Counterpoint US Smartphone Market Q3 2019

US Q3 2019 Results Give Good Hint of What to Expect in Q4

Through the first two months (October/November) of 4Q19, there have been limited changes in the OEM structure of the US market. Apple has gained…

Counterpoint Top Selling Smartphones by Revenue Q3 2019

Top Selling Smartphone Models by Revenue – Q3 2019

Overview: Counterpoint Research has been tracking the global smartphone industry on a monthly basis. According to Counterpoint’s latest model…

Counterpoint Kenya Mobile Banking

Kenya, Prioritizing Banking Over Banks

Kenya is a leading example of how technology complements developing the banking and finance sector. While mobile banking is a path to financial…

Counterpoint Canada Decision on Huawei

Canada’s Decision on Huawei, a Defining Moment in Relationship with China

Canada is caught in the middle of the raging trade war between the US and China. The re-elected government under the leadership of Justin Trudeau…

Counterpoint CES Event 2020

Meet Counterpoint at CES 2020, Las Vegas

Counterpoint will be attending the Consumer Electronics Show from January 7 – 10, 2020. Our analysts, Jeff Fieldhack, Hanish Bhatia and Maurice…

Counterpoint XR Devices Trends in 5G Era

Extended Reality (XR) Devices Trends in 5G Era

Overview: The next generation of connectivity (5G, WiFi 6, 802 .11 ay) is poised to enhance the way we interact with the connected devices. Extended…

Counterpoint Shenzhen Goodix Technology Analysis

Another Strong Quarter for Android’s No.1 Fingerprint Solution Provider – Shenzhen Goodix Technology

Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co., Ltd. (SH: 603160), which mainly manufactures fingerprint identification chips and capacitive touch controller chips,…

Counterpoint ITU WRC 2019

Mobile Allocated Key mmWave Bands at WRC-19

The ITU-sponsored World Radio Conference (WRC-19) was held at the Egyptian resort of Sharm El-Sheikh between the 28th October to the 22nd November…

Counterpoint realme Enters Top 5 Smartphone Brand in Spain

realme Enters Top 5 Smartphone Brand in Spain

London, Hong Kong, Seoul, San Diego, Buenos Aires, New Delhi, Mumbai – December 30th, 2019 realme, the fastest growing smartphone brand globally…

Counterpoint 5G MiFi Hotspot Verizon

5G Hotspot and MiFi Ecosystem Overview, Opportunities and Trends

Overview: In the 5G era, hotspot is becoming a hub type of device, with a touchscreen display catering to many application needs like VR and AR high…

Counterpoint China Mobile E-Commerce Market Share Q3 2019

Online Channel Share in the Chinese Smartphone Market Grew in Q3 2019

Combined market share of Huawei and HONOR accounted for 46% of online market share in Q3 2019, reaching an all time high.    New Delhi, Hong Kong,…

Smartphones With AMOLED Displays Are Set to Surpass 600 Million in Unit Sales in 2020

AMOLED Smartphone sales will grow 46% YoY in 2020 driven by an increased mix of Flexible OLED smartphones in $300-$500 price tier Top five…

Apple Continues to Lead Global Handset Industry Profit Share

Overall global handset profits declined 11% YoY to USD 12 billion in Q3 2019 due to an increased mix of entry to mid-tier products and a fall in…

Chinese Brands Reached Highest Ever Share in Philippines Market in Q3 2019

Samsung led the Philippines smartphone market with 21% share. realme and Vivo were the fastest growing brands. New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul, London,…

Counterpoint Impact of Rising Import Duty on Bangladesh Handset Market

Impact of Rising Import Duties on Bangladesh’s Handset Market

The handset industry in Bangladesh has scaled rapidly over the last decade with 160.8 million total mobile subscribers at the end of May 2019.…

Qualcomm Snapdragon 765 5G 865 5G

Post Event Coverage: Day 1 Snapdragon Tech Summit :: Qualcomm Accelerates Its 5G Efforts with New Mobile Platforms

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Tech Summit 2019 kicked off on 3rd December in Maui. Qualcomm has billed it as the largest launch event of the year for the…

Three Key Takeaways from Xiaomi Third Quarter Earnings Call

Xiaomi announced its third-quarter results recently. Xiaomi is having a mixed 2019 with only moderate  growth (2% YoY) in its smartphone business…

Counterpoint Qualcomm 5G Summit 2019

Qualcomm 5G Summit: Showcases 5G Ecosystem Progress and Prowess

Overview: Counterpoint analysts were one of the select few analysts invited for Qualcomm 5G Summit in Barcelona in October 2019. It’s one of the…