India a manufacturing hub for Mobile phones

India is slowly converting into a major manufacturing hub for mobile phones companies. Foreign handset vendors such as Nokia, Samsung, and LG have…

China Clocks A Record 100 Million Smartphone Shipments in Q4 2013

Global smartphone market continued to grow by leaps and bounds thanks to the fast-growing emerging markets on the cusp of smartphone demand…

The Big Acquisition: Lenovo acquires Motorola

The Big Acquisition: The world’s leading PC manufacturer Lenovo acquired Motorola Mobility from Google for ~ USD 2.91 Billion. With this deal, Lenovo…

Apple Floors the Competition in the US during December 2013

According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Monthly Market Pulse December report, Apple’s smartphone share in the US soared during December,…

Top Mobile Devices Trends in 2014

Technologically speaking there has never been a dull year in mobile industry. Every year promises and brings in new technologies, disruptions,…

Q3 2013 : Micromax Becomes The 11th Largest Global Mobile Phone Brand

According to latest research from Quarterly Market Monitor service, Asia was one of the fastest growing market in terms of mobile phones and…

Top 10 smartphones in September

Apple’s iPhone 5S is now the bestselling phone of the month In just 10 days of release Apple’s iPhone 5S became the bestselling phone in…

Moto G : Motorola’s Emerging Markets Play With Google At Heart

After almost a couple of years of efforts to revive the once popular "Razr" brand again (but  in the smartphone space) with limited success, Motorola…

Nokia Becomes The Fourth Largest Smartphone Brand in USA in Q3 2013

After years of struggle in one of the most premium and important smartphone market in the world, USA, Nokia is finally seeing its smartphone strategy…

Apple Captures Record 34 Percent of Japan Mobile Phone Sales in September

Despite a slow month of sales globally, Apple continued to double its market share in several of its major launch countries for its iPhone 5s &…

Apple’s US Smartphone Share Doubles in September with new iPhone 5s and 5c

PRESS RELEASE Apple takes the number one position from Samsung in the US in the month of September doubling its market share from the previous…

Top 10 phones in August: Galaxy S4 sales drop but still leads the pack

Galaxy S4 Sales continue to slump but the long tail Galaxy range makes up for it Samsung’s flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S4 was the bestselling…

9 out of 10 Handsets Sold in China are Smartphones

Smartphone momentum continues in the world’s largest mobile market, China. According to the latest Monthly Market Pulse Report from Counterpoint…

BlackBerry & Dell, A Match Made On Earth?

Blackberry today formally announced its disappointing performance for its financial quarter ending August 30th. This was on the cards as we got early…

Apple iPhone 5s & 5c : Forget Low Cost Its Just High Profit !!

The most awaited launch event of the year kicked off today as Tim Cook unveiled the very expected iPhone 5s (but with a smaller s) and to everyone's…

Microsoft Acquires Nokia :: Integration, Marketing & Business Model Rejuvenation Will Be The Key

Surprising end to the US Labor Day weekend as Microsoft announced its next big strategic move in mobile space to acquire the world’s second largest…

Apple is still No. 1 in profits, Samsung will have to wait for its triple crown

Apple still at top of profit share with 53%, Samsung at 45%, others at...2% The second quarter of this year ended again as everyone expected.…

Smartphone share by region in Q1

Samsung leads the smartphone market in all regions except North America Counterpoint Technology Market Research (Counterpoint Research hereafter),…