INFOGRAPHIC: Q2-2019 | MOBILE MARKET MONITOR

Our Q2-2019 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one Infographic in each quarter to summarize the handset and smartphone market…

Indonesian Smartphone Market Grew 6% annually in Q2 2019

Realme becomes a Top 5 smartphone brand. Refreshed A series helps Samsung retain top spot. New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Beijing, San Diego,…

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Smartphone Sales Grow 4% YoY During the Latest ‘618 E-Commerce Festival’

The popularity of third-party app platforms for shopping is increasing, especially across China’s lower-tier cities. New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul,…

India Smartphone Market Reached 37mn Shipments – A Second Quarter Record

New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Beijing, San Diego, Buenos Aires –  July 25th, 2019 Top 5 smartphone brands contribution reached the highest…

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Online Channel Share in the Chinese Smartphone Market Declines in Q1 2019

JD.com and Tmall.com accounted for 70% of the online smartphone marketplace, but their market shares declined slightly    New Delhi, Hong Kong,…

Market Share of Top Five Smartphone OEMs in Indonesia Reached Highest-Ever Level During Q1 2019

The Indonesian smartphone market is increasingly concentrated at the top with the market share of the top five smartphone OEMs reaching the…

Global Smartphone Shipments Market Share Q1 2019

INFOGRAPHIC: Q1-2019 | MOBILE MARKET MONITOR

Our Q1-2019 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one Infographic in each quarter to summarize the handset and smartphone market…

Samsung Leads Sri Lanka Smartphone Market Even as Xiaomi Enters Top Three

Sri Lanka’s smartphone market grew around 11% YoY during Q1 2019. New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Beijing, San Diego, Buenos Aires – 3rd June…

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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…

Xiaomi Phone

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…

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A Record 28% of All Smartphones Were Sold Through Online Channel in Q4 2018 in China

JD is the top online platform for smartphone sales with 50% channel share Honor overtakes Xiaomi to become the leading brand by sales volume in the…

MWC Part 2: The Dawn of 5G

Foldable smartphones may have taken the spotlight at the 2019 MWC in Barcelona, but the more realistic jump in technology for smartphones is 5G.…

Teardown and BoM Analysis for Xiaomi Pocophone F1

POCO F1 is the first phone from POCO, Xiaomi’s sub-brand. Xiaomi decided to release a mid-to-high end model to take on increasing competition from…

Festive Season India

Online Channels Accounted to a Record Half of All the Smartphones Sold During Indian Diwali Festive Season

Top three smartphone brands captured 57% of the India festive sales volumes dominated by Xiaomi, Samsung and Realme. Xiaomi dominated the festive…

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…

Smartphones with Glass Back Penetration to hit 60% by CY 2020

Smartphones with glass backs are becoming popular as OEMs have lately started focusing more on CMF (colour material and finish) to differentiate…