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Increased store traffic, promotions, shortages, and more; five takeaways from the iPhone 13 launch

The iPhone 13 is finally here, just one week after Apple announced the next generation iPhones in its digital only launch event. Pre-orders leading…

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iPhone 13 to Boost US iOS Installed Base as Carriers Push Promotions

Apple’s latest announcement brings us the newest generation iPhone 13, iPads and Apple Watch 7. Each of these devices promises improvements in…

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Snapdragon Sound Makes Pitch With High Quality Wireless Audio Solution

In today's smartphone market, wireless devices are increasingly becoming our means to listen to music and communicate hands free. There are fewer…

US Smartphone Market Grows 27% YoY in H1 2021 Despite Shortages; OnePlus, Motorola, Nokia HMD Gain as LG Exits

Q2 2021: US Smartphone Market Grows 27% YoY in H1 2021 Despite Shortages; OnePlus, Motorola, Nokia HMD Gain as LG Exits

Denver, Boston, Toronto, Denver, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – July 27, 2021  The US smartphone market saw a 27% YoY increase in H1…

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Budget 5G Smartphones are the New Battlegrounds for OEMs

T-Mobile Drives US 5G Competition in $100-$250 Price Band T-Mobile is pushing the envelope when it comes to budget 5G smartphones ($100-$250 band) in…

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Microsoft Bets Big on Cloud Gaming

The recently-concluded edition of the annual Electronics Entertainment Expo (E3), where the video game industry gets together and showcases the…

Counterpoint Research US Smartphone Market Grows 19% YoY in Q1 2021;  5G Smartphone Sales Eclipse 53 m Units

US Smartphone Market Grows 19% YoY in Q1 2021; 5G Smartphone Sales Eclipse 53 m Units

Boston, Toronto, Denver, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – April 30, 2021 The US smartphone market saw a 19% year-over-year (YoY) growth in…

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OnePlus Announces Strategic Partnership With Hasselblad

To invest $150 million in strengthening mobile camera imaging capabilities The rumors have been confirmed. On Monday, OnePlus announced a partnership…

Counterpoint Research US Monthly Smartphone Sell-Through Highlights Recovery, Device Spec Trends

US Monthly Smartphone Sell-Through Highlights Recovery, Device Spec Trends

Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – February 5, 2021 The US smartphone market showed further resilience during December,…

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OnePlus Bucks US Smartphone Market Trend in 2020

Boston, Denver, Toronto, London, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – February 3, 2021 The year 2020 was tough for many OEMs as the overall…

Counterpoint Research US Smartphone Market Down 6% YoY in Q4 2020, but Apple, Samsung Grow

US Smartphone Market Down 6% YoY in Q4 2020, but Apple, Samsung Grow

Boston, Denver, Toronto, London, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – February 1, 2021 The US smartphone market saw a 6% YoY decline in…

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Apple Maintains Top OEM Position in Q3 2020 Despite Delayed iPhone 12 Launch in USA

Apple leads in US sell-in market share with 39%, Samsung follows with 30%, while LG trails at 13% Apple has been the US smartphone market leader…

USA Q3 2020 Smartphone Market

US Smartphone Market on Road to Recovery with 31% QoQ Growth in Q3 2020

More than 20% of all smartphone sales are now coming from online orders. Apple and Samsung register YoY growth in an otherwise declining market. The…

A Week of iPhone 12 Sales at US Carrier Stores

A Week of iPhone 12 Sales at US Carrier Stores

The new iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro have now been selling in the US since October 23 and carriers are finally seeing more traction compared to the…

Five Observations from Last Week’s iPhone 12 Launch

Apple officially began selling its newest iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro last week. The iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 Pro Max hit the stores November 13.…

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OnePlus 8T: Some Upgrades and a Robust Charger

This week, OnePlus launched its mid-year refresh model in the OnePlus 8 series, the OnePlus 8T. OnePlus has released “T” models since the OnePlus 3T…

5G Smartphone Share USA

5G Smartphones Account for 14% of Total US Smartphone Sales in Aug

5G smartphones to make up around 20% of total sales in 2020. Apple to drive 5G adoption in Q4 2020 with iPhone 12 line-up. Boston, Toronto, London,…

Apple Keynote Event Sep 2020

Three Things the Latest Apple Event Told Us by Omission

Much of the news on Apple on Tuesday focused on its latest products and services. The Apple Watch and iPad line-up both got upgrades while Apple One…