Apple’s Record Quarter Shadowed by Continued Shortages, Other Risks

Apple’s Record Quarter Shadowed by Continued Shortages, Other Risks

With a March quarter with many headwinds – inflation, component shortages, war and COVID-19 lockdowns – Apple recorded impressive results. Overall…

Qualcomm Announcements Keep Coming

Qualcomm announcements continue at a rapid pace. The company believes its one technology roadmap will expand its total available market seven-fold –…

Counterpoint Research T-Mobile Investing to Pull in 5G Applications

T-Mobile Investing to Pull in 5G Applications

T-Mobile, the #2 carrier in the US by subscribers, held a “5G Forward” event to unveil some updates on its new 5G innovation lab in Bellevue,…

Counterpoint Research iPhone SE 2020 Series Share

New iPhone SE 5G to Open Up More Mid-End Segments Across Key Regions

Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – March 9, 2022 Apple just announced its new iPhone SE smartphone at its online Peek…

Despite Global Component Shortages, Qualcomm Dec Quarter Revenues Hit New High of $10.7 Billion

Qualcomm recorded a very strong December quarter with revenues of $10.7 billion, an increase of 30% YoY. The company had a record QCT quarter despite…

iPhone 13 Helps Apple Break Many December Quarter Records

iPhone 13 Helps Apple Break Many December Quarter Records

Apple posted a record December quarter which included record revenues, record installed base, tremendous growth in all business units (exception:…

Sales on Largest Shopping Days of 2021 Give Glimpse Into 2022

Counterpoint Research analysts had interesting takeaways from the largest shopping days of 2021. These insights highlight some major trends of 2021…

MediaTek Summit Key Takeaways: First Flagship 5G SOC, Tie-up With AMD, FiLogic 130 for IoT Devices

MediaTek recently held its annual executive summit at Laguna Beach, California. The headliner announcement this year was the unveiling of its first…

Multi-sourcing, prioritizing premium helps Qualcomm exceed market expectations

Qualcomm ended the fiscal year with a huge bang, growing yearly revenues by 43% despite the global shortage of semiconductor components and continued…

Which is the Hottest US Carrier in Q3?

According to the Counterpoint US Online/Offline Channel Share Tracker, the quick answer is T-Mobile. The ‘un-carrier’ is punching above its weight…

Qualcomm Diversification Strategy is Working

New Qualcomm CEO Cristiano Amon held his first earnings conference call with a great first quarter at the helm. Qualcomm is best known for its…

AT&T Has a Strong Wireless Performance in 2Q 2021

Q2 2021: AT&T Has a Strong Wireless Performance

From the perspective of hardware sales, AT&T had a strong Q2 2021. Smartphone sales were up 31% YoY. The carrier sold over five million…

US Carriers, Hardware Sales See Large, Positive YoY Comps in Q2 2021

Riding on the 5G wave, increasing vaccination rates and improving consumer sentiment, the second quarter numbers for 2021 are expected to be robust…

Global Refurbished Smartphone Market Volumes Grew 4% in 2020; Higher Growth Expected in 2021

Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – July 13, 2020 The global refurbished smartphone market saw healthy growth across most…

The Summer Temperatures are Rising and so are the US Carrier Promotional Activities

We are one week from the end of the second quarter. Often, the official start to summer ushers in a slowdown with the major US carriers selling fewer…

Counterpoint Research 5G Ushering in Affordability for the Masses

5G Ushering in Affordability With Performance

Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – May 11, 2021 Looking at the numbers, 5G is very impressive – from delivering super-fast…

Apple Takes the Cake with Latest Results

Apple had a record-setting quarter with the highest revenues and earnings ever during the Jan-Mar period. All product segments saw record revenue…

Apple’s Spring Loaded Event Showcases Apple Silicon and Some Extras

With a record-setting Q4 under its belt, Apple had plenty of new to announce in its April event. The focal point of the event was the company’s…