Huawei Captures Top Spot in Russian Smartphone Market in Q4 2018

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego February 20th, 2019 Aggressive marketing in both online and offline channels…

Smart Feature Phones to Create US$28 billion Revenue Opportunity

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego February 18th, 2019 As the penetration of smart feature phones increases across…

Telefonica Begins Scaling Back in Central America in the Hunt for Profitability

Telefonica announced at the end of January of 2019 that it sold its Guatemala and El Salvador mobile business to America Movil-Claro (AMX) for a…

TSMC Benefitting from Greater Adoption of 7nm Technology

The fortunes of TSMC, a leading global foundry service provider based in Taiwan, have been linked to Apple for a long time. The company is the…

Behavioral Biometrics: The Next Step For User Authentication

Behavioral biometrics provides a new generation of user security solutions that identify individuals based on the unique way they interact with smart…

CES Counterpoint

CES 2019 Counterpoint Coverage

Counterpoint Research attended CES 2019. Total attendance was down this year. This is partially because many of the main tech sectors with the most…

4G-LTE at the Top of the Wave in Latin America

By the end of 2018, the subscriber base for 4G-LTE had surpassed 3G in LATAM.   Although 4G subscriptions surpassed the 3G subscriptions by only 5M…

iPhone 7

OEM Shipments by Best Selling Models

Overview: This is an insightful report providing a detailed analysis of the top 15 global handset brands by their key models. Furthermore, the key…

Global Smartphone Market Declines for The First Time in CY 2018

Q4 2018 Smartphone Shipments Declines 7%; Fifth Consecutive Quarter of Smartphone Decline Chinese Players HOVX (Huawei, OPPO, vivo, Xiaomi) Continue…

Apple

US Market Sell-Through Drops 10% YoY in 4Q18

US Market Sell-Through Drops 10% YoY in 4Q18 Longer smartphone holding periods, falling upgrade percentages, and an improving refurb/repair ecosystem…

5 Takeaways from Todays Apple’s Q4 2018 Earnings Call

Here are my five key takeaways from today's Apple’s Q4 2018 earnings call: iPhone sales were down 15%, mainly driven weak greater China sales. The…

Samsung Led the India Premium Market for 2018, OnePlus Led Q4 2018

OnePlus led for three consecutive quarters due to strong performance of OnePlus 6 and 6T. Affordable premium model remained popular skewing the…

Despite a China Market Decline, Huawei Reaches 25% Market Share in 2018

Beijing, Hong Kong, Seoul, San Diego, Buenos Aires, London, New Delhi – Jan 28th, 2019 Sales volume fell by more than 10% in the fourth quarter and…

India Handset Market Saw New Category Leaders in Both Feature Phone and Smartphone Segment in 2018

Xiaomi leads the India smartphone market, but Reliance Jio leads in both feature phones and the overall handset market Overall India mobile phone…

Market Monitor Q3 2018

Market Monitor Q3 2018 – Quarterly Mobile Handset Market Detailed Analysis

Overview: This is an insightful report providing detailed analysis of the vendor activity and performance, measuring both volume and revenue by…

recommerce expo

Meet Counterpoint at the reCommerce Expo

Counterpoint will be attending the reCommerce Expo on February 1 Our Research Director Neil Shah will be attending the reCommerce Expo, 2019. He will…

iPhone X

Premium Smartphones Grew 18% in 2018 Despite the Global Smartphone Market Slowdown

Apple leads the premium segment with over half the market, followed by Samsung. Huawei almost doubled its market share (10%) in the premium segment…

Key Trends Driving Russian Smartphone Market in 2019

The Russian smartphone market has seen consistent YoY growth over the past few quarters despite a decline in the global smartphone market. This has…