Xiaomi Replaces OPPO To Take the Fourth Position; iTel Entered the Top 10 Smartphone List for The First Time in Q1 2018

Global smartphone shipments declined 3% annually in Q1 2018. Top 10 players now capture 76% of the market thereby leaving 600+ brands to compete for…

Global Smartphone Market Declined YoY For Second Successive Quarter in Q1 2018

Smartphone Shipment in Q1 2018 Declined 3% Annually, Continuing the Trend from A Decline of 3% in Q4 2017 Xiaomi Replaces OPPO To Take the Fourth…

Huawei seeking to ‘own’ smartphone photography with P20 series

Huawei today launched the much-leaked, but much needed P20 and P20 Pro series smartphones. These add to the Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro to create a…

INFOGRAPHIC: Q4-2017 | MOBILE MARKET MONITOR

Our Q4-2017 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one Infographic in each quarter to summarize the handset and smartphone market…

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…

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…

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.…

Apple & Samsung dominate UK smartphone Market in 3Q17

Top five smartphones brands account for almost 80% of the smartphone sales in Q3 2017 New Delhi, Mumbai, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Buenos Aires –…

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…

Fingerprint Sensor is Becoming Standard Feature in Smartphones

More than one billion fingerprint sensor enabled smartphones will be shipped in 2018. The fingerprint sensor is likely to become the standard choice…

Fujitsu to sell its handset business – will there be more to follow?

Fujitsu to sell its handset business – will there be more to follow? Rumors are spreading that Japan's Fujitsu has decided to sell its subsidiary…

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…

Oppo, vivo and Gionee are driving the selfie-trend in India

Key takeaways Overall mobile handsets and the smartphone segment witnessed a healthy growth of 6% and 15% YoY respectively in Q1 2017. Smartphones…

Selfie Centric Smartphones Grew Nine-Fold Annually, Smartphone Shipments Grew 15% in Q1 2017

Selfie Centric Smartphones Grew Nine-Fold Annually, Smartphone Shipments Grew 15% in Q1 2017 OPPO, vivo, Gionee registered highest annual growth…

One in Two Smartphones Sold Globally Sports a TLC NAND Flash Memory Solution

The smartphone has become one of the most important devices in the world today, enabling people around the globe to connect, communicate, create and…

MWC-2017: Day 2

Mobile World Congress is the world’s largest gathering for the mobile industry, organized by the GSMA and held in the Mobile World Capital Barcelona.…

What does Gigabit LTE mean for the Telecom Industry?

Gigabit LTE promises to bring many improvements to the telecom industry. A plethora of new GB LTE ready hardware will be launching throughout 2017.…