Three out of Four Smartphones Forecast to Have Dedicated AI Processors by End of 2022

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego April 12th, 2019 Dedicated processors will dramatically expand the use of AI in…

Qualcomm AI Day 2019

Qualcomm Enters Data Center Inference Market with AI Cloud 100 Family

Qualcomm's AI Day came with a slew of new launches and announcements, all focused on expanding the company’s reach and AI strategy. Among other…

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Taiwan is Key to Google’s Smartphone, IoT, AI, and Data Center Ambitions

With the announcement of a new office situated in T-Park in New Taipei City, Google continues to expand its presence in Taiwan. The new workplace,…

Qualcomm Brings Advanced AI, Gaming and Imaging Prowess to Snapdragon 6 & 7 Series Platforms

Growth in the global smartphone market declined annually for the first time ever in 2018. This was primarily due to the lengthening replacement…

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Google Pixel 3 and OnePlus 6T Sales Driven by Previous Samsung Owners in Q4 2018

Both the devices have failed to swing iOS users over to Android. Over 80% of Pixel 3’s volumes are coming from previous Android smartphone owners.…

5G Rollout Race Begins with Verizon Lighting Up Chicago and Minneapolis

Verizon brought in their 5G launch date by over a week announcing on April 3rd that Chicago and Minneapolis are live. Initially, the launch was…

Smartphone Market in the Philippines Grew 4% YoY in 2018

Huawei and Xiaomi were the fastest growing brands during 2018 even as the likes of Samsung, Cherry Mobile, MyPhone and Apple registered a decline in…

USA market

US Premium Segment Stalls as Smartphone Market Weakness Continues in Q1

The US market continued its downward sales trend in February.  Apple is holding its market share in a declining US market, but volume mix is shifting…

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A Closer Look at Xiaomi’s 2018 Annual Results

After its IPO in June 2018, Xiaomi announced its first annual earnings results recently. Its total revenues grew 52.6% year-on-year (YoY) to RMB…

Top 5 Smartphone Model Share For 8 Countries

This data represents the top 5 model share for eight countries by quarter. For detailed insights on the data, please reach out to us at…

Silver Linings in the Gloomy Chinese Smartphone Market

It is a grim time for smartphone sales in China. The largest smartphone market in the world has been on a constant decline since Q4 2017, according…

Counterpoint: Huawei P30 Pro

Dancing in the Dark – Huawei P30 Series Launch

Huawei today launched the, much leaked, P30 series. The P series forms part of a co-flagship range together with the Mate series. The Mate tends to…

January Marks 14th Consecutive Month of YoY Decline in US Smartphone Sales

The US market continued its downward sales trend in January 2019. November of 2017 was the last month that showed a YoY volume gain.    San Diego,…

South Africa Local Smartphone Brands Grew 33% YoY in 2018

The top five smartphone brands captured nearly 80% of the South African market during the year. Mobicel was the fastest growing smartphone brand in…

USA Market Analysis Q4 2018

Overview: This report is a deep dive analysis of the US smartphone market in Q4 2018. We analyze the performance of individual OEMs as well as…

Average Storage Capacity in Smartphones to Cross 80GB by End-2019

The era of 1TB storage in smartphones has begun. Samsung has introduced the Galaxy S10 Plus with 1TB NAND flash memory, which is the highest storage…

True Wireless Hearables Sales to Climb To 129 Million Units Globally by 2020

Apple will continue to dominate the market. However, Samsung, Huawei, and traditional wireless headset manufacturers will grow alongside new……

Global Refurbished Smartphone Market Growth Slows to 1% in 2018

The secondary industry was affected by the 11% drop in new smartphone sales in key supply countries such as China and the United States leading to a…