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Weekly Update: Global Coronavirus Impact and Implications

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Counterpoint Smartphone CIS Sensors to Top Five Billion Mark in 2020 as Quad-Camera Smartphone Designs Ramp Despite COVID-19

Smartphone CIS Sensors to Top Five Billion Units in 2020 as Quad-Camera Smartphone Designs Ramp Despite COVID-19

In 1Q20, the penetration of quad-camera smartphones reached almost 20% of global smartphone shipments. OPPO, Xiaomi, Huawei, and Samsung together…

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Podcast: COVID-19 To Impact Consumer Smartphone Spending by More Than 30%

It’s been a little over six months since the COVID-19 outbreak started, and a lot of things have changed. To control the spread of the coronavirus,…

OPPO Unveils New Flagship Reno 4 and Speeds Up its 5G Offerings

OPPO Unveils New Flagship Reno 4 and Speeds Up its 5G Offerings

On June 5th, OPPO unveiled its latest flagship Reno 4 series through an online product launch. OPPO has placed high importance on the success of Reno…

Smartphone Consume Behaviour during COVID-19

One in Every Three Smartphone Users Will Cut Spending by 20% or More on Their Next Smartphone

One in three respondents to our survey is intending to cut spending by 20% when making their next smartphone purchase, according to our latest…

Cellular Technology Transitions and Potential for SoC Players

Cellular Technology Transitions and Potential for SoC Players

Overview:  Each technology shift brings with it opportunities for players across the value chain, and the arrival of 5G highlights this in many ways.…

Apple Captured 59% of the Premium Smartphone Segment Revenue in Q1 2020

Four Out of Five Best Selling Models in the Premium Segment Were From Apple

The premium smartphone segment (wholesale price >US$ 400) sell-through declined 13% YoY globally during the first quarter of 2020, according to…

Fingerprint Cards: Big Opportunity in Biometric Payment Cards and Under-display Smartphones Sensors

It has been exactly a year since Fingerprint Cards (Fingerprints) announced that it had shipped one billion fingerprint sensors since its inception.…

Counterpoint The Rise of ‘Affordable Premium’ in Korea’s Smartphone Market 1

The Rise of ‘Affordable Premium’ in Korea’s Smartphone Market

Displacement of super-premium devices could be sign of changing consumer needs We are seeing the rise of the ‘affordable premium’ in Korea, and…

Counterpoint Infographic Q1 2020

INFOGRAPHIC: Q1-2020 | MOBILE MARKET MONITOR

Our Q1-2020 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one Infographic in each quarter to summarize the handset and smartphone market…

Apple iPhone Market Share: By Quarter

Apple iPhone Shipments: By Quarter  Quarter 2018 Q1 2018 Q2 2018 Q3 2018 Q4 2019 Q1 2019 Q2 2019 Q3 2019 Q4 2020 Q1 Shipments (in Mn) 52.2…

Global Smartphone Market Share: By Quarter

Source: MOBILE DEVICES MONITOR – Q1 2020 (Vendor Region Countries) DOWNLOAD:      Global Smartphone Quarterly Market Data (2018Q1 – 2020Q1)…

US Smartphone Market Share: By Quarter

Source: MOBILE DEVICES MONITOR – Q1 2020 (Vendor Region Countries) DOWNLOAD:      US Smartphone Quarterly Market Data (2019Q1 – 2020Q1) US…

China Smartphone Market Share: By Quarter

Source: MOBILE DEVICES MONITOR – Q1 2020 (Vendor Region Countries) DOWNLOAD:      China Smartphone Quarterly Market Data (2019Q1 – 2020Q1)…

TCL 10 Pro_ A competitive Android value smartphone

TCL 10 Pro: A Competitive Android Value Smartphone

The number four smartphone OEM in the US, TCL, has launched a feature-rich smartphone focused on a premium AMOLED display, four rear cameras, and a…

India Smartphone Market Share: By Quarter

Source: MOBILE DEVICES MONITOR – Q1 2020 (Vendor Region Countries) DOWNLOAD:      India Smartphone Quarterly Market Data (2019Q1 – 2020Q1) India…

Counterpoint COVID-19’s Online Handset Sales Impact

COVID-19’s Online Handset Sales Impact: Temporary or Long Term Trend?

COVID-19 has had two major impacts so far with respect to the global smartphone market. One is negative growth and the other is a rapid shift to…

Google AdMob Is the Leading Mobile Ads Platform in the World’s Largest Android Market – India

More than 60% of the app developers are using Google AdMob for mobile advertisements in India. Appnext and InMobi follow with second and third…