MWCA 2018: What Isn’t Talked About in 5G?

Mobile World Congress America’s first keynote on Wednesday set the tone for the following days, highlighting two key themes: 5G and artificial…

Unpacked 2018 – Building an Ecosystem and Launching the Note 9

Counterpoint Research once again attended the Samsung Unpacked event in New York City. With 3,000 media and Samsung partner attendees, the event…

Mobile Gaming Phones, a Brief History and Lessons Learned

Ever since the classic game Snake graced the first Nokia device in 1998, there has been interest by the mobile phone market to push the boundaries of…

Amazon Leads the Online Smartphone Sales Channel in the US in Q1 2018

Online smartphone sales grew to 12% of all smartphones sold in the US in Q1 2018, up from 9% a year ago. Carriers’ online portals captured a combined…

Over 100 Million Global 5G Smartphone Shipments by 2021

San Diego, Buenos Aires, London, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Beijing, Seoul – April 16, 2018 According to the latest research from Counterpoint Research,…

Three Ways the Newest US Tariff Announcement Could Affect the Domestic Smartphone Market and Beyond

On Tuesday April 3rd, President Trump unveiled a list of 1,300 Chinese imports that it will subject to a 25% increase in import duty, amounting to…

Implications of the Broadcom-Qualcomm Presidential Block: What it Means for Qualcomm and the US Tech Market

Background:  It has been several days since President Trump blocked Broadcom’s $117 billion hostile takeover bid of Qualcomm.  Broadcom announced…