Infographic: Q4-2015 | Mobile Market Monitor

Our Q4-2015 Market Monitor report has been published. We update one infographic in each quarter to summarize handset and smartphone market activities…

Top 100 smartphones sold in the Top 5 markets in 2015 Q3

According to Counterpoint Research Top 5 markets contributed more than half of the total shipment share in 2015 Q3 which include countries from…

USB Type C Penetration in Smartphones

USB type C adapters penetration in 2015 were mostly driven by Chinese players like LeTV, OnePlus, Xiaomi, QiKU, and Nexus smartphones. In 2016 we…

Fingerprint Sensor Penetration in Smartphones

Apple has been the key driver in the fingerprint sensor penetration since it first adopted it in 2013. In 2016 we expect most flagship smartphones to…

Monthly Market Pulse – February 2016

Please find herewith the February 2016 edition of the Counterpoint Research Market Pulse covering the global sales in January 2016. Overview: Some of…

Enter the Dragon: Chinese Brands Growth in India

As the growth options in China market are almost maxed out for Chinese brands, India, thus presents them with the only sizeable opportunity for them…

Market Monitor 2015Q4: LTE Shipments Reach 300 Million Mark

The global mobile phone industry shipped over half a billion mobile phones in Q4 2015. The smartphone segment grew (6% YoY). Geographies such as…

India Smartphone Market Grew 23% Amid Flat Global Annual Growth

According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Monitor service, the smartphone shipments in India grew a healthy 23% annually in Q1 2016…

Q1 2016: Top Ten Chinese Brands Capture 33% of Global Smartphone Market

Counterpoint Research team of Analysts have completed preliminary sizing of the global mobile phone market as major OEMs have already released their…

Amid Slowdown, Apple Posted Back To Back Record Quarters In India

As Apple reported its first- ever quarter of negative growth after 35 quarters, India was one of the few bright spots during the quarter as it posted…

Apple’s First Quarter of Negative Growth

Apple reported its first-ever quarter of negative corporate revenue as well as iPhone unit shipments growth decline after 35 quarters of straight…

LTE Phone Shipments Grew Shipments 300% in Chile

Samsung led the market in terms of volumes whereas Apple led the market in terms of revenue. Entel led the Chilean market in terms of phone sales but…

Vendor Share Forecast 1Q 2016-4Q 2017: LTE & Emerging Markets the Major Growth Drivers

Counterpoint’s Market Outlook provides short and long range forecasts of the total addressable market size in both volume and value. In this report…

ZTE – light in a tunnel

The event: On March 7th, 2016 the US Commerce Department charged ZTE with a, “planned and organized scheme to establish, control and use a series of…

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…

iPhone SE – What does It Mean For Apple & Its Users?

Apple today in a surprising Spring event announced a new iPhone SKU to be added into its portfolio, namely the iPhone SE. The iPhone SE sports the…

Enter The Dragon: Chinese Brands, Hyper-Competition Will Foster Innovation in India

I recently presented at the premier Device World 2016 event in New Delhi with the hot topic being the influx of Chinese brands in the high-growth and…

Review: Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 with Qualcomm AP Promises Top Performance at a Bargain Price

Xiaomi has created a lot of buzz in the industry since its establishment in 2010 and is well known for selling budget products ranging from…