CES 2022 Automotive Announcements Counterpoint

Top 10 Automotive Announcements at CES 2022

The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) held this year from January 5 to 7 saw attendance from tech companies from various domains such as 5G,…

Webinar: Importance of Audio in a Living Room Environment

About the Webinar The popularity of smart devices in a living room setup is on the rise. Consumers are shifting from traditional devices to a more…

Smartphone Primary Camera Resolution Continues to Improve Amid Supply Shortages

 Beijing, Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Taipei, Seoul – Nov 11, 2021 Smartphones featuring rear main cameras powered by 48MP and…

India TV Tracker Counterpoint

Record 65% YoY Growth for India’s Smart TV Market in Q2 2021

New Delhi, Hong Kong, London, Boston, Toronto, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – September 17, 2021 India’s TV shipments grew 46% YoY in Q2 2021, according to…

H1 2021 Sees 5G Smartphone Shipment Share Zooming to 43.2% in Japan Market

Braving the COVID-19 pandemic, Japan’s smartphone shipments grew 27% YoY to 19.7 million units in H1 2021, according to the latest numbers from…

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Podcast: High-res, Lossless Audio Crucial in Delivery of Music in its Purest Form

Personal and home audio technology has greatly evolved over the years. We have moved from wired to mono Bluetooth and stereo wireless headphones to…

Counterpoint Research Germany TWS Consumer Study February 2021

User Survey: Apple Will Continue to Dominate Germany TWS Market

More than 40% of the current TWS users plan for a next TWS purchase in a year or less. 71% of the TWS users again plan to opt for a TWS for their…

Counterpoint Research: Apple Shipped Record iPhones in Q4 2020, Global Smartphone Market Continues to Recover

Apple Shipped Record iPhones in Q4 2020, Global Smartphone Market Continues to Recover

• The global smartphone market continued to recover in Q4 2020, rebounding 8% QoQ to 395.9 million units. • Apple’s 8% YoY and 96% QoQ growth helped…

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Japan Smartphone Sales Recover to Pre-COVID Levels in Q3 2020

• Low- and mid-end devices drive recovery • Q4 to maintain momentum, led by iPhone 12 Japan’s smartphone market showed clear signs of recovery in Q3…

Thales, G+D, ST Micro Lead eSIM Enablement Landscape

While Idemia, Valid and Truphone are fast-emerging enablers with growing reach, Workz and software-based eSIM providers Kigen and Oasis are this…

Aftershokz Aeropex Review: No Bone to Pick Here

The excitement around hearables is currently driven by true wireless stereo (TWS) devices. Sales of TWS are growing rapidly, even amid the pandemic,…

The Rise of Smartphone Players in the Smart TV Market

The Rise of Smartphone Players in the Smart TV Market

Smartphone makers are now eyeing the smart TV market globally. Smart TV is a natural extension for a lot of device makers as they are quite familiar…

Counterpoint CES2020

Top 10 Automotive Announcements in CES 2020

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES), one of the largest global platforms to showcase consumer electronics technologies and innovation, was held in…

Apple is the Most Preferred True Wireless Hearable Brand for Future Purchase in the US

Greater democratization of wireless technology and reduction in prices will help wireless hearables become mainstream in the next two-three years.…

IFA2019 – Mid-Range Smartphones Get Some Much-Needed Attention

In the smartphone market, a lot of emphasis is given to flagship products – they are the ones that tend to receive the first release of new…

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Game Console Market Set for a Leap in 2020

A game console is a high-tech gadget primarily designed for consumers to play computer games at home in contrast to home PCs or arcade machines.…

2Q 2016: Western Europe 4G LTE Smartphone Shipments Grew 76% Annually

While overall smartphone demand remained flat compared to last year, 4G LTE smartphone demand across UK, Germany and France jumped significantly.…

Infographic: The Q2 Handset/Smartphone Market in One Page

Below is one of the infographics we update quarterly to summarize the events each quarter for the handset and smartphone market. The data comes from…