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The Top 10 Best-Selling Smartphones in China and the World in 2018

The global economy was in turmoil in 2018. Both the global and the Chinese manufacturing industry were suffering, and trade growth slowed down. Not…

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Sell-Through in China’s Smartphone Market Continues to Decline but Bright Spots Emerge in Q1 2019

In Q1 2019, the sales volume of smartphones fell below 100 million again. Huawei, OPPO and Vivo maintain YoY growth. With the release of new models,…

Samsung is the Most Preferred Brand for Next Purchase in the UK

The UK is a mature smartphone market driven by operator channels. Apple and Samsung dominate the best-selling list. Competition is intensifying with…

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…

Oppo, Xiaomi and Vivo Reached Their Highest Ever Shipments in a Single Quarter, Despite a Global Slowdown

iPhone helps Apple to record 3rd quarter revenue even as shipments remain flat YoY Huawei  holds on to 2nd position for the second consecutive…

Q3 2018: The Chinese Smartphone Market Continues to Decline, Driving Market Consolidation

Huawei (including Honor) was the fastest growing brand and No. 1 in China, and OPPO and vivo’s rankings are neck and neck, with a combined market…

Chinese Brands Handset Profit Crossed US$ 2 Billion For the First Time Ever in Q2 2018

According to the latest research from Counterpoint Market Monitor Q2 2018 (April-June), Global handset profits grew 4% annually in Q2 2018 mainly due…

Philippines Smartphone Market Returns to Growth in Q2 2018

Huawei (404%) and vivo (106%) were the fastest growing brands in Philippines during the quarter. Huawei enters the top five smartphone brands for the…

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China Smartphone Market Shifts Towards Higher Price Point; Driven By Upgrading Users

Chinese market shipments slowed in Q3 2017 compared to a strong quarter last year, smartphone shipments1 in China were down 1% YoY but grew 3%…

Oppo, vivo and Gionee are driving the selfie-trend in India

Key takeaways Overall mobile handsets and the smartphone segment witnessed a healthy growth of 6% and 15% YoY respectively in Q1 2017. Smartphones…

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.…