Evolving Business Models – HaaD – Hardware As A Distribution Model

The mobile hardware industry has evolved  from the then elephant in the room and vertically integrated Nokia's dominance in the 2000 decade to rise…

Market Monitor : Q1 2015 : Smartphone Brands Market Share By US Carriers

According to latest research from Counterpoint's Market Monitor quarterly tracker program, USA smartphone market crossed 40 million units at the end…

Market Monitor : Q1 2015 : Smartphones China

Counterpoint Research team of Analysts have completed preliminary sizing of the China smartphone market as few OEMs have already released their Q1…

Market Monitor : Q1 2015 : Handset & Smartphone Markets

ounterpoint Research team of Analysts have completed preliminary sizing of the global handset and smartphone market as few OEMs have already released…

Alcatel One Touch idol 3 – Worth Idolizing!

Alcatel One Touch announced its latest phablet idol 3  at MWC 2015 targeting young and music loving consumers looking for a great ultra-slim clever…

Apple Watch : Wrist Wearable Segment’s iPhone Moment?

Apple's Watch is going to be the "iPhone moment" for the wrist wearable industry. Apple with its premium iPhone offering already commands significant…

Cyanogen: Disruption Around The Corner?

Mobile is eating the world. The platforms (i.e. iOS & Android) empowering this trend have revolutionized by making mobile devices smarter with…

BlackBerry: On Knife Edge

We have been tracking BlackBerry's performance since years now and it is one of the companies with a great amount of potential but slipping away…

Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Apple iPhone 6 Pricing Strategy

Samsung announced 2015's latest flagship models the Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on 1st March 2015. Samsung aims to…

Face-Off: Apple Watch vs. Swiss Watch Industry

Today one of the most premium Swiss watch brands, Tag Heuer jumped (or was forced to) into the smart wearables space partnering with Google (Android…

HERE Launches its Industry Leading Maps & True Offline Navigation Capable App on iOS

HERE launched new navigation and mapping app for iOS today with a nicely done user interface and set of advanced features to compete against the…

LTE Is Eating The World

The connected era is here and this is being possible by the evolving cellular network infrastructure, flatter all-IP scalable core network and…

Xiaomi’s Growth Strategy in West – Baby Steps..

Xiaomi's Growth Strategy Outside China - Will US help Xiaomi propel ahead?  Xiaomi became the third largest smartphone brand in Q3 2014 though…

Market Monitor : Handset & Smartphone Markets – Q4 2014

Counterpoint Research team of Analysts have completed preliminary sizing of the global handset and smartphone market as few OEMs have already…

Apple Records Highest Ever Market Share in Japan & Korea

According to Counterpoint Research’s Monthly Market Pulse report, global Apple iPhone sales grew a healthy 26% annually crossing 20 million unit…

TSMC Q4 2014 : Record Revenues Signals Big iPhone Quarter

As we highlighted in our insight post last quarter, TSMC is an important semiconductor company to track to understand the underlying growth trends in…

Big Trend: Messaging Apps Becoming Ecosystems : Line, WeChat & Others

We have written previously and predicted on how the messaging apps are revolutionizing the tech industry. i.e. How Wechat has transformed into a huge…

$300 Billion Smartphone Industry

We recently posted the latest Q3 2014 mobile phone industry market results, the industry growth remained positive led by proliferation of smartphone…