Huawei Sprinkles Hollywood Glamour on P9 and P9 Plus

UPDATED with some comparative photos from the P9 sample device. Huawei has been one of the fast moving brands over the last two years. It was early…

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…

Freedom 251- A smartphone for the price of a datapack that can exhaust soon

Normally I don't receive any calls early in the morning. So when I received one yesterday from my  cousin in Jammu, I knew something interesting was…

Apple wins dual crowns in September – China and US

Apple wins dual crowns in September – China and US Seoul, Hong Kong, Mumbai and London – October 27, 2015 According to Counterpoint Research’s…

Intel at IFA – evolving computing but quiet on smartphones

Intel held a characteristically demo-rich press conference at IFA on September 2nd. Intel formally announced the sixth generation of its Core series…

Huawei — Does the P in P8 stand for Persistence?

When asked how Huawei is planning to address the issue of developing a strong brand personality, one of the marketing leads for its Consumer Group…

Russia – heading for recession, mobile market will contract

We have been warning for some months that Russia is heading for tough times. The international response to Russia's intransigent position in Ukraine…

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…

Snapshot of the smartphone market in May 2014

Every month we track the smartphone market across 35 countries from the supply chain to the retail POS and consumers to create accurate data and…

MWC 2014: An Event it was

MWC 2014 Overview This year's Mobile World Congress held in Barcelona, provided the industry with the next iteration of smart, cheap and…