Counterpoint-Weekly-Newsletter

Counterpoint Weekly Newsletter

Top 10 5G Android: Guess Who Topped, Tailed and Prevailed? 29th April In addition to COVID-19 and component shortages, a fresh challenge cropped up…

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Sony WF-1000XM4 Review: Great ANC TWS Earbuds With Stellar Audio

The TWS hearables are one of the fast-growing segments in consumer electronics seeing a 24% YoY growth in 2021. OEMs removing wired headphones from…

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Qualcomm FastConnect 7800: Introducing Wi-Fi 7 to Power Multi Gigabit, Low-Latency Metaverse & Computing Experiences

It took less than three years for Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) one of the latest generation Wi-Fi technologies to go mainstream across smartphones, tablets,…

Infographic: 2021 | Hearables (TWS)

TWS Market Share by Brand: The global TWS hearables market sales in 2021 grew 24% YoY to 299.6 million units. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic impact…

Key Consumer IoT Themes at MWC 2022: Wearables, Smart Office & Smart Home Solutions Galore

Mobile World Congress (MWC) which took place in Barcelona, Spain this year from February 28th to March 3rd showcased some interesting announcements…

Global TWS Shipments Grow 24% YoY to Reach 300 Million in 2021

The $50-$100 and $200+ price bands led the market growth in 2021. Apple maintained its first position in 2021 but with a shrinking share.  Boston,…

STMicroelectronics 4Q 2021 Earnings Beat Expectations Driven by Automotive and Industrial

STMicroelectronics Q4 2021: Earnings Beat Expectations Driven by Automotive and Industrial

STMicroelectronics one of the leading electronics and Semiconductor manufacturer has announced its Q4 and 2021 Financial Results. Overall the…

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50% of Current TWS Users in India Likely to Upgrade Within a Year: Survey

About 60% of the current TWS users plan to stick to TWS for their next hearable purchase. Battery life, sound clarity and call quality will be the…

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Nothing ear (1) Review: Unique Semi-transparent Design, Clean Sound, Good ANC

The Nothing ear (1) TWS earbuds are priced at $99. The earbuds feature ANC and transparency modes. Nothing has put a lot of emphasis on offering a…

India TWS Shipments Reach Record 8 mn in Q3 2021; boAt Continues to Dominate while Apple Bounces Back

boAt set the record of being the leader for the fifth consecutive quarter with 171% YoY growth. The top five brands reached their highest ever…

TWS Specs See Rapid Additions, Improvements

TWS Specs See Rapid Additions, Improvements

TWS hearables specifications have undergone big changes within a short span of time. According to a Counterpoint Research report that compared…

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Apple Unleashes MacBook Pros with New M1 Pro, M1 Max SoCs, Promises a Notch Higher Performance

Apple’s new M1 Pro and M1 Max SoCs offer up to 10-core CPU, 32-core GPU and 64GB unified memory. Apple also announced new 14-inch and 16-inch…

Counterpoint Research Global TWS PR Q2 2021

Global TWS Market: Q2 2021 Growth Slows on Regional Woes

Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – September 1, 2021 The global market for TWS hearables saw tepid QoQ growth in Q2 2021,…

India TWS Shipments up 68% YoY in Q2 2021 With boAt Maintaining Lead

boAt maintained its lead for the fourth successive quarter in Q2 2021, posting 426% YoY growth. OnePlus and realme captured the second and third…

Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Less Means More

Samsung Galaxy Buds 2: Less Means More

Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – August 3, 2021  Global TWS hearables sales are enjoying strong year-on-year growth,…

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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…

Russia Online Smartphone Market Q1 2021 Counterpoint

Russia Online Smartphone Sales Grab Record 36% Share in Q1 2021

Samsung led in total smartphone sales while Xiaomi led in online channel share. M.Video-Eldorado led among online platforms, followed by Svyaznoy…

TWS Sales up 44% YoY in Q1 2021; $100+ Segment in Recovery Mode

 Boston, Toronto, London, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul - 3 June 2021 The global TWS hearables market managed to sustain its growth…