness to Persist in 2022, May Hit Smartphone Shipments

London, Hong Kong, Boston, Toronto, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – September 9, 2021 TSMC’s recent adjustment on wafer prices indicates that…

India Smartphone Market Set for Record Shipments in 2021

India Smartphone Market Set for Record Shipments in 2021

India’s smartphone market will reach 173 million shipments in 2021. More than 100 million smartphones will be shipped in H2 2021. 5G devices will…

US Smartphone Market Grows 27% YoY in H1 2021 Despite Shortages; OnePlus, Motorola, Nokia HMD Gain as LG Exits

Q2 2021: US Smartphone Market Grows 27% YoY in H1 2021 Despite Shortages; OnePlus, Motorola, Nokia HMD Gain as LG Exits

Denver, Boston, Toronto, Denver, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – July 27, 2021  The US smartphone market saw a 27% YoY increase in H1…

Counterpoint Research: Glance’s Active User Base in India Reaches 140 Million in Q1 2021

Glance’s Active User Base in India Reaches 140 Million in Q1 2021

70% of newly-launched smartphones in the sub-$250 segment now come pre-installed with the Glance lockscreen platform London, San Diego, Buenos Aires,…

Counterpoint Research European Smartphone Market Rebounds in Q1 2021; Competition Continues to Heat Up

European Smartphone Market Rebounds in Q1 2021; Competition Continues to Heat Up

Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – April 27, 2021 The European smartphone market appears to be on the road to recovery…

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Samsung Galaxy S21 sales doubled in the US compared to its predecessor during first 6 weeks

Boston, Denver, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – April 1, 2021  Initial US sales of the Samsung Galaxy S21 Series smartphone is…

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Samsung Galaxy S21: Can it be the Flagship Samsung Needs in Europe?

Samsung Galaxy S21: Can it be the Flagship Samsung Needs in Europe? On January 14, one month earlier than expected, Samsung launched its latest…